U.S. Coffee Champs Barista Preliminaries
2018 U.S. Barista Preliminaries Sept 22 - 24
- 12-36 Competitors per Preliminary
- 15 Minute Setup Time
- 7 Minute Competition Time
- 5 Minute Clean-Up time
- 2 Espressos
- 2 Milk Beverages
- 2 Sensory Judges
- 1 Technical Judge
- 1 Head Judge
- Top 8 Baristas from each of the Preliminaries will get a guaranteed spot at their choice of the U.S. CoffeeChamps Qualifying Competitions.
All remaining Barista spots at the U.S. CoffeeChamps Qualifying Competitions will be Open Registration, just like they were for the 2017 season.
*All wares, equipment, and coffee will be provided for Barista competitors. Competitors may bring their own wares or grinder, if they would like, but it is not required. Competitors are required to use a Host provided coffee.