The World Barista Championship is a global coffee-making competition. Competitors from around the world compete in a series of challenges to demonstrate their skills in preparing and serving specialty coffee. The competition includes a 15-minute performance where competitors prepare and serve espressos, milk beverages, and signature drinks to a panel of judges. The judges evaluate the competitors based on criteria such as taste, presentation, technique, and overall impression. The winner of the competition is awarded the title of World Barista Champion and is recognized as a leading expert in the field of specialty coffee.
- 2023 WBC Rules and Regulations
- 2022 WBC Rules and Regulations
- 2021 WBC Rules and Regulations
- 2020 WBC Rules and Regulations
- 2019 WBC Rules and Regulations
- 2018 WBC Rules and Regulations
- 2016 World Barista Championship Rules and Regulations
- * IMPORTANT Grinder Policy 2014
- 2012 WORLD BARISTA CHAMPIONSHIP
- 2010 WBC Rules & Regulations
- 2009 World Barista Championship Competitor, Head Judge, Sensory and Technical Judge Rules and Regulations
- 2009 CRCBC Judges Rules and Regulations
- 2007+2008 WBC Competitor, Head Judge, Sensory Judge and Technical Rules and Regulations
- 2006 WBC Head Judge, Sensory Judge and Competitor Rules And Regulations
- 2006 Canadian Barista Championship Rules and Regulations
- 2006 CBC Sensory Score Sheet
- 2005 WBC General Rules Structure
- 2005 Canadian Barista Championship Rules and Regulations
- 2003 World Barista Championship Rules and Regulations
- 2002 World Barista Championship Rules and Regulations
Canadian Barista Championships Structure:
updated June 4th, 2014
Baristas have 15 minutes to make 4 espresso, 4 cappuccino and 4 signature drinks. They must also give a presentation to judges while preparing drinks and keep their station immaculately clean.
Baristas will be evaluated on many factors including taste, technique, professionalism, knowledge of coffee and passion.
There are four regions: Western, Prairies, Central, and Eastern.
Top four finishers from each region qualify for the National Championships. If any of the top four finishers from a region cannot make it to Nationals, the 5th and 6th place finishers from that region will fill open spots in the priority of their finish.
The Canadian Champion will compete at the upcoming World Barista Championship. Please visit http://www.worldbaristachampionship.org/