The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) is looking for experienced judges for the Meadow Fresh New Zealand Barista Championship 2019.
The Championship is being held in Upper Hutt on the 2 – 3 February with the calibration being held on Friday 1 10:30am – 4pm.
The judge’s positions are varied. We need technical and sensory judges alongside shadow judges. Please note that industry and coffee experience is a prerequisite to judging. Register now>
Remember to read and review the new Rules and Regulations.
Please be aware that the championship workshop held in November/December countrywide and calibration is a mandatory requirement. Note if you are an experienced judge with two consecutive years plus, you still need to attend the workshop. Workshop sign up>
Judging can be a rewarding way to get to know others in the coffee industry and to get close to the Championship action. Most of all, it’s a lot of fun!
Judges are chosen after the calibration by the NZSCA judges committee will receive a free Championship t-shirt, porcelain Championship cup and a certificate.
Contact Emma NZSCA Event Manager for any curly questions around judging. firstname.lastname@example.org 021 415 810
Sign up today for your nearest regional workshop:
9am-4pm, Friday 7 December
9am-4pm, Friday 30th November
Ripe Coffee Roastery
9am-4pm, Sunday 2nd December
Crafted Coffee Roastery
Alex Casserly entertains the judges during his presentation at the 2017 Meadow Fresh New Zealand Barista Championship.
Photo credit: Dianne Wang