Congratulations to the winners of the ASCA Southern Region Coffee Championship!
The ASCA Southern Region Coffee Championship took place at Specialist Espresso Services from 16 – 17 September. More than 60 competitors and judges took place in the competition, with almost every event sold out.
The winners are:
2018 Southern Region Barista Championship
Winner – Craig Simon,
2nd Place – Anthony Douglas
3rd Place – Matthew Lewin
2018 Southern Region Cup Tasters Championship
Winner – Jin Ha
2nd Place – Tom Bomford
3rd Place – Juwon Jung
2018 Southern Region Brewers Cup
Winner – Archie Chu
2nd Place – Zenki Ho
3rd Place – David Train
2018 Southern Region Latte Art Championship
Winner – Shinsaku Kukayama
2nd Place – Phattra Phithakphon
3rd Place – Shen Choy Ong
The winners of each competition has secured their place in the semi-finals of the 2018 ASCA Australian Coffee Championships, taking place 22-24 March 2018 at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo.
The remaining competitors will be seeded against all other participants of the Northern, Central, and Western region competitions, finishing up mid-November. The #ascatop12 for all competitions will be announced following the completion of all regional competitions.