May 2018 in National Coffee Competitions: A Recap of New Champions from Around the Globe

May 2018 in National Coffee Competitions: A Recap of New Champions from Around the Globe

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 May 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.

 

Canada Barista Championship: May 26, 2018

National Champion: Cole Torode
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association – Canada Chapter
Host: Beanstock Festival

Denmark Barista, Brewers Cup & Cup Tasters Championships: May 18, 2018

National Champions: Jonas Gehl (Barista), Søren Stiller (Brewers Cup), Rasmus Madsen (Cup Tasters)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association – Denmark Chapter
Host: Dansk Kaffeefestival

Ireland Brewers Cup Championship: May 12, 2018

 

National Champion: Aliona Wynn
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association – Ireland Chapter

Romania Barista, Brewers Cup, Cup Tasters & Roasting Championships: May 10, 2018

 

National Champions: Adrian-Gabriel Avasilcai (Barista), Gabriel Carol (Brewers Cup), Zana Dragnea (Cup Tasters), Andrei Oprisan (Roasting)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association – Romania Chapter
Host: Bucharest Coffee Festival

Spain Barista, Brewers Cup, Cup Tasters & Latte Art Championships: May 7, 2018

National Champions: Danil Kapelukhovskiy (Barista), Fabián Rodríguez (Brewers Cup), Héctor Hernández (CupTasters & Latte Art)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association – Spain Chapter
Host: Madrid Gourmet

Vietnam Barista Championship: May 4, 2018

 

National Champion: Vu Tran Nguyen Anh
Licensed National Body: Exporum Vietnam
Host: Cafe Show Vietnam 2018

Chile Barista Championship: May 4, 2018

 

National Champion: Camilo Giraldo
Licensed National Body: Asociacion Nacional de Profesionales y Amantes del Cafe (ANAPAC)

Iceland Barista Championships: May 3, 2018

National Champion: Khadija Ósk Sraidi
Licensed National Body:Specialty Coffee Association  – Iceland Chapter

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/