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ASCA President reflects on 2019 competition season

Another national coffee championship has come and gone, but it’s thanks to the support of dedicated businesses and sponsors who help bring these competitions to life each year. We promised a bigger and better 2019, and so far the year has not disappointed. The 2019 ASCA Australian Coffee Championships were the biggest and most successful yet, crowning our newest Australian champions.
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Yanina Ferreyra World Brewers Cup

Yanina Ferreyra places ninth in 2019 World Brewers Cup

Australia’s Yanina Ferreyra of Project Origin has placed ninth in the 2019 World Brewers Cup (WBrC) held at the Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston, United States from 11 to 14 April. Yanina scored 80.9 for her Open Service round and 67.3 for her Compulsory round, with a rounded total of 148.3. Her Open Service score was highest of the competitors who did not advance to the finals and fourth highest overall.
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Matthew Lewin World barista championship

Matthew Lewin places 11th in World Barista Championship

Australia’s Matthew Lewin of Ona Coffee placed 11th in the 2019 World Barista Championship (WBC), held at the Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston, United States from 11 to 14 April. Matt advanced to the WBC semi-finals where he received a score of 399. He was the top ranked barista going in from the preliminary round with a 522 score. Matt’s performance focused on how to connect consumers to specialty coffee. He used each course to take the judges from the consumer level to the ‘specialty bubble’ coffee professionals live in.
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World Barista Championship preliminary schedule

World Coffee Events confirms WBC and WBrC preliminary schedule

World Coffee Events has released the schedules of the preliminary rounds of the the 2019 World Barista Championship (WBC) and World Brewers Cup (WBrC). The first round of the WBC will take place from 11 to 12 April, the the WBrC open service and compulsory rounds occurring on 12 and 13 April. Matthew Lewin of Ona Coffee will represent Australia in the WBC, his performance beginning at 11:40am Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on 11 April, or 1:40am Sydney and Melbourne time on 12 April.
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Yanina Ferreyra of Project Origin wins Australian Brewers Cup Championship

Yanina Ferreyra of Project Origin is the 2019 Australian Specialty Coffee Association Australian Brewers Cup Champion. In her first national brewers cup competition, Yanina claimed top honours with two-time Australian Brewers Cup Champion Devin Loong of Ona Coffee placing second, and David Train of Code Black Coffee placing third.
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