Barista Guild Activities at The Event!



Thursday Night Throwdown

Thursday, April 28 @ 7:00 pm

The BGA is once again throwing the ultimate Thursday Night Throwdown at the Welcome Reception in Houston, Thursday night from 7-10 pm. The competition will be head-to-head bracket style, and open to 32 competitors with a $5 buy in. If you want to be one of 32 and are open to a few surprises, email Heather Perry at heather@klatchroasting.com or Chris Baca at baca@vervecoffeeroasters.com to secure your spot. Hosted by Java Pura Coffee Roasters!


Barista Guild of America Annual Meeting

Sunday, May 1 @ 11:00 am

Please join us on Sunday morning at 11:00am at the US Cup Tasters stage in the Activities Hall for an up to date briefing on the state of the guild from your elected officers on the BGA Executive Council! From Barista Certification to Barista Camp, be informed on the tremendous growth of the group and take part in the discussion on moving the guild into the future! Open to all current BGA members.


Barista Guild of America Party
Sunday, May 1 @ 7:00 pm

After the US Barista Championship, USBC Brewers Cup, and US Cup Tasters have concluded join your fellow BGA Members and competition champions for the final night party you'll want to change your flight for! This years closing Barista Guild party takes place at Anvil Bar & Refuge, an amazing establishment that skillfully produces spirit-forward drinks and hard to score microbrews. We thought it was very fitting to partner with a venue that focuses on returning to the elegant simplicity of a past era when cocktails were fashioned with pride and bartending was a respected profession that took years of apprenticing to master. Join us for a final evening in Houston and an amazing service experience!

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