September 1976... The Club started out as the South
African Jeep Club in September 1976 and operated as a non-profit
Club to promote the interests of Jeep Owners in South Africa. Since,
it has evolved into an open to all types of
four wheel drive vehicles Club.
Club strives to be a symbol of organized four wheel drive owners,
concerned with fauna & flora, natural resources and recreation
in South Africa.
Name 4X4ATV explains that we group under All Terrain
Vehicles whose main purpose is that of off-road usage.
activities are of
a family nature. Monthly meetings are held where members can put
their vehicles to the test, improve their driving skills and
socialize with fellow members.
general meeting, open to all club
takes place during the course of the year to get input from members regarding
activities and administration. Social functions for Club members are
also held. This concludes
with a yearend function. The Club will always
remain a non-profit organization, allowing us the opportunity
to promote the responsible usage of our natural resources. We also participates in community projects such as fund
raising, donating blood and charity projects.
main event / attraction is without a doubt the annual Toyota
Rust de Winter Jamboree - proclaimed to be the biggest annual
gathering of 4X4's in the country. Some members also participate in
the National 4X4 Challenge Series.
Club has had a steady growth of members over the past years and has
a membership of over 400. It has a documented constitution and is
controlled by a committee of around 12 members selected each March
during an Annual General Meeting. On becoming a member, you agree to
adhere to the code of conduct and the rules of this constitution.
You are required to uphold the interests of the Club and the four
wheel drive community in general. A newsletter keeps members up to
date on the latest activities and gives you a means of reporting
back on events.