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Quarterly update from the ASCA President – Q4 2018

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....

Summary of 2018 ASCA AGM – meet the new ASCA Board

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...

Congratulations to our 2019 Southern Region Champions!

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...

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...

Congratulations to our 2019 Northern Region Champions!

ASCA would like to send a HUGE congratulations to all the winners from the Northern Region Coffee Championships this past weekend. Say hello to your newest Northern Region Champions: Dairy Farmers & Vitasoy Northern Region Barista Championship Tilly Sproule, Tim...

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 Australian Coffee Championship dates announced

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) is pleased to announce that the ASCA Australian Coffee Championships will take place from 7–9 February 2019, in conjunction with the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE). Following the announcement from World...