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CoffeeChamps is caffeine-packed weekend event, featuring the Qualifying Competitions for the U.S Coffee Championships. Coffee professionals from all over the United States compete to enhance and show off their skills as Baristas, Brewers, Roasters, and Tasters. The champions from the U.S. Coffee Championships will represent the USA at the World Championships.

CoffeeChamps features:

Coffee Trivia Night - On January 10th at Dose Café and Dram Bar starts at 7pm
Launch Party hosted by Stay Golden - On January 11th at Stay Golden starts at 7:30pm
The Cafe - grab an espresso-based beverage crafted for you by professional baristas
Party hosted by Frothy Monkey - Jackalope Brewery on Saturday from 7-10pm
5 Coffee Competitions - barista, brewers, cup tasters, roaster and coffee in good spirit
Roaster Village - sample freshly brewed black coffee produced by local roasters
The Market - shop vendors with everything from food and tea sampling, innovative equipment and coffee merchandise


Start game planning for Nashville! 

Location

Track One
1201 4th Ave S
Nashville, TN, 37210
Venue Map

We hope the following information will help you navigate through the event.

Parking for Track One

Strongly encourage Uber/Lyft Limited venue parking and street parking

Hotel Information

 Holiday Inn (3 mile drive to venue)
2613 West End Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203

Rate: $119/night
Parking: $22/night

 Booking Deadline: December 21st

EMAIL for assistance with sourcing accommodations or call 1-800-826-0143

Weather

Sat: 48°/ Showers Sun: 48°/ Partly Cloudy

Event Line Up

  • Sold out Competitions for Barista, Brewers, Cup Taster, Roaster and Coffee in Good Spirits.

  • Happy Hour on the ‘Coffee in Good Spirits’ Stage – Competitors serving up their cocktail concoctions 21+ 2-5:30 p.m. Saturday/Sunday

  • U.S. Chapter Development– Come learn more about the development of the U.S. Specialty Coffee Association Chapter with Mansi Chokshi, Membership Director

  • “Will you Be My Mentor Session” – Come learn from other professionals about collaboration in the following areas:

    • Volunteer

    • Community Development

    • Professional Development

    • Education

  • Food Trucks

    • Califarmia - 9 a.m – 3 p.m.  (B&L)  

    • Hoss' Loaded Burgers - 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. (L Only)


Directions from the airport to Track One

 

Schedule of Events

 

Thurdsay, January 10th

Coffee Trivia Night
Where: Dose Cafe and Dram Bar at 1400 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37216.
Time: Trivia will begin at 7, but happy hour starts at 4!

Friday, January 11th

Frothy Monkey Cupping

Where: Frothy Monkey Roasting Facility - 613 Ewing Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
Time: 2pm

Stay Golden Launch Party

Where: Stay Golden at 2934 Sidco Drive, Nashville, TN.
Time: 7:30-10:30pm. Free Parking On-site!

Saturday, January 12th

7:30am         Registration Open
9:00am - 5:30pm        Show Open
               - The Market
               - Roaster Village
9:00am - 5:30pm     Brewers Cup
9:30am - 5:30pm     Cup Tasters Competition
10:00am - 5:00pm      Roaster Competition
11:00am - 5:00pm      Coffee in Good Spirits Competition
11:00am - 5:30pm      Barista Competition
11:00am - 12:00pm    SCA U.S. Chapter Info Session
1:00am - 2:00pm         Will you be my Mentor: Volunteer
3:00pm - 4:00pm         Will you be my Mentor: Community Building
6:00pm           Event Close
Official Party        Hosted by Frothy Monkey. Time: 7-10pm. Location: Jackalope Brewery, 429 B Houston St, Nashville

Sunday, January 13th

7:30am            Registration Open
9:00am - 5:30pm      Show Open
               - The Market
               - Roaster Village
9:00am - 5:30pm    Brewers Cup
9:30am - 5:30pm    Cup Tasters Competition
10:00am - 5:00pm     Roaster Competition
11:00am - 5:00pm     Coffee in Good Spirits Competition
11:00am - 5:30pm     Barista Competition
1:00pm - 2:00pm     SCA U.S. Chapter Info Session
2:00pm - 3:00pm     Will you be my Mentor: Education
3:00pm - 4:00pm     Will you be my Mentor: Professional
6:30pm - 7:30pm      Awards Ceremony

 

 Visit the Market and Roaster Village to check out these rad exhibitors and sample great coffee!

  • Frothy Monkey

  • Mame’s Burritos

  • Eversys

  • Created Co

  • Venturi Coffee Works

  • Compak

  • Genuine Origin

  • Boxcar

  • Mahlkonig

  • Dose

  • Department of Brewology

  • Modbar

  • Rishi Tea

  • Baratza

  • Franke

  • Savor Brands

  • Coffeezine

  • Brewista

  • Theta Ridge




Visit The Café

 Espresso Bar: All you can drink lattes, cappuccinos, espresso served up by our sponsor AFN

Barista, Roaster and Brewers Competitors take over the bar and give you the opportunity to taste these amazing coffees, from around the world, presented during their Competition

Equipment and Sponsors on Display

  • Frothy Monkey

  • Brewista

  • Artpresso

  • notNeutral

  • AFN

  • VST

  • Acaia

  • Urnex

  • BUNN

  • Pacific Barista Series

  • Simonelli Group

  • Davinci Gourmet

  • Curtis

  • Mahlkonig

  • GC Water

  • Faema

  • Baratza

  • Atlas

  • Acaia


THANK YOU TO OUR TITLE  AND HOST SPONSORS