OUR HOST CITY IS HARTFORD, CT

The Competition will be held on April 14 - 16, 2023
THE HOST CITY

HARTFORD, CT

Hartford is the capital city of the U.S. state of Connecticut. It was the seat of Hartford County until Connecticut disbanded county government in 1960. It is the core city in the Greater Hartford metropolitan area. Census estimates since the 2010 United States census have indicated that Hartford is the fourth-largest city in Connecticut with a 2020 population of 121,054, behind the coastal cities of BridgeportNew Haven, and Stamford.

Hartford was founded in 1635 and is among the oldest cities in the United States. It is home to the country's oldest public art museum (Wadsworth Atheneum), the oldest publicly funded park (Bushnell Park), the oldest continuously published newspaper (the Hartford Courant), and the second-oldest secondary school (Hartford Public High School). It is also home to the Mark Twain House, where the author wrote his most famous works and raised his family, among other historically significant sites. Mark Twain wrote in 1868, "Of all the beautiful towns it has been my fortune to see this is the chief."

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28 Day Hill Rd, Windsor, CT 06095 

Marriott Hartford/Windsor Airport

Located in Windsor, Marriott Hartford/Windsor Airport is in the business district, within a 10-minute drive of Windsor Arts Center and Windsor Historical Society. This hotel is 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from Northwest Park and 4 mi (6.4 km) from Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut.