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Announcing All-Stars Online and All-Stars x Barista Guild

Edit - 1 pm BST, June 29: This post has been updated with the new launch dates for Season One. Edit - 3 pm BST, June 9: WCE had originally planned to host the first episode of All-Stars Online event today, but given the serious and important conversations happening right now on anti-Blackness and anti-racist work, we [...]

Announcing All-Stars Online and All-Stars x Barista Guild2020-07-07T03:14:25-04:00

  View this post on Instagram   We will feel the effects of the current dual crisis everywhere in the specialty coffee value chain, and we know challenging times are ahead. What can we do to support you? Learn more, get in touch, and view our community-sourced database at the link in our bio or [...]

2020-04-29T05:37:15-04:00

Call for Stories for the World Coffee Championships (WCC) Podcast

We’re putting together an initial series of the World Coffee Championships (WCC) Podcast, supported by Victoria Arduino and Urnex, to release in September of this year — and we want to hear your stories! An initial limited release of six episodes, the WCC Podcast will offer a glimpse behind the scenes of the World Coffee [...]

Call for Stories for the World Coffee Championships (WCC) Podcast2020-04-23T12:09:41-04:00

World of Coffee & Warsaw World Coffee Championships Postponed to October 15-17, 2020

March 13, 2020 As announced on March 11, the Specialty Coffee Association has been working with our partner venue in Poland to review options for postponing World of Coffee (WOC) in response to the global COVID-19 outbreak. Today, we are announcing an agreement with our partners at PTAK Warsaw Expo to postpone World of Coffee [...]

World of Coffee & Warsaw World Coffee Championships Postponed to October 15-17, 20202020-03-13T13:20:30-04:00

COVID-19 Precautions at Events

Update: March 13, 2020 — As announced on March 11, the Specialty Coffee Association has been working with our partner venue in Poland to review options for postponing World of Coffee (WOC) in response to the global COVID-19 outbreak. Today, we are announcing an agreement with our partners at PTAK Warsaw Expo to postpone World of [...]

COVID-19 Precautions at Events2020-03-13T13:25:00-04:00

Important Information for International Travelers

Photo: Lanny Huang for WCE While the Melbourne World Coffee Championships may still be a few months away, we have some important information for international travelers to consider in their planning, including details on visa applications, invitation letters, customs, hotels, the show venue, and COVID-19. Visa Applications International travelers may need to apply [...]

Important Information for International Travelers2020-03-03T06:11:45-05:00

Host a World Coffee Championship in 2021 or 2022

Photo: Jeff Hann World Coffee Events (WCE) produces seven annual events under the World Coffee Championships (WCC) portfolio, which have seen continued growth thanks to the dedication and support of many partners across the specialty coffee community worldwide. A key component of these partnerships are the annual event hosts, including trade shows, supporting [...]

Host a World Coffee Championship in 2021 or 20222020-01-27T11:46:34-05:00

Announcing All-Stars in Johannesburg, Qingdao, and Guangzhou!

Photo: Wei Fei It's been an exciting start to the 2019 competition season, with World Coffee Championship (WCC) events in Berlin and Boston, and now we're looking forward to bringing the best competitive coffee makers to crowds all over the globe with three new All-Stars event locations. The dynamic All-Stars program gives audiences [...]

Announcing All-Stars in Johannesburg, Qingdao, and Guangzhou!2019-07-01T10:47:17-04:00

Full Scores & Rankings for the 2019 World Cup Tasters Championship

Kristaps Selga for WCE The 2019 World Cup Tasters Championship saw 45 competitors with surpassing sensory skills on-stage at World of Coffee in Berlin. Congratulations to each and every competitor on their incredible journey to the World Coffee Championships! You can now find the combined full scores and rankings for each round of [...]

Full Scores & Rankings for the 2019 World Cup Tasters Championship2019-06-21T07:28:46-04:00

Full Scores and Rankings for the 2019 Cezve/Ibrik Championship

Photo: Kristaps Selga for WCE Congratulations to the 2019 Cezve/Ibrik Champion, Sergey Blinnikov who represented Russia, and all the competitors who joined us on stage across three days at World of Coffee in Berlin last week. We hope that you are proud of your achievements, in representing your national competition body on-stage. You [...]

Full Scores and Rankings for the 2019 Cezve/Ibrik Championship2019-06-20T09:42:08-04:00