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2019 World Barista Championship Grinder Procedures

Photo: Elizabeth Chai for World Coffee Events According to the Rules and Regulations, all competitors at the World Barista Championship are asked to compete on a shared set of equipment to give them a standardized starting point. In order to enable this, the competition’s Qualified Sponsors provide equipment for all competitors. This document outlines the [...]

2019 World Barista Championship Grinder Procedures2019-03-21T17:06:06-04:00

Update on Competitor Visas for the 2019 World Coffee Championships

March 6th, 2019 With the 2019 World Barista Championship and the World Brewers Cup around the corner, today WCE and SCA are saddened to confirm that at least three competitors have been denied visas by the US government to attend the events taking place in Boston. Unfortunately, visa applications and denials are a recurring challenge [...]

Update on Competitor Visas for the 2019 World Coffee Championships2019-03-07T11:37:20-04:00

Announcing the 2019 World Barista Championship Teams

The 2019 World Barista Championship Team Competition roster has now been announced! 65 different sanctioned National Bodies are sending Champions representing coffee communities around the globe to compete in Boston for the title of World Barista Champion. Each national body representative has also been placed on one of ten WBC Teams with five to [...]

Announcing the 2019 World Barista Championship Teams2019-03-07T11:41:47-04:00

2019 World Barista Championship & World Brewers Cup Rules & Regulations Released

Photo: Rodrigo Torii for World Coffee Events The Rules & Regulations for each of the World Coffee Championships is overseen by individual committees of ex-competitors, judges, staff, and other experts from across the globe who volunteer their time to help make sure all of the competitions continue to grow and evolve, and the Rules & [...]

2019 World Barista Championship & World Brewers Cup Rules & Regulations Released2019-02-11T08:58:47-04:00

Full Rankings & Scores for the 2018 World Brewers Cup

Photos by Rodrigo Torii for World Coffee Events. 2018 World Brewers Cup Scores & Rankings. Here are the complete rankings and scores for each round of the 2018 World Brewers Cup, which took place Nov 7-9th at Brazil International Coffee Week. Congratulations and well done to all competitors on the world stage! Watch [...]

Full Rankings & Scores for the 2018 World Brewers Cup2019-02-11T08:58:47-04:00

Full Rankings & Scores for the 2018 World Cup Tasters Championship

Photos: Jeff Hann for World Coffee Events 2018 World Cup Tasters Championship Scores & Rankings. Here are the complete rankings and scores for each round of the 2018 World Cup Tasters Championship, which took place Nov 7-9th at Brazil International Coffee Week. Congratulations and well done to all competitors on the world stage! [...]

Full Rankings & Scores for the 2018 World Cup Tasters Championship2018-11-10T16:11:27-04:00

Full Rankings & Scores for the 2018 World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship

Photos: Geórgia Thomé for World Coffee Events. 2018 World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship Scores & Rankings. Here are the complete rankings and scores for each round of the 2018 World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship, which took place Nov 7-9th at Brazil International Coffee Week. Congratulations and well done to all competitors [...]

Full Rankings & Scores for the 2018 World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship2018-11-10T15:46:18-04:00

Full Rankings & Scores for the 2018 World Latte Art Championship

Photos: Geórgia Thomé for World Coffee Events Full Rankings & Scores for the 2018 World Latte Art Championship. Here are the complete rankings and scores for each round of the 2018 World Championship, which took place Nov 7-9th at Brazil International Coffee Week. Congratulations and well done to all competitors on the world [...]

Full Rankings & Scores for the 2018 World Latte Art Championship2018-11-28T15:40:26-04:00

Dan Fellows is the 2018 World Coffee In Good Spirits Champion!

Photo: Georgía Thomé for World Coffee Events. The 2018 World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship has just wrapped up the final round here at the 2018 Brazil International Coffee Week, with routines from competitors representing Greece, South Korea, Italy, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Dan Fellows representing the United Kingdom emerged victorious to be [...]

Dan Fellows is the 2018 World Coffee In Good Spirits Champion!2018-11-09T16:57:59-04:00

Irvine Quek Siew Lhek Wins The 2018 World Latte Art Championship!

The 2018 World Latte Art Championship has just wrapped here at the 2018 Brazil International Coffee Week, with Irvine Quek Siew Lhek representing Malaysia taking first place! They competed against representatives from China, Poland, Malaysia, South Korea, Greece and Australia in the Finals of the World Latte Art Championship, demonstrating incredible skill in both free-pour [...]

Irvine Quek Siew Lhek Wins The 2018 World Latte Art Championship!2018-11-09T16:57:06-04:00