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United states Roaster championship

The U.S. Roaster Championship (USRC) is designed to highlight the art and craft of coffee roasting. Competitors will green grade a compulsory coffee, make a roast plan, and roast their compulsory coffee onsite. While judges cup the competitors’ coffees, competitors will serve their roasted coffee to the USRC audience and

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Road to the U.S. Roaster Championship

This season, the road to USRC started at the CoffeeChamps Preliminaries. These member-driven events took place in 4 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 12 at each qualifying competition move on to USRC!  

USRC will take place in Portland, OR April 23-26, 2020.  

USRC will start on Thursday, April 23, 2020 - competitors will need to be present all 4 days.

The USRC Champion will go on to represent the USA at the World Coffee Roasting Championship.

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