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Quarterly update from the ASCA President

Last Friday, the 12thof October 2018, the Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) held its Annual General Meeting to elect a new board, who will represent us as an industry, our collective interest and as coffee people.  With gratitude and great humility, I was...

Brent Williams steps down as ASCA President

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....

ASCA Annual General Meeting Notice

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...

Print out this poster to win a t-shirt!

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association is asking all of its members to help promote the upcoming competition season! All you need to do is print out your relevant state's competition poster, you can DOWNLOAD THEM HERE and put it up in your own, or in your...

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...