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2019 Regional Championship places still available

If you love crafting stellar caffeinated beverages, your passion could be taking you to the 2019 ASCA Australian Coffee Championships at MICE2019! There are still places for both Barista and Latte Art Championships for Western and Northern Regions. The competitions...

Tickets for 2018 ASCA Barista Camp on sale now!

The ASCA Barista Camp is back! Taking place from 7-9 September, the ASCA Barista Guild will be taking participants on a tour of Noosa Black, as well as hosting a day of workshops at Padre in Noosaville. The Camp provides baristas with a chance to learn more about...

2019 ASCA Regional Championship update

Wow. We were absolutely overwhelmed by the HUGE demand for memberships and competition registrations yesterday – literally. We know many of you spent hours trying to access the site, and are frustrated that you couldn't get on, or are worried you didn't get tickets....

2019 ASCA Regional Championship dates announced!

ASCA is pleased to announce the dates and locations of the four 2019 Regional Championships. 15-16 September: Northern Region Championship, Veneziano West End 13-14 October: Southern Region Championship, Criteria Coffee 27-28 October: Central Region Championship,...

Meet the 2018 ASCA Symposium speakers

The 2018 ASCA Symposium is fast-approaching, and we're pleased to announce the speaker line-up for the event. beyondblue is a national organisation that provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health. Mark is a...

Craig Simon represents Australia at WBC

We're counting down until Australian PURA, Dairy Farmers and Vitasoy Barista Champion Craig Simon takes the stage in Amsterdam to deliver his routine in the 2018 World Barista Championship! This will be Craig Simon's third attempt at the WBC title. Craig is competing...

We want your feedback!

If you're a corporate or individual member of ASCA, we want to hear from you! We try to improve on our delivery of ASCA events year on year, and your feedback will help us ensure we're delivering events that you want to attend. Feedback can be provided anonymously if...

Vitasoy commits to 3-year partnership with ASCA

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) and Vitasoy are proud to announce a 3-year sponsorship agreement, that will see Australia’s leading brand of plant milks support the Australian specialty coffee industry. In an industry first, Vitasoy will also make...