March 2018 in National Coffee Competitions

March 2018 in National Coffee Competitions

Here is our recap of the winners of national coffee competitions from around the world in collaboration with World Coffee Events (WCE) for the month of March 2018. These dedicated coffee competitors have earned the right to represent their country in coffee competitions at the international level. For more information on upcoming world championships and the athletes who will be participating, visit the WCE website at https://www.worldcoffeeevents.org.

 

Belarus Barista, Brewers Cup, Cezve/Ibrik, Coffee in Good Spirits, Cup Tasters, and Latte Art Championships: March 24, 2018

National Champions: Daria Pinchuk (Barista), Vitali Filmanovich (Brewers), Anna Mostyka (Cezve/Ibrik), Alexei Varavin (Coffee in Good Spirits), Staniclav Rubochkin (Cup Tasters), Alexander Shichko (Latte Art)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association – Belarus Chapter
Host: Coffee Fest Belarus 2018

Australia Barista, Brewers Cup, Cup Tasters, Latte Art, and Roasting Championships: March 22, 2018

National Champions: Craig Simon (Barista), Heath Dalziel (Brewers), Yama Kim (Cup Tasters), Shinsaku Fukayama (Latte Art), Ben Toovey (Roasting)
Licensed National Body: Australian Specialty Coffee
Host: Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE)

Thailand Barista, Brewers Cup, Cup Tasters, and Roasting Championship: March 15, 2018

 

National Champions: Athip Archalerttrakool (Barista), Jaranya Chanwong (Brewers), Waruth Tangsuriyapaisan (Cup Tasters), Pornprasit Paisansinsakul (Roasting)
Licensed National Body: Barista Association of Thailand
Host: Thailand Coffee, Tea & Drinks 2018

Russia Barista and Cup Tasters Championships: March 15, 2018

National Champions: Liliya Gadelshina (Barista), IIlya Khlyzov (Cup Tasters)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – Russia Chapter

Puerto Rico Coffee in Good Spirits & Latte Art Championships: March 10, 2018

National Champions: Edwin D. Gorritz (Coffee in Good Spirits), Milton Luciano Pérez (Latte Art)
Licensed National Body: Asociación Nacional de Baristas de Puerto Rico
Host: Coffee & Chocolate Expo 2018
Photos by Miseal D. Rodríguez Quijano

Poland Barista Championship: March 10, 2018

National Champions: Agnieszka Rojewska
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – Poland Chapter

Norway Barista, Brewers Cup, Cup Tasters, Latte Art and Roasting Championships: March 8, 2018

National Champion: Tore Øverleir (Barista), Tom Kuyken (Brewers Cup), Anton Söderman (Cup Tasters), Nikita Michelle Sarino Gundersen (Latte Art), Simo Kristidhi (Roasting)

Philippines Barista, Brewers Cup, Coffee in Good Spirits & Latte Art Championships: March 7, 2018

National Champions: Aldrin Lumaban (Barista), Jade Cleo Galera (Brewers Cup), Yasmin Lorenzo (Coffee in Good Spirits), Joemarie Lichangco (Latte Art)
Licensed National Body: Philippine Coffee Championships

Indonesia Barista Championship: March 1, 2018

National Champion: Muhammad Aga
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association of Indonesia
Host: Food, Hotel and Tourism Bali 2018

Are you a licensed WCE National Body representative? Don’t forget to submit your post-event reports to be featured in our monthly recaps: https://www.worldcoffeeevents.org/national-body-forms/