The 2013 World Barista Championship was held May 23-26 in Melbourne, Australia.
Competitors from across the globe competed in and won their national championships to earn the right to compete for the WBC title. Baristas from more than 50 countries brought their best coffee making skills, knowledge, and enthusiasm to the stage in Melbourne to try to claim the title of World Barista Champion.
Click on the image to the left to see select pages from the Official 2013 World Barista Championship Program, produced by Barista Magazine.
You can download the complete program as a pdf by clicking on this link:
2013 World Barista Championship Program
Raul Rodas from Guatemala won the 2012 WBC in Vienna, Austria. You can read about him and see the WBC Special Section in the August + September 2012 issue of Barista Magazine!
Pete Licata of the United States won the 2013 WBC! You can read about him and his compatriot and fellow champion, World Brewers Cup winner, Erin McCarthy in the August + September 2013 issue of Barista Magazine!