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US Coffee Champs Orange County

US Coffee Champs Orange County

Orange County, California, 22/02/2020 - 23/02/2020



FAEMA is the Title Sponsor for the 2020 US Coffee in Good Spirits competiton, apart of the US Coffee Championships. Through this sponsorship the FAEMA E71E will be present on the stage for all qualifying and National competitions. 


The 2020 Season is Here!

For the 2020 season of the United States Coffee in Good Spirits Championship (USCIGS) there will be two Qualifiers leading up to the national championship. In order to move on to USCIGS, Barkeeps must first qualify at the USCC Qualifiers in Nashville, TN or Orange County, CA.

Each Qualifier is open to 24 competitors, for a total of 48 spots. The Top 3 competitors from each Coffee in Good Spirits Preliminary receive reserved spots. The remaining spots are available for Open Registration.



Creative and exciting, the U.S. Coffee in Good Spirits Qualifiers tasks baristas/barkeepers to create a cold coffee cocktail and a warm/hot coffee cocktail for 2 taste judges in 10 minutes. Competitors must use the provided espresso machine for at least 1 of the 2 beverages.

Competitors must use the provided sponsor espresso and filter coffee grinders which will be in a fixed location on the left side of the machine.