Winners

We’re compiling a list of Louisiana’s Award Winners.  If you have an award not listed, please contact the webmaster.

This list starts with the earliest awards, but some members have multiple awards, so it might not be strictly chronological.  Pictures of the individuals and/or cars are posted when available.

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1956 Ford Thunderbird

First Junior, 1981, Pensacola, FL

First Senior, 1981, San Antonio, TX

First Preservation, 1985, Jekyll Island, GA; Repeat Preservation, 1989, Grand Forks, ND; Repeat Preservation, 1992, Montgomery, AL, Repeat Preservation, 2003, Greenville, SC; Repeat Preservation, 2003, Paris, TX

Owners: Charlie & Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter


1955 Ford Thunderbird

Second Junior, 1995, Panama City, FL

First Junior, 1999, Paris, TX

Owners: Charlie & Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter


1957 Ford Fairlane

2002, Benny Bootle Memorial Award (outstanding V8 Ford Automobile which completed an AACA National Tour)

Owners: Charlie & Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter


1952 Ford Victoria

2006, Benny Bootle Memorial Award (outstanding V8 Ford Automobile which completed an AACA National Tour)

Owners: Charlie & Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter


1964 Ford Fairlane

2006, Historic Preservation of Original Features (HPOF), Mobile, AL

Owners: Charlie & Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter


1957 Ford Thunderbird

2010, Driver Participation Class (DPC), Louisville, KY

Owners: Charlie & Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter


Charlie Froehlich

The Division Tour Award (in recognition of outstanding contributions in hosting a Divisional Tour)

– 2001, Southeast Divisional Tour, Deep South Region, Mobile, AL

– 2005, Central Divisional Tour, Louisiana Region, Houma, LA

Charlie is also an AACA Senior Master Judge.

National Tour Chairman The Sentimental Tour 2018, Louisiana Region, centered in Natchez, MS


1981 DeLorean DMC-12

First Junior, Winter Meet, Melbourne, FL,  March 2008

First Senior, Southeastern Fall Meet, Cleveland, TN, September 2008

AACA 75th Anniversary “Time Line” Car, July 2010

First and Multiple Repeat Preservation Awards since 2010

National Award Nominee, October 2013 

National Award Nominee, October 2019

Owners: Fred and Debbie Duplechin, Lagniappe Chapter


1931 Ford Victoria “Leatherback”

First Junior, Southeastern Special Spring Meet, Lebanon, TN, June 2009

First Senior, Central Fall Meet, Topeka, KS, September 2009

First Grand National Meet – Lebanon, TN, 2014
First and Multiple Repeat Preservation Awards since 2009
National Award Winner – Feb. 2016 – Ford Award 1928 – 1931
This car was in 4 movies:  Cigarettes & Nylons – 2009
                                        The Butler – 2012
                                        Bonnie & Clyde – 2013
                                        The Highwaymen – 2018

Owners: Greg and Brenda Dobney, Lagniappe Chapter


1930 Packard 733 7-Passenger Phaeton    

First Junior, AACA 75th Anniversary Meet, Louisville, KY, July 2010

First Senior, Central Fall Meet, Moline, IL, August 2010

First Preservation, Western Fall Meet, Cheyenne, Wyoming, September 2010

Owners: Marty and Dale Roth, Lagniappe Chapter


Fred Duplechin

Master Editor, Awarded at AACA Annual Meeting – Philadelphia, PA, February 2010

National Meet Chairman (in recognition of outstanding contributions in hosting a National Meet) for Central Fall Meet 2015

 


1934 Buick

First Junior, Eastern Spring Meet, Stowe, VT, May 21, 2011

First Senior, Bristol, TN, August 13, 2011

First Grand National, Shelbyville, TN, June 15, 2012,   Preservation Awards

Owners: Marty and Dale Roth, Lagniappe Chapter

      

Marty is also Master Judge


John Copes

AACA National Judges Honor Society, 2012

 

 

 


1988 Avanti Sport Convertible

First Junior, 2015 Central Fall Meet, Houma, LA

First Senior, 2016 Winter Meet, Naples, FL

First Preservation, 2016 Central Fall Meet, Galveston, TX

Multiple Repeat Preservation Awards

Owners: Fred and Debbie Duplechin, Lagniappe Chapter


1930 Studebaker President

First Junior, 

First Senior, Central Fall Meet, Houma, Louisiana, November 2015

First Preservation, 

Owners: Ken and Linda Smart, Lagniappe Chapter


1937 Ford 1/2 Ton Pickup

Benny Bootle Award Winner for 2017, (outstanding V8 Ford Automobile which completed an AACA National Tour)

Awarded at the Annual Meeting, February 2018, Philadelphia

Owners, Charlie and Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter

 


1958 Chevrolet Bel Air

From Barn Find to Zenith Award

The Zenith Award is AACA’s “Best of the Best”

November 2015 – 1st Junior, Houma, LA

December 2018 – 1st Senior, Mobile, AL

December 2018 Nominated for an AACA National Award

June 2019 – 1st Grand National and …Zenith Award, Auburn, IN

Multiple Preservation Awards

Owners, Russel and Teresa Huval, Breaux Bridge, LA, Evangeline Chapter


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