Congratulations to 2018 WBC Champion Agnieszka Rojewska, Representing Poland!

Congratulations to Agnieszka Rojewska, representing Poland, the 2018 World Barista Champion, and to all of the competitors! Final Round Ranking: 1. AGNIESZKA ROJEWSKA - POLAND 2. LEX WENNEKER - THE NETHERLANDS 3. MATHIEU THEIS - SWITZERLAND 4. MICHALIS KATSIAVOS - GREECE 5. COLE TORODE - CANADA 6. JOHN GORDON - NEW ZEALAND Thank you to [...]

2018-06-23T12:46:02+00:00 June 23rd, 2018|

Congratulations 2018 World Barista Championship Finalists! Tune in tomorrow for Finals!

We've seen some fantastic performances over the last few days at the 2018 Amsterdam World Barista Championship, and it's time to go from sixteen semi-finalists on to six finalists. Tomorrow (Saturday 23) six competitors will compete for the title of 2018 World Barista Champion! Make sure to join us here tomorrow  at World of Coffee, [...]

2018-06-22T18:26:13+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|

2018 World Barista Championship Semi-Finalists and Winning Team Announced

Congratulations to Team Steam, winner of the 2018 World Barista Championship Team Competition, and to all 16 competitors who have qualified for the semi-finals round, which begins Friday 22nd of June at 9:15AM CEST. The Team Competition, introduced in 2016, puts each competitor on a team with 5-6 competitors from various national bodies for support [...]

2018-06-21T13:11:32+00:00 June 21st, 2018|

WBC Semi-Final Round Competitor Schedules

Tune in to the 2018 World Barista Championship in Amsterdam, starting 22nd of June at 09:50 CEST. You can catch every routine live right here at worldbaristachampionship.org Here is the full competitor schedule: # Name Representing Company Competition Time 1 JOHN GORDON NEW ZEALAND Gorilla Gear 9:52 AM 2 MATHIEU THEIS SWITZERLAND Mame 10:16 AM [...]

2018-06-21T15:01:13+00:00 June 21st, 2018|

Watch The World Barista Championship Live, Starting Wednesday 20th of June

  The 19th annual World Barista Championship begins on Wednesday at 9:15 AM CEST in Amsterdam, at RAI Center. Over a two day preliminary round, 55 top baristas from all over the globe will compete live on stage—and wherever you are in the world, you can catch each of the performances yourself right here on [...]

2018-06-20T06:03:49+00:00 June 19th, 2018|

2018 World Barista Championship Round One Schedule & Team Bar Schedule

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 [...]

2018-06-20T05:02:46+00:00 June 6th, 2018|

The Dutch Barista Champions’ Guide to Amsterdam

This message is provided by Urnex, the WBC Qualified Cleaning Sponsor We’ve enlisted the help of Merijn Gijsbers and Lex Wenneker, who, together, have won the past four national barista championships in the Netherlands. We’ve put together their recommendations in The Dutch Barista Champions’ Guide to Amsterdam. Check out a couple of Merijn and Lex's [...]

2018-06-04T12:31:53+00:00 June 4th, 2018|

WBC Amsterdam Competitor FAQs

WBC Amsterdam Competitor FAQs Are you competing in 2018? We've gathered answers to some frequently asked questions, and some handy resources to help your competition experience, and your trip to Amsterdam! Is there something you need that isn’t listed on the resource list? Have a question about public transportation? Want to know where to [...]

2018-06-05T06:44:29+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|

2018 World Barista Championship Grinder Procedures

All competitors at the World Barista Championship are asked to compete on a shared set of equipment to give them a standardized starting point. In order to enable this, the competition’s Qualified Sponsors provide sufficient equipment for all competitors. This document outlines the procedures around the provision of espresso grinders. These procedures are supplemental information [...]

2018-04-16T16:31:21+00:00 April 9th, 2018|