Announcing the 2022 Melbourne & Warsaw World Coffee Championships

Today, the Specialty Coffee Association has announced that the 2022 World Barista Championship (WBC) and World Brewers Cup (WBrC) will be hosted at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE), from September 27-30, 2022. MICE last hosted these competitions in 2013 and were previously confirmed as the hosts of the 2020 World Coffee Championships (WCCs), which [...]

Announcing the 2022 Melbourne & Warsaw World Coffee Championships2021-07-28T05:34:09-04:00

Announcing the 2021 Milan World Coffee Championships and an Update on the Taipei WCCs

Today, the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has announced the 2021 Milan World Coffee Championships, featuring the World Barista Championship, World Brewers Cup, and World Cup Tasters Championship, will take place at HostMilano, Italy, from October 22-26.  HostMilano is an exhibition dedicated to the catering and hospitality sector, with many key Italian and international organizations exhibiting [...]

Announcing the 2021 Milan World Coffee Championships and an Update on the Taipei WCCs2021-07-28T05:35:27-04:00

Calling on Commercial Machine Manufacturers: Submit Your Machine for SCA Certification

The Specialty Coffee Association is pleased to announce that testing for qualified equipment for use in the World Coffee Championships (WCC) has commenced, as part of the SCA Certified Commercial Equipment Program. Equipment submitted to the program will undergo performance testing using a set of standards and evaluation developed by industry experts. This program is [...]

Calling on Commercial Machine Manufacturers: Submit Your Machine for SCA Certification2021-06-09T09:59:40-04:00

Updated Rules & Regulations Released for the 2021 WLAC, WCIGS, WCRC

Updated Rules & Regulations have been announced for the 2021 World Latte Art, World Coffee in Good Spirits, and World Coffee Roasting Championships, scheduled to take place at the Taipei International Coffee Show in November. You can find the rules and scoresheets for each of the competitions linked below, with changes broadly focused on COVID-19 [...]

Updated Rules & Regulations Released for the 2021 WLAC, WCIGS, WCRC2021-05-19T12:49:17-04:00

Announcing the full line-up for All-Stars Online Season Three, starting next week!

All-Stars Online is returning for a third season, with six top-ranking World Coffee Championship (WCC) competitors coming to your screen twice-weekly, beginning next Tuesday, April 6. The All-Stars program celebrates some of the best competitive coffee makers in the world in a fun, engaging format, which we are adapting to bring directly to you. Each [...]

Announcing the full line-up for All-Stars Online Season Three, starting next week!2021-03-31T06:45:51-04:00

Updates on Qualified Grinders at the 2021 WBC, WBrC, WLAC, WCIGS

Qualified Sponsors provide the equipment & products that competitors use on stage for a three-year term, with the most recent qualified sponsorship running from 2018 to 2020. With the cancelation of the 2020 World Coffee Championships (WCC) this term was extended for all qualified sponsors by one year, to include the 2021 WCC. Today [...]

Updates on Qualified Grinders at the 2021 WBC, WBrC, WLAC, WCIGS2021-03-30T09:53:54-04:00

2021 WBC, WBrC, WCTC, CIC to be Rescheduled Due to COVID-19

Dear members and friends of the Specialty Coffee Association,  Today we are announcing the cancellation of the 2021 World of Coffee (WOC) trade show, scheduled to take place in Athens this June, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. We are continuing to pursue an alternative solution for the 2021 World Coffee Championships (WCC), which were [...]

2021 WBC, WBrC, WCTC, CIC to be Rescheduled Due to COVID-192021-03-30T09:54:46-04:00

Announcing the 2021 Taipei World Coffee Championships

The 2021 World Latte Art Championship (WLAC), World Coffee In Good Spirits Championship (WCIGS), and World Coffee Roasting Championship (WCRC) are heading to the Taiwan International Coffee Show. This will be the second time the WCRC has taken place during the Taiwan International Coffee Show, and World Coffee Events and the Specialty Coffee [...]

Announcing the 2021 Taipei World Coffee Championships2021-03-30T09:55:24-04:00

Follow the World Coffee Championships on Social

You may have seen more World Coffee Championships branding on our social media channels this year. As all of the competitions continue to grow and branch into new digital features, we want to make sure they continue to have a cohesive identity. We are excited to be unifying our social media presence today—our new Instagram [...]

Follow the World Coffee Championships on Social2021-03-30T09:56:01-04:00

Announcing the full line-up and time for All-Stars Online S2, starting next week!

All-Stars Online and All-Stars x Barista Guild are returning for a second season, with six top-ranking World Coffee Championship (WCC) competitors coming to your screen twice-weekly, beginning next Tuesday, October 20. The All-Stars program celebrates some of the best coffee competitors in the world in a fun, engaging format, which we are adapting to bring [...]

Announcing the full line-up and time for All-Stars Online S2, starting next week!2021-03-30T09:56:49-04:00