What is the Australian Specialty Coffee Association?
Founded in 2001 by a group of passionate coffee professionals, ASCA holds coffee events around the country. This ranges from casual smackdowns, to official regional competitions that feed into the Australian Barista Championship, Latte Art Championship, Coffee in Good Spirits Championship, Cup Tasting Championship and Brewers Cup. The winners of these competitions then travel internationally to represent Australian coffee talent on the world stage.
If you are a coffee professional, barista, cafe owner, coffee roaster, or even just a passionate coffee lover, joining ASCA puts you in touch with the leading edge of the Australian industry.
The ASCA Board would like to thank Brent Williams for his five years of service as a Board member, including four years as President of the association. "I'm really proud of how far ASCA has come in the past five years," said Brent, speaking at the AGM on Friday....read more
The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Criteria Coffee on Friday 12 October 2018. Around 40 members attended the meeting in person, with interstate members joining the meeting via video link. including online...read more
As per the constitution, ASCA Secretary Jeremy Regan hereby notifies ASCA members that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place at 5:30pm on Friday 12 October at Criteria Coffee in Port Melbourne. ASCA is pleased to announce the AGM will be live streamed using...read more
ASCA would like to send a HUGE congratulations to all the winners from the Southern Region Coffee Championships this past weekend. Say hello to your newest Southern Region Champions: PURA & Vitasoy Southern Region Barista Championship Jack Simpson, Axil Coffee...read more
ASCA removes paper cups from renowned coffee events in a move towards greater sustainability In a bid to significantly reduce waste for its highly-anticipated Cup Tasters events, the Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) has partnered with The Cup eXchange...read more