Qualifying Brewers Cup

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US Coffee Championships Qualifying Event  - Brewers Cup

General Competition Timeline
Brewers Cup competitors timeframe
Event Days 1 – 4: Brewers Cup competitors will be scheduled to compete over a two-day period within the 4-day event timeframe. One day will be dedicated to compulsory service, with the second day dedicated to open service.

Registration Information
Western Conference:

  • 25 Brewers cup competitors, Member fee - $175, Non-Member $350

Eastern Conference:

  • 25 Brewers cup competitors, Member fee - $175, Non-Member $350

Waitlist: A waitlist will be kept for registrants who are not initially assigned a competition registration confirmation; if confirmed competitors cancel their registration, the wait list will be used. To be placed on the waitlist, email: competitions@scaa.org

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, February 2nd
8:00 am – 10:20 am           Brewers Cup Compulsory Practice
10:30 am – 12:20 pm        Brewers Cup Compulsory Day One
12:20 pm – 2:40 pm          Brewers Cup Open Service Practice
2:30 pm – 6:00 pm             Brewers Cup Open Service Day One

Wednesday, February 3rd
8:00 am – 10:20 am           Brewers Cup Compulsory Practice
10:30 am – 12:30 pm        Brewers Cup Compulsory Day Two
12:40 pm – 2:40 pm           Brewers Cup Open Service Practice
2:50 pm – 6:00 pm             Brewers Cup Open Service Day Two

Thursday, February 4th
8:00 am – 10:00 am           Brewers Cup Compulsory Practice
10:30 am – 12:30 pm        Brewers Cup Compulsory Day Three
12:20 pm – 2:40 pm          Brewers Cup Open Service Practice
2:30 pm – 6:00 pm             Brewers Cup Open Service Day Three

Friday, February 5th
8:00 am – 10:20 am           Brewers Cup Compulsory Practice
10:30 am – 12:30 pm        Brewers Cup Compulsory Day Four
12:40 pm – 2:40 pm           Brewers Cup Open Service Practice
2:50 pm – 6:00 pm             Brewers Cup Open Service Day Four

Compulsory coffee can be collected the day prior to your compulsory round at the BGA Table from 4pm – 5:30pm

Competitor Schedules

Day 1 - Open Service

Day 2 - Open Service

Day 3 - Open Service

Day 4 - Open Service

Grinder: Mahlkonig Guatemala, 20 position dial Click here. (Further grinder & burr info can be sent to kyleramage@mahlkonigusa.com)

Burrs specs: 71MM burr

Hot water tower: Wilbur Curtis, download here

For more information regarding equipment, email competitions@scaa.org.

 

General Event Information
Brewers Cup competitors will compete in two categories: compulsory service and open service. The competition will run as per 2015 rules and regulations with 4 sets of judges.

The top 6 Brewers Cup competitors from each conference will automatically advance to US Brewers Cup.
The remaining 24 highest scoring brewers from the entire country will advance to the initial round of the USBrC.

Registration is now closed. If you'd like to be put on a wait list, please contact competitions@scaa.org

 

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