Become a Member

Joining the Barista Guild gives you membership with the SCA and the Guild at the same time, giving you voting power and amplifying the collective voice of professional baristas. Join today to support our mission and access the many benefits of our community.

Membership is available through the BG Individual Membership of the SCA or by assigning the Barista Guild category to an individual as part of an SCA Business Membership.



  • Gain exclusive discounts on the Coffee Skills Program certifications including Barista and Brewing modules

  • Access seminars to learn new skills and add value to your business

  • Learn how to promote quality as the principle standard for success


  • Volunteer and become more involved in the barista community

  • Be eligible to vote in BG elections and for the SCA Board of Directors and National Chapters

  • Be eligible to join the BG Advisory Council, BG Committees, and SCA Advisory Councils

  • Exchange ideas, experiences, and taste coffee with your peers


  • Gain exclusive discounts on entry to SCA & BG events, including Expo, World of Coffee, Barista

  • Camp, Bloom, Access, and more

  • Members-only discount to compete in national coffee championships


  • Get 20% off online purchases at the SCA Store

  • Newsletter with special offers and news updates customized specifically for baristas

  • Receive a complimentary print subscription to 25 Magazine, SCA’s quarterly magazine