Hooray, hooray, this day is finally here! And by this day, I mean the first day of all the barista- and cafe-owner-centric events at the SCAA show here in Boston! Here are our picks for the things to do to make the most of your day.
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: United States Barista Championship Round 1! To see a full list of who is competing today and at what times, go HERE. Activity Hall.
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: U.S. Brewers Cup Round 1! To see a complete list of all the competitors, and who’s competing when, go HERE. Activity Hall
12–4 p.m: U.S. Cup Tasters Championship Round 1! To see a list of competitors and times for this cupping contest, go HERE. Activity Hall
2–3 p.m.: U.S. Latte Art Exhibition Round 1! To learn about this exciting new competition, go HERE! Activity Hall
5:30 p.m.: Opening ceremonies of SCAA show. Ballroom
7 p.m.: Coffee Kids 25th Anniversary Reception! We love you, Coffee Kids! Ballroom
7 p.m.: The Barista Guild of America’s Thursday Night Throwdown at the Welcome Reception! Sign up and win money! Ballroom
Every day of the SCAA show, we’ll be posting all the things happening that we think you’d most enjoy, so check back here often!