AUSTRALIAN SPECIALTY COFFEE ASSOCIATION

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) is a volunteer lead, not for profit organisation that has a mission to develop and empower coffee professionals across Australia. 

ASCA provides a platform which enables coffee professionals to bounce ideas off one another, share opinions, celebrate success and to work together collectively on challenges impacting the industry.

ASCA proudly operates as the only feed into the World Coffee Events championships in the country. Working in line with international quality standards, and collaborating with international specialty coffee associations allows ASCA to bring Australian competitors to the world stage. 

UPDATES:
NEW ASCA FORMAT AND COMMUNITY COFFEE CHAMPS

During the recent 2024 AGM there were exciting changes to the competition format, launch of the community coffee champs, introducing judges accreditation, new sponsorship tiers as well as other announcements. To make sure that you’re up to date with the latest, all documents, updates and videos have been complied for review.

JOIN

A coffee community like no other – ASCA offers more benefits to members than ever before. With events and competitions now run Australia wide, as well a focus on education and community.

COMPETE

With new competition formats, and a lower barrier to entry competitors can enter both The Community Coffee Competition and The National Barista Competition in a variety of disciplines.

JUDGE

Judging provides a platform for coffee professionals to gain experience and develop their skill set.

SPONSOR

With accessible sponsorship tiers offering nationwide exposure, ASCA provides a unique value proposition within in the coffee community.

VOLUNTEER

Volunteering with ASCA is an incredible way to network and gain experience within the coffee community. With a variety of roles available, we welcome volunteers with all levels of experience.

CONNECT

ASCA is always looking to bring more value, community and connection to it’s members. Watch this space during 2024 for some exciting new annoucements.

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