Today at Expo: April 11, 2019

Today’s Highlights

National Champions Work the Boston WCC Bar

While progressing through the main championship, competitors simultaneously participate in the World Barista Championship (WBC) Teams Competition, which rewards group support and collaboration. This year, they’ll take turns serving fans from the Boston WCC Bar across Thursday and Friday. For a full schedule of who’s on bar when, visit wcc.coffee/boston. Activities Hall (Floor 0), in front of the WBC Stage.

Official Launch Party & USCC Latte Art Throwdown

Kick off your weekend at the Official Launch Party, featuring entertainment by Burundi, experiences by Chemex, the USCC Latte Art Throwdow by Pacific Barista Series, music, libations, and more! Thinking about throwing your hand in the ring? Sign up from 6-6:55 PM for a chance to take first prize – and a check for US$1,000! – home. Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Level 3; 6-9 PM.

 
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Schedule of Events

  • 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Expo Registration Open | Level 1

  • 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM | Coffee Skills Program and SCA Workshops | 205-210 (Level 2), RM050

  • 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM | Activities Hall Open to Attendees | Activities Hall (Level 0)

  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM | World Barista Championship, Round 1 Day 1 | Activities Hall (Level 0)

  • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Official Launch Party – All Registrants Invited | Level 3

  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM | USCC Latte Art Throwdown | Level 3

Education @ Expo:
Coffee Skills Program and Workshops

  • 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM | Sensory Skills Foundation Course en Español | 205C

  • 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM | Sustainability Skills Foundation Course | 209

  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Building a Sample Roasting Program | 208

  • 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Introduction to Coffee | 206A/B

Cupping Exchange

  • 1:00 PM – 2:45 PM | SPP Coffee Cuppings | 204B

  • 2:45 PM – 4:30 PM | Guatemalan Coffees | 204A

  • 3:15 PM – 5:00 PM | Mercanta North America | 204B