Attend CoffeeChamps

 

CoffeeChamps will be held in two locations this year, Knoxville, TN and Austin, TX.

If you'd like to attend to learn more about coffee, to cheer on a competitor, or be a spectator at this fun community event, we encourage you to register and join us at one of our upcoming CoffeeChamps events!

Stay tuned for more event information, additional opportunities to participate, taste amazing coffees, and visit with some outstanding vendors.

Ticket Prices
Weekend pass:   $15

Additional Ticketed Events:

Barista Guest Judge: $10

Brewers Cup Judge: $10

All attendees need a ticket to enter the event.

(Volunteers working a 5-hour shift will receive a free pass to attend CoffeeChamps.)  

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING AT COFFEECHAMPS?

 

Schedule of Events

Saturday, February 11

6:15 - 9:45 AM                        Competitor Load-in Cont.

6:30 - 9:45 AM                        Sponsor load-in cont.

6:30 AM - 5 PM                       Registration open

7:00 am - 10:00 am               Brewers Cup Open Service Practice Day One

7:00 am - 10:45 am                Barista Practice Day One

7:00 am – 12:00 pm               Brewers Cup Compulsory Practice & Service Day One         

10AM - 5:30 PM                      Show Open

10:00 AM - 4:45 PM           Roaster Competition & Attendee tastings

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM           BGA Cafe

10:00AM - 5:30 PM            Roaster Village, Vendor Village, Brew Masters

10:30 AM – 4:00 PM          Brewers Cup Open Service Day One

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM           Cup Tasters Competition

11:00 AM - 5:10 PM           Barista Competition

12:00 PM                            Cup Tasters Attendee Sensory Activity

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM             Brewers Cup Serve the Audience Day One

1:00 PM                              Brewers Cup Stage: Audience Presentation

2:00 PM                              Cup Tasters Attendee Sensory Activity

5:30 PM                              Event Close

Sunday, February 12  

6:15 - 9:45 AM              Competitor Load-in cont.

6:30 - 9:45 AM              Sponsor load-in cont.

6:30 AM - 5:00 PM        Registration open

7:00 am - 10:00 am  -   Brewers Cup Open Service Practice Day Two

7:00 am - 10:45 am    Barista Practice Day Two

7:00 AM – 12:00 PM   Brewers Cup Compulsory Practice & Service Day Two

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Show Open

10:00 AM - 4:45 PM    Roaster Competition & Attendee Tastings

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM    BGA Cafe

10:00AM - 5:30 PM      Roaster Village, Vendor Village, Brew Masters

10:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Brewers Cup Open Service Day Two

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM    Cup Tasters Competition

11:00 AM - 5:10 PM    Barista Competition

12:00 PM                     Cup Tasters Attendee Sensory Activity

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM      Brewers Cup Serve the Audience Day Two

1:00 PM                       Brewers Cup Stage: Audience Presentation

2:00 PM                       Cup Tasters Attendee Sensory Activity

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM       Awards Ceremony

6:00 PM                        Event Close

 

There is something for everyone at CoffeeChamps!

  • New opportunity to be a part of the competition experience! Limited spots available to be a guest judge and sit at the Barista & Brewers Cup competitor table alongside scoring judges to taste competitors coffees.  Sign up today! Guest Judges will not be part of the scoring team or judge deliberations. If you wish to register as a scoring judge please email: competitions@scaa.org
  • Taste competitors coffee at the BGA Café!
  • Participate in sensory tastings and workshops at the Cup Tasters stage!
  • Hear from multiple roasters on their roasting technique for this year’s Roaster Competition and taste their coffees!
  • Visit the Roaster Village to engage with roasters and sample some coffees!
  • Learn what it takes to brew amazing coffee via multiple methods!
  • Meet with multiple vendors and equipment specialists!
  • Engage, network and have a great time learning and tasting amazing beverages!

Parking

Austin: Available directly at the Palmer Events Center.

Palmer Events Center

900 Barton Springs Rd

Austin, TX 78704

Hotel Accommodations

Limited number of rooms available! Reserve a room by calling our housing Agents Par Avion  

Toll Free: (800) 826-0143  

Local: (310) 590-4711

Book by: 2/1/2017

Special Events

Friday,  February 10

OFFICIAL Pre-Party hosted by Cuvee Coffee

Location:           Cuvee Coffee

2000 E. 6th St

Austin, TX

Party Perks:  10+ Austin beers on tap (free beer), Veracruz All Natural Taco Truck will be onsite (free food)

Hours- 6pm-9pm

Saturday, February 11

Latte Art Throwdown

Location:             Stouthaus Coffee Pub

                                4715 S. Lamar

                                   Austin, TX

Party Perks: Beer & food specials from Stouthaus & Cane Rosso (Neapolitan pizza)