The Specialty Coffee Association is now accepting applications for the World Coffee Championships Competitions Strategic Committee (CSC), with positions available on the overall CSC strategy group along with the competition-specific rules & regulations sub-committees. The CSC is a volunteer leadership group with wide-ranging experience of competitions and the industry, that collaborates on initiatives to foster [...]
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Today, the Specialty Coffee Association is releasing updated rules & regulations for the 2024 World Barista Championship (WBC), which takes place at World of Coffee Busan, Korea, May 1-4. This year’s rules changes are focused on minor language clarifications to current practices around judging, conflicts of interest, and the milk beverage. Additionally, the tactile experience [...]
Today, the Specialty Coffee Association is announcing two updates for the 2024 World Coffee Championships season—the release of rules & regulations for the World Brewers Cup and World Cup Tasters Championship, and that the Cezve/Ibrik Championship will take place at World of Coffee Copenhagen in June. The 2024 updates to the World Brewers Cup introduce [...]
Today, the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is opening sponsorship bids for the 2024-2027 World Coffee Roasting Championship (WCRC) production roasting equipment sponsorship position. The WCRC is the annual World Coffee Championship (WCC) event that recognizes excellence in coffee roasting, evaluating competitors on their coffee evaluation, preparation, blending, and overall skill across practice, sample, and production [...]
Become part of the team putting on World of Coffee and the World Coffee Championships. The SCA is looking for people who would like to contribute more time and skills by holding lead roles for the event. These positions require a greater time commitment but are perfect for specialty coffee professionals who are open for [...]
Fully-Automatic & Traditional Espresso Machine Manufacturers: Submit your Equipment for World Latte Art Qualification
The Specialty Coffee Association is pleased to announce that qualified testing of espresso machines for use in the World Latte Art Championship is now open. The criteria has been expanded to include fully-automatic espresso machine manufacturers who wish to bid for sponsorship in the 2024-2027 World Latte Art Championships. The testing standards and procedures have [...]
Today, the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has announced World of Coffee Copenhagen 2024. World of Coffee Copenhagen will take place at Bella Center Copenhagen, June 27 to 29, 2024, and will feature the 2024 World Latte Art, World Coffee in Good Spirits and World Coffee Roasting Championships. This World of Coffee will run in addition [...]
Today, the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) released updated Rules & Regulations for the 2023 World Latte Art, World Coffee in Good Spirits, and World Coffee Roasting Championships. These rules will be used for the first time at the Taipei World Coffee Championships, hosted at Taiwan International Coffee Show in Taipei, Taiwan, from November 17-20, 2023. [...]
The World Barista Championships is coming to World of Coffee Busan, South Korea, May 1-4. Some of the world's best baristas will represent their Competition Bodies, demonstrating their exceptional skills in a chance to take the title of world champion. World of Coffee Busan will mark the first World of Coffee trade show on the [...]
Mike Strumpf presents part 1 of the 2023 WBC Competition Body Workshop (CBW). CBWs are used to train national judges, but are now being made available to all WCC participants to help understand the rules changes.