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US COFFEE CHAMPIONSHIPS QUALIFYING EVENT
FEBRUARY 2-5, 2016

KANSAS CITY CONVENTION CENTER
201 W. 14TH ST.
KANSAS CITY, MO 64105

About the US Coffee Championships Qualifying Event

The US Coffee Championships Qualifying Event will host the qualifying rounds for the US Barista Championship and the US Brewers Cup. The event will take place February 2-5, 2016 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, MO.

Competitors in both the US Barista Championship and US Brewers Cup qualifying events will register in one of two conferences: Eastern Conference or Western Conference.

Judge’s Certification Workshop
A judge’s workshop will take place in Kansas City prior to the USCC Qualifying Event. The workshop will take place on February 1, 2016 from 10am-5pm. Event location information can be found below:

About the Coffee
3160 Terrace Street
Kansas City, MO 64111

Judge Requirements

  • Both competitors and judges will be required to join an online learning session.
  • Online Sessions will be available for both the Barista Competition and for the Brewers Cup competition. There will be opportunities to ask questions during the session. At the end of each session the SCAA will receive a list of all the participants.
    • One online session will be available before registration opens for informational purposes.
    • Brewers Cup Online Session Dates:
      • Tuesday November 3, 2015, 2pm - 4pm PST. – Informational Session
      • Tuesday November 17, 2015, 2pm - 4pm PST
      • Tuesday December 15, 2015 2pm - 4pm PST
      • Thursday, January 21 2016, 2pm - 4pm PST
      • Link: Please register for Brewers Cup Training Session on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST at: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/1735614658571795713
        After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
    • Barista Online Session Dates
      • Wednesday November 4, 2015 2pm - 4pm – Informational Session
      • Wednesday November 18, 2015, 2pm - 4pm
      • Monday December 14, 2015, 2pm - 4pm
      • Wednesday January 20, 2016, 2pm - 4pm
      • Please register for Barista Competition Training Session on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST at: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/4457891099736040449
        After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.

We have created a list of Frequently Asked Questions for judges. Any additional questions may be emailed to competitions@scaa.org.

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