If you're a Barista interested in competing here is your chance. The Australian Specialty Coffee Association has just announced that registration is now open for all Regional Competitions leading into the 2017 ASCA Australian Coffee Championships.
The regional competitions include The Barista Championship, The Pura Latte Art Championship, Cup Tasting and The Brewers Cup.
Competitions will be run under the World 2016 rules:
World Barista Championship 2016 Rules
(Machine: Victoria Arduino Black Eagle, Grinder Mahlkoenig)
World Latte Art Championship 2016 Rules
(D'Ancap Palermo Cups, Quamar Grinder)
To compete at the National Competitions you must first compete at the regional level. The winner from the regional level competition gains automatic entry into the semi-finals of the Nationals.
ASCA Regional Competition Dates:
17 – 18 September
ASCA Southern Region Coffee Championships
6 Allenby st, Corburg North VIC
8 – 9 October
ASCA Northern Region Coffee Championships
Extraction Artisan Coffee
7/3375 Pacific HIghway
Slacks Creek QLD
29 – 30 October
ASCA Western Region Coffee Championship
Little Italy by the Sea Festival, Fremantle WA
26 – 27 November
Central Regional Coffee Championships
30 Shoreline Drive, Rhodes NSW
To register to compete you must be a valid ASCA member. For more information on becoming an ASCA member follow the link below.