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United states CUP TASTERS Championship

The U.S. Cup Tasters Championship (USCTC) challenges competitors to test their sensory skills by discerning taste differences in a “triangulation.” Tasters receive 8 sets of 3 cups, or triangles, where 2 cups are identical and 1 is different. The competitor with the ability to taste, smell, concentrate, and recall, those with the most correct answers in the shortest amount of time wins.

Road to the U.S. Cup Tasters Championship

This season, the road to USCTC started at the CoffeeChamps Preliminaries. These member-driven events took place in 7 cities across the US! Competitors who placed in the Top 3 at these Preliminaries, earned a reserved spot at one of the 2 CoffeeChamps Qualifying Competitions. Held in Nashville, TN and Orange County, CA, competitors who place in the top 15 at each qualifying competition move on to USCTC!  The Top 3 will move directly into the Quarter-Finals Round, the next 12 competitors will advance to Round One. 

USCTC will take place in Portland, OR April 24-26, 2020.  

The USCTC Champion will go on to represent the USA at the World Cup Tasters Championship in Warsaw, Poland, June 18-20, 2020.

Questions? Email us at competitions@sca.coffee.