United states CUP TASTERS Championship

The U.S. Cup Tasters Championship (USCTC) challenges competitors to test their sensory skills by discerning taste differences in a “triangulation.” Tasters receive 8 sets of 3 cups, or triangles, where 2 cups are identical and 1 is different. The competitor with the ability to taste, smell, concentrate, and recall, those with the most correct answers in the shortest amount of time wins.

Road to the U.S. Cup Tasters Championship

Leading up to the U.S. Cup Tasters Championship, there are 2 CoffeeChamps Qualifying Competitions. Held in Denver, CO and Nashville, TN, tasters must compete at a CoffeeChamps event to qualify for the national championship. 12 competitors from each Qualifying Competitors advance to USCTC. The top 3 competitors from each CoffeeChamps move directly into the Semi-Finals Round. The next 9 competitors from each qualifying event will be invited to compete in the Round One.

 The USCTC Champion will go on to represent the USA at the World Cup Tasters Championship in Berlin, Germany June 6-8, 2019.

Questions? Email us at competitions@sca.coffee.


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