The World Barista Championship
An international battle for coffee supremacy, the annual World Barista Championship is produced in conjunction with the Specialty Coffee Association of America and the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe. The event takes place each year in a different country and tests every element required to produce a great cup of coffee. From technique and personal presentation, to beverage quality and taste, each competitor represents the best of his or her nation. The WBC also strives to foster the production of quality coffee, encourage creativity and innovation and create an international community of coffee professionals.