Welcome to ACHAFR


The Antique, Classic and Historic Automobile world Fellowship of Rotarians (ACHAFR) is an international association of Rotarians dedicated to promoting the preservation and utilisation of antique, classic and historic automobiles as an opportunity for fellowship and service

The ACHAFR embraces national chapters and has individual members ( see Membership).It has been approved for recognition by the Board of Rotary International

The Fellowship was founded in 1988 and gradually spread its wings over continents and now counts twelve national chapters in Europe and North America as well as contact representatives in Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland and Uruguay (see National Chapters)

Its main activities are:

  • acting as prime contact with Rotary International
  • holding an Annual General Meeting providing full details of the previous years’activities and presenting  the Financial Statements and the Financial Budget

  • coordinating at least one International Touring Rally per annum (see National Chapters, ACHAFR Tours)
  • providing support to new fellowships/national chapters in helping them to get established
  • giving support to national chapters organising rallies themselves and/or assisting local Rotary Clubs with the organisation and promotion of Vintage and Classic Car Rallies and Shows
  • providing and maintaining a website (www.achafr.eu)  for general information and specifics of national chapters and events
  • assisting national chapters in acquiring new members through booths at Rotary (District and International) Conventions and providing marketing and PR support via (social)media, newsletters and materials such as car badges, caps, pins , shirts etc.



There are hundreds of events being organised by various Rotary Clubs throughout the world and via its national chapters  ACHAFR will provide information of those local and national events and introduce interested potential participants  from other  domestic and foreign Rotary Clubs to the respective organizing Club (see Rotary Club Events)