SCA UK Coffee Championships

The SCA UK Chapter competitions are the only competitions recognised by the industry that lead to the chance of becoming the next World Champion. The UK Coffee Championships are not just about winning, they are about learning, networking and meeting people who share a passion for great coffee.  
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We are continuing the changed format of the UKBC heats from the 2019 season. To try to ensure it is as accessible to as many baristas as possible, we are running up to 4 prelim style heats, where 14 competitors will be required to serve 2 each of the espresso and milk beverage courses only.

 - 20 minutes off stage practice
 - 10 minutes stage prep
 - 7 minutes comp
 - 5 minutes clean up

The UKBC 2020 heats will follow the relevant 2019 WBC Rules and will be scored using the elements from the 2019 WBC score sheets relevant to the drinks served.

Entry to the 2020 United Kingdom Barista Championship will open on Friday 23rd of August 2019 at 8:30 am. 
There are 14 places at each of the four heats (56 places in total) and are sold on a strictly first come, first served basis.
Only one entry per competitor and/or per order is allowed.
SCA membership is not mandatory in order to enter, the SCA UK will, however, refund 50% of your entrance fee if you are a 'Named' SCA member.
* Each entry is only valid for the person named as the "Competitor" on the entry form. 
Heats will show as "Sold Out" once all places are filled.
If you would be put on the waiting list please email  
For more information click on the heats below.