2012 Canadian Western Regional Barista Championship

Barista Canada is proud to announce the first scheduled regional championships for 2012. The Western Regional Barista Championship will be held in Vancouver at the Eat! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival at the newly renovated BC Place, June 1-3, 2012.

Participation at a regional competition is required in order to qualify for the national competition. The top four finishers at each regional competition will qualify to represent their region at the national level. The Canadian National Barista Championship will be held in Toronto at the Canadian Coffee and Tea Show, September 9 and 10, 2012. Winner of the National Barista Championship will represent Canada at the 2013 World Barista Championships.

Only 16 spots are available for the Western Regional and are limited to ONE per organization. All registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Surplus registrants will be put on a waiting list in order of receipt, in case of cancellation by original registrants.

Organizations can also submit a second competitor who will be placed on a separate waiting list. In the event any spots become available after the surplus waiting list is exhausted this list will be used to fill out the competitors list.

A registration fee, as per the Registration FAQ must be sent to secure registration in the competition.

Register at http://baristacanada.com/registration

Good luck baristas!