WCC Rules & Regulations Updates: Scoring & Evaluation Changes

  Ahead of the WCC Rules & Regulations webinar next week, get to know the scoring & evaluation changes to the 2023 World Barista Championship & World Brewers Cup with this video available on the WCC YouTube channel now. SCA's Curatorial Director, Jenn Rugolo, explains where these changes came from, what the SCA [...]

WCC Rules & Regulations Updates: Scoring & Evaluation Changes2023-03-22T12:33:17+00:00

Live Webinar: WCC Rules & Regulations Updates

Join this live webinar on March 30 at 8:00 am PDT / 4:00 pm BST to hear members of the WCC Competitions Strategic Committee explain rules & regulations updates for the 2023 World Barista Championship & World Brewers Cup. There will be a chance to ask questions during the event, but please submit them in [...]

Live Webinar: WCC Rules & Regulations Updates2023-03-22T12:12:58+00:00

New Qualified Sponsors for the 2023 World Latte Art, World Coffee in Good Spirits, and World Coffee Roasting Championships

The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is proud to announce new qualified sponsors for the 2023 World Coffee Championships; Sanremo Café Racer is the qualified espresso machine for the World Latte Art & World Coffee in Good Spirits Championships; Macap Labo 70D is the qualified espresso grinder for the World Latte Art & World Coffee in [...]

New Qualified Sponsors for the 2023 World Latte Art, World Coffee in Good Spirits, and World Coffee Roasting Championships2023-02-09T16:00:41+00:00

Announcing the 2023 Athens WCC Rules & Regulations

Today, the Specialty Coffee Association released updated Rules & Regulations for the 2023 World Barista Championship (WBC), World Brewers Cup (WBrC), World Cup Tasters Championship, and Cezve/Ibrik Championship. The WBC and WBrC updates mark the largest competition changes since before the pandemic, opening up new service possibilities for competitors and major changes in how judges [...]

Announcing the 2023 Athens WCC Rules & Regulations2022-12-22T11:58:50+00:00

Watch the CSC December 2022 Webinar

This webinar was held on December 15, 2022, and an opportunity to learn about the WCC Competitions Strategic Committee (CSC) and their work to date, look at upcoming initiatives, and give feedback. Various community groups have grown and evolved the World Coffee Championships (WCCs) since their inception. The current CSC structure was [...]

Watch the CSC December 2022 Webinar2022-12-21T12:02:54+00:00

Meet the Competitions Strategic Committee on December 15

With the world of in-person events back to a regular cadence and the 2023 competition season just around the corner, we are delighted to be hosting a webinar on Thursday, December 15 at 9:00 am PST / 5:00 pm GMT, where you can meet the Competitions Strategic Committee (CSC) and hear more about their work. [...]

Meet the Competitions Strategic Committee on December 152022-12-12T09:37:42+00:00

2022 WBC Grinder Procedures

According to the Rules and Regulations, all competitors at the World Barista Championship (WBC) are asked to compete on a shared set of equipment to give them a standardized starting point. To enable this, the competition’s Qualified Sponsors provide equipment for all competitors. This document outlines the procedures around the provision of espresso grinders. These [...]

2022 WBC Grinder Procedures2022-07-25T15:09:29+01:00

Announcing the 2023 Taipei World Coffee Championships

The 2023 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, November 17-20, 2023. The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is delighted to finally bring the championships, which were originally scheduled for 2021, to Taiwan. This will be the [...]

Announcing the 2023 Taipei World Coffee Championships2022-07-12T07:48:28+01:00

Certify as a WCC Judge in Athens, Milan, Melbourne, or Korea in 2022

**August 16: Updated with Korea Dates** Judges are a vital component of the World Coffee Championships, providing a service and skill essential to the success of each championship. In six of the seven championships, WCC Certified Judges evaluate performances by competitors according to the Rules and Regulations for that championship. Each championship has a different [...]

Certify as a WCC Judge in Athens, Milan, Melbourne, or Korea in 20222022-08-16T08:42:04+01:00

Announcing Updated Rules & Regulations for the 2022 World Barista Championship & World Brewers Cup

Today we are releasing updated Rules & Regulations for the 2022 World Barista Championship and World Brewers Cup, which takes place in Melbourne, Australia, from September 27-30. New rule sets, scoresheets, and a summary of changes are available to view below. Changes at the World Brewers Cup include an alternative compulsory service format and updates [...]

Announcing Updated Rules & Regulations for the 2022 World Barista Championship & World Brewers Cup2022-03-30T15:01:07+01:00