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

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

Update on Covid-19 and WCC Melbourne Schedule

March 11th, 2020 Today, the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) is announcing the postponement of their event until November 3-6, 2020, in light of local concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic. MICE is the host of the 2020 World Barista Championship and World Brewers Cup; consequently, these championships have also been rescheduled to November of 2020. [...]

Update on Covid-19 and WCC Melbourne Schedule2020-03-12T06:28:20-04:00

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

2020 World Barista Championship Grinder Procedures

Photo: Lanny Huang 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 [...]

2020 World Barista Championship Grinder Procedures2020-02-11T10:59:40-05:00

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

The 2020 World Coffee Roasting Championship Heads to Warsaw

The World Coffee Roasting Championship (WCRC) is heading to Warsaw in 2020, taking place at the 2020 World of Coffee Warsaw tradeshow, June 18th-20th. The WCRC will be taking place alongside the World Latte Art Championship, World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship, World Cup Tasters Championship, and Cezve/Ibrik Championship, making for quite the action packed [...]

The 2020 World Coffee Roasting Championship Heads to Warsaw2020-01-13T10:59:47-05:00

Congratulations to 2019 World Coffee Roasting Champion Arseny Kuznetosv Representing Russia

Arseny Kuznetsov representing Russia is the 2019 World Coffee Roasting Champion! After four incredible days of competing in the 2019 World Coffee Roasting Championship (WCRC), Arseny Kuznetsov is the latest World Coffee Champion! Twenty three competitors took part inn the competition, hosted at Taiwan International Coffee Show in Taipei, Taiwan. Every competitor went through green [...]

Congratulations to 2019 World Coffee Roasting Champion Arseny Kuznetosv Representing Russia2019-11-19T00:51:54-05:00