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By Air

Tuscaloosa is served by the Birmingham/Shuttlesworth International Airport. The airport is located approximately 55 minutes driving time from the University of Alabama campus and surrounding hotels. There are several shuttle services that provide           transportation to and from the Tuscaloosa community/Birmingham airport.

By Ground

Tuscaloosa, and direct access to the University of Alabama campus, is conveniently located off I-20/59 at exit 73 and/or 71. The University of Alabama School of Music is located at 810 2nd Ave. in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.



International Horn Competition of America 2022 recommended hotel: (located on the University of Alabama campus immediately adjacent to the University of Alabama School of Music. The hotel lobby is a two-minute walk from the IHCA rehearsal and performance venues).

The Hotel Capstone

320 Paul Bryant Drive                                

Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401


BLOCK NAME: International Horn Competition

BLOCK DATES:  August 24 – August 29, 2022



Other Hotel Options

Online Reservations

1) Choose your date of arrival by clicking on “check-in” and departure “check-out”; then select “search”

2) Select the room type you prefer by clicking on “Show Rooms” and it will drop down your available options

3) Select “Book Now” for the room that fits your needs

4) Complete your reservation by entering all requested information and click “Continue”; you will receive a confirmation number upon completion. 


NOTE: Only the dates above and room types contracted are available at the contracted rate. Rooms requested outside of your block dates or different room types are based on availability and at the prevailing rate.

Reservations by Phone

1) Rooms in the block can be booked by calling 205-752-3200. Ask for the International Horn Competition block.


2) Request within these dates: 08/24/2022 – 08/29/2022.


3) The Agent will ask for an email address, so that we may email your confirmation letter; They will also be able to provide the confirmation number for you over the phone.


4) Be prepared with your payment method as it will be required to make a reservation over the phone.

(all within an 8-minute drive of the University of Alabama School of Music). 

Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa-University 
600 Harper Lee Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University
1120 Veterans Memorial Parkway
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

Comfort Inn Downtown-University

2285 Jack Warner Pkwy.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401


Embassy Suites-Tuscaloosa
2410 University Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Homewood Suites-Tuscaloosa
2451 Jack Warner Pkwy West
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

For additional recommendations
Contact Skip Snead:

On-Site Parking (University of Alabama)

A four-level (1000 spaces) parking deck is conveniently located immediately across the    street from the University of Alabama School of Music. A voucher for complementary      parking allowing access to the parking deck will be provided to IHCA participants. There will be no additional charge for this voucher/parking.

Food Options


Tuscaloosa has many reasonably priced food choices with a wide range of restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance of the School of Music. There is also a lightly       appointed food service option inside the School of Music which is suitable for light meals or snacks of all kinds (with Starbucks coffee).

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