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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+01:00

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+01:00

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+01:00

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

EDIT - May 19, 2022: The World Latte Art and World Coffee in Good Spirits Championships did not take place as planned in 2021. The provided grinder options for those events in 2021 will be the same in 2022—this post has been updated to reflect the change. Qualified Sponsors provide the equipment & products [...]

Updates on Qualified Grinders at the 2021 WBC, WBrC, WLAC, WCIGS2022-05-26T15:46:45+01:00

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+01:00

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+01:00

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+01:00

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+01:00

Coming Soon: The World Coffee Championships Podcast

  Across six episodes, the series offers a glimpse behind the scenes, bringing to light some of the hidden stories woven in and around these annual events that serve as the culmination of local and regional events around the globe. Listen wherever you get your podcasts, and subscribe to make sure you [...]

Coming Soon: The World Coffee Championships Podcast2021-03-30T09:57:41+01:00

2020 World Coffee Championships Canceled Due to COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Today, World Coffee Events (WCE) and the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) are announcing the cancellation of the 2020 World Coffee Championship events scheduled to take place in Melbourne and Warsaw, due to the impact of pandemic-related international visa and travel restrictions.  The ability to gather representatives from across the globe is core to the mission [...]

2020 World Coffee Championships Canceled Due to COVID-19 Travel Restrictions2020-07-29T11:38:17+01:00