Some USBC scene shots…

You can tune in to watch the live feed from the United States Barista Championship here, but here are some photos from around the room…

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Here’s the table you see when ypu first come in, where you can pick up a free USBC program.

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Trophies by Reg. This is one of the runner-up ones.

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Phuong holding court at the 4th Machine BGA area where different roasters from around the country are having their coffees showcased here for the next 4 days.

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Some sponsor tables…

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Z’s in the house! Terry & Kelly.

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Stadium seating! So hot!

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Bloggers booth.

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Ben H. texts and walks… AT THE SAME TIME! With MC extraordinaire, Jay from Dillanos.

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Jen P. and Alex B.

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Ellen is focused! Lots of Stumptowners watching the comp right now… Oh yeah! That’s because Kevin Fuller of the Albina Press is about to go on! Go Kevin!

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Sarah

Sarah Allen is co-founder and editor of Barista Magazine, the international trade magazine for coffee professionals. A passionate advocate for baristas, quality, and the coffee community, Sarah has traveled widely to research stories, interact with readers, and present on a variety of topics affecting specialty coffee. She also loves animals, swimming, ice cream, and living in Portland, Oregon.