Vitasoy Barista Championship
The event is a celebration of cutting edge espresso extraction technique, an examination of baristas technical skill & customer service set to music. The discipline also includes the preparation of an espresso & milk beverage of any style and also a signature drink. Signature drinks tell a personal story of the flavours and aromas within the selected coffee combined to make a unique coffee based drink for the judges to asses for originality, flair, balance and skill of preparation. All these three elements have to come together in a 15 minute routine in a staged environment with judges and a crowd to add to the atmosphere.
Pauls Professional Latte Art Championship
Latte art is the professional signature of baristas, also a increasingly creative and beautiful art form using velvety steamed milk to create patterns and drawings in coffee. The ASCA Pauls Professional Australian Latte Art Championship is a ten minute competition showcasing the best skills in the country against each other in a battle for clarity of design, technical execution and creativity.
TCX Cup Tasters Championship
Cup tasting is a furious test of a keen palate, competitors pit their wits against each other in a live environment picking out the odd coffee from three cups and moving on the next one against the clock. The winner successfully picks the odd coffee from a sample of three and with eight different groups on the table in the quickest time.
This is the fastest growing competition in coffee! The ASCA Australian Brewers cup is about showing off the beauty of specialty coffee by traditional hand brewing and telling the story through spoken word and demonstration of skill in the cup delivered to the judging panel.