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Welcome to the official Connecticut Volkswagen Association website. Since 1985, CVA has brought together people from all around to enjoy one thing that we all have in common, the love for a little car, called the Volkswagen. While membership has its privileges with our members only family events and technical help with your VW from our staff; we welcome everyone to participate at our public events whether you are a member or not, you are always welcomed. And always be sure to check our Show Info & Locations page for CVA events through-out the year.

CVA News Update

Sunday June 18, 2023 The one and only VW show happening Father's Day Weekend. A tradition for 30 years now. One of the longest running New England VW shows with vendors, camping, music, food and good friends. Good pets welcomed.

-------------New RULES this Year----------

-All Show Cars must enter show under it's own power. No show car will be allowed in under tow, on a flat bed, or trailer. No Exceptions!!!

- No Trailers will be allowed in the show car entrance. Please unload your show vehicle in the spectator parking lot area and drive your VW into the show. We need all the extra space we can get for the show plus it's for your safety and ours. Thank you for your cooperation!

-Saturday Night Early Swap Meet Set-ups. Vendors who want to set up the night before must preregister with Bill Arute (860)395-9964 or bill@ctvwa.org. Cost for early set up is $100 for swap space plus $35 for camping (includes electrical hook-up). No vendor after 9:pm Saturday will be allow in swap area. No Exceptions!!!

30th Annual Bug-A-Fair will be held at the Terryville Fairgrounds, Town Hill Road on Fathers day from 9am to 3pm. 40 Show Car classes with 1st-3rd Place awards for both aircooled and watercooled VWs plus Special Choice awards and Best of Show trophies totaling over 140 awards! Car registration opens at 9am, judging starts at 12 noon and awards at 3pm. The show also has a huge swap meet with over 75 vendors selling used and new VW items. Food all day Sunday provided by the Terryville Lions Club. Camping Saturday night for those who want to get a jump on the festivities. All proceeds go to the Terryville Lions Club. Directions: Route 6 Scott Road in Terryville, Ct. then two miles to Terryville Fairgrounds, 171 Town Hill Rd. For more info go to www.ctvwa.org or contact: Bill Arute 860-395-9964, bill@ctvwa.org or Jeff McBride jeff@ctvwa.org

Saturday June 24, 2023 NEW RAINDATE- Mitchell Volkswagens Autobahn in theValley gathering from 10am to 2pm at Mitchell Volkswagen 416 Hopemeadow St. Simsbury, Ct. 06089. This is a free event for all VWs old and new hosted by Mitchel Volkswagen and the Connecticut Volkswagen Association. For more info go to MitchellVW.com or contact Bill Arute 860-395-9964, bill@ctvwa.org or Jeff McBride jeff@ctvwa.org

Monday Night July 10, 2023 2nd Annual CVA VW Night at the DooWop Cruisers from 5pm to dark in North Haven CT at the Washington Commons, at the intersection of Washington Avenue and RT5. This event is open to all Volkswagens old and new. DJ all night, Food and Ice Cream available for purchase in the commons. Great night to bring the whole family out. (cruise is contingent on weather). For more information contact Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 bill@ctvwa.org or Chris Fox chris@ctvwa.org

Saturday July 15, 2023 -The CVAs 10th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering from Noon till 3pm, Address: 212 Pomfret Rd (Rt. 44) Eastford Ct. 06242. A social event for all VWs. Burgers, Hot Dogs, Seafood and Ice Cream available at the food stand. Next we head down the road to the Tri State Cruisers Saturday night cruise from 3 till dark at the junction of Rt.169 and Rt. 101, Pomfret Center. For more info please call: Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 bill@ctvwa.org or Brent St Louis brent@ctvwa.org

Membership New and Renewals Update 2023 As of January 1, 2023 we regret to inform you we are no longer accepting new applications or renewals online. Please print the PDF below and mail a check in or feel free to join/renew in person at one of our events. We thank you for your understanding. If you have already submitted one, prior to this message, you are all set.

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