Chartered in 2015 The Greenhorn Region is a non-geographic region of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA), its membership is comprised of you young adults (Driving aged to 50 years). The Greenhorn Region is free from dues, and only requires you to pay your National Dues to maintain your region status.
It's purpose is for the casual sharing & communication among its membership. With a focus on developing new programs & activities to improve AACA's exposure - creating marketing logos that will compete with local non-vintage automobile clubs to increase young adult awareness. Encourage local AACA regions to try new techiques to promote the AACA Hoby ways With the intent of increasing awareness to the hobby and increase membership on a Local and National Level.
Building Partnerships with edcuational institutions and museums to provide insight to automobile history.
Building Partnerships with Community businesses to hold events that pertain to the classic car collector hobby.
Creating new events that will attract & engage young adults to become involved in the collector car hobby.
The Antique Automobile of America (AACA) is America's premiere resource for the collectible vehicle community since 1935. The club a 501(c)(3) organization, through its National Office, Publications, and Membership - aids individuals in their dedication to the enjoyment and preservation of automotive history. With more than 400 local regions and chapters in the United States, there is definitely a chance of a local connection.
Membership Benefits include a bi-monthly publication ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE - the country's foremost antique auto publication. It features historical articles, technical articles, tour & meet accounts. Free Admission to the AACA Museum, and limited free Research hours in the AACA Library.
The AACA considers vehicles to be historic if they meet a 25 years of age or older, and are in the condition as to how they left the factory or dealership. The AACA offers a variety of Vehicle Classes to satisfy your automotive desires. Automobile enthusists have the opportunity to have their vehicles in Class Judging Competition for restored Antique Automobiles (Point Scoring system), a Historical Preservation of Original Features (Evaluated Class) for unrestored vehicles.
The most EXCITING & APPEALING class to Young Adults involved in the Classic Car Hobby is AACA's Driver Participation class. This is another evaluated class- that focuses on the owners Daily or Weekend Driver Classic Car .
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Alfred State University
Does your Accredited Educational Institution have an automotive program? If you said yes- did you know the AACA offers a $1,000 dollar grant to COMPETE in the Great Race X-CUP Division, as well as AACA X-Cup Scholarships for advanced automotive education? If you are in an area and don't know of any clubs, but would like to find out go to our contact page and send us an email.
What is the Great Race?
The Great Race is a cross-country rally that pits driver/navigator teams against the clock and against each other. Entrants participate in a timed, controlled speed, endurance competition over 9 days. Antique & Vintage Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles with body and drive train built in 1972 & earlier qualify. This well organized competition's primary concern is SAFETY. Requiring competitors to drive at least 5 mph below the speed limit - Speeding or Aggressive driving are sure ways to lose the competition.
What is the X Cup?
The X-Cup is a division designed for student teams to COMPETE against other X-Cup Teams. Drivers must be at least 22 at the start, navigators must be 21 or younger at the start.
For more info on the Great Race X-Cup - Click on the X-Cup logo at the top of the page to go to their website.
If you would like to donate, please mail your (501) (C3) donation to:
AACA X-Cup Scholarship Fund
AACA National Headquarters
501 W. Governors Road
PO Box 417
Hershey, PA 17033
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A Look Inside What We Do...
Alfred State University (Chemung Valley Chapter) Students with their 1953 Dodge Power Wagon - Great Race 2015
Greenhorn Region Members Norm Hutton (center), Shellie Stewart (bottom left), Tom Winegar (top right) & Leif Mangulson (bottom right) at Latimore Valley Fairgrounds for EMMR.
Vice President Kyle Blake with his 1969 Cadillac in Philadelphia, PA
GHR Member Kyle Blake & Leif Mangulson holding their annual seminar on Social Media Marketing Benefits for the AACA.