It’s hard to believe that in just two weeks, fifty six National Champions and Competitors will join us at the 2018 World Barista Championship in Amsterdam! Whether you are joining us at World of Coffee or via the Livestream, it’s time to get to marking your calendar. Make sure to check the 2018 World Barista Championship Round One Schedule below, as well as the overall event schedule, and the schedule of when each team of competitors will be serving at the Team Bar. You can always find updated schedules and other announcements here on

Periodically during the preliminary round, scoreboards around the WBC stage and embedded into the online WBC portal will be updated with competitors’ current rankings as they stand.

In Amsterdam, the top 15 scoring competitors from the preliminary round will advance to semi-finals, along with the highest scoring member of the winning team, in a ‘wildcard’ slot. The winning WBC Team will be announced along with the 16 semi-finalists at 5:30 PM on Thursday 21st June.