In-Depth FAQ Released on Deferred Candidacy Policy + Review of Host City Selection Criteria

After much in-person and online discussion during various town hall meetings on the Deferred Candidacy Policy & Host City Selection Criteria, the SCA Board & WCE team have put together an extensive FAQ gathering answers to questions people may have on this subject. Please find the full FAQ here: https://www.worldcoffeeevents.org/dcpolicy-faq/

In-Depth FAQ Released on Deferred Candidacy Policy + Review of Host City Selection Criteria 2017-12-08T10:32:48+00:00

SCA Board Members and Staff to Attend Town Halls on Deferred Candidacy Policy, In Person and Online

Please read this message from the Board of Directors of the Specialty Coffee Association, following the recent Deferred Candidacy Policy announcement. Since the November 9 announcement of our Deferred Candidacy policy, the SCA Board of Directors have heard a variety of reactions from our members and other stakeholders. Many have been critical. We have listened [...]

SCA Board Members and Staff to Attend Town Halls on Deferred Candidacy Policy, In Person and Online 2017-11-27T04:51:46+00:00

Announcing New Deferred Candidacy Policy for Competitors at World Championships

An update from the SCA Board of Directors regarding the selection process of host cities for WCE world championship events. Over the past few weeks, the SCA Board of Directors and the Review Panel have engaged in passionate and difficult conversations around inclusivity and the safety of world championship competitors. The discussions in which we [...]

Announcing New Deferred Candidacy Policy for Competitors at World Championships 2017-11-09T07:51:49+00:00

The World Barista Championship Is Coming To Cafe Show Seoul!

National barista champions from 58 countries are coming to Seoul next week to compete for the title of “World Barista Champion,” live on-stage at Cafe Show Seoul. The 2017 World Barista Championship is Title Sponsored by Ediya Coffee, and the competition promises to be full of incredible skill and innovation! Competitors will give intricately detailed, exhaustively [...]

The World Barista Championship Is Coming To Cafe Show Seoul! 2017-11-03T14:57:55+00:00

Final 2018 World Coffee Championship Locations Announced!

EDIT 9 - 11 - 2017 6:00PM EDT — Please see this statement from the SCA about Dubai's hosting of these events for an important update. http://www.scanews.coffee/2017/09/11/statement-on-selection-of-dubai-as-a-host-of-the-2018-world-coffee-championships/ 2018 is going to be an exciting year for specialty coffee, with competitions happening at four different events in three countries throughout the year! As previously announced, the 2018 [...]

Final 2018 World Coffee Championship Locations Announced! 2017-11-22T05:53:07+00:00

Announcing The Teams For The 2017 World Barista Championship at CafeShow Seoul

Barista champions from 60+ nations are coming to Seoul in 2017 to compete for the title of “World Barista Champion.” This will take place live, November 9-12, on an arena stage built by competition host Cafe Show. For the second year, there will also be a Team Competition component at the WBC, with [...]

Announcing The Teams For The 2017 World Barista Championship at CafeShow Seoul 2017-06-29T21:06:18+00:00

2017 Budapest Championships Rankings Released

Congratulations once again to the Champions, and all the incredible competitors at the 2017 Budapest Championships, at World of Coffee Budapest! Full rankings for each round of every competition have now been released and are available at the links below. Thank you to all the competitors for their passion and competitive spirit, and to the [...]

2017 Budapest Championships Rankings Released 2017-06-29T10:33:52+00:00

Congratulations to the 2017 Budapest Championships Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the  World Latte Art Championship, World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship, World Cup Tasters Championship, and World Brewers Cup, brought to you by Hario! 2017 World Latte Art Champion, Arnon Thitiprasert from Thailand 2017 World Brewers Cup Champion Chad Wang, from Taiwan 2017 World Coffee in Good Spirits Champion, Martin Hudak from Slovakia [...]

Congratulations to the 2017 Budapest Championships Winners! 2017-06-22T09:17:05+00:00

Budapest Championship Day 3 Schedules

It's hard to believe we're already two days into the 2017 Budapest World Coffee Championships! Join us tomorrow as we crown new world champions, and make sure to check out the Livestream at www.worldcoffeeevents.org/budapest 2017 Championships Overall Schedule 2017 World Brewers Cup Day One Schedule – Day Three Schedule 2017 World Latte Art & Coffee In [...]

Budapest Championship Day 3 Schedules 2017-06-14T19:12:51+00:00

Day Two Schedules for the Budapest Championships!

It's time for another exciting day of coffee competition here in Budapest at World Of Coffee. Check out the schedules below and don't forget to catch you favorites live on stream on http://worldcoffeeevents.org/budapest 2017 Championships Overall Schedule 2017 World Brewers Cup Day One Schedule - Day Two Schedule 2017 World Latte Art & Coffee In Good Spirits - Day [...]

Day Two Schedules for the Budapest Championships! 2017-06-14T03:22:42+00:00