Congratulations and thanks to everyone who took part in the ASCA Northern Region Coffee Championship, that took place from 8 – 9 October at Extraction Artisan Coffee in Slacks Creek, Queensland.

The winners are:

Northern Region Barista Championship

Winner: Tilly Sproule, Tim Adams Specialty Coffee

Second Place: Stuart Law, Pablo & Rusty’s

Third Place: Dom Chicoteau, Seven Miles Coffee

Northern Region Pura Latte Art Championship

Winner: Emily Coumbis, Fonzie Abbott Coffee Roasters

Second Place: Gera Davison, Oneone4

Third Place: Jagan Gillet, Wheel and Steam.

Northern Region Cup Tasters Championship

Winner: Merryn Ward, Woodmans Axe Espresso

Second Place: Andrew Doan, Veneziano Coffee Roasters

Third Place: Robbie Lynch, Mantle Group

Northern Region Brewers Cup

Marcus Allison, Bunker

Danny Andrade, Extraction Artisan Roasters

Barry Newell, Warehouse Barista Training

Special thanks goes to the ASCA QLD competition team, including President Brent Williams, Veneziano Coffee’s Leigh Michelmore, and Grinders Coffee’s Michaela Gerrard, all Judges, emcees, volunteers, audio, and the host venue on a great two days of competition. A special thanks to all of our sponsors who make regional competitions a reality.