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US Coffee Championship – Denver Prelims

September 16 - September 18

Free – $45.00

Sweet Bloom is hosting the 2022 United States Coffee Champs Preliminaries!

The Prelim competitions are here to vet new competitors moving forward into the USCC Qualifier Events that lead to the US National Coffee Championships. These events increase access to new competitors, judges, and volunteers, and allow for more opportunities for the specialty coffee community to participate at the local level.

Four competitions!

  • Barista

  • Brewers

  • Coffee in Good Spirts

  • Latte Art

These community events are a great way to get involved on the competition level. Compete, Judge, Volunteer, or become a Sponsor, and be on the ground floor of this years competition season.


Competitor Registration:

Registration will open for all Competitors Friday, August 9th @ 9:00am (mountain) and close Sunday, August 10th @ 5:00pm (mountain) on a first come first served basis. If there are spots still available after August 11th, registration will open again, TBD.

  • Barista – 24 spots available
  • Brewers – 16 spots available
  • Coffee in Good Spirits – 12 spots available
  • Latte Art – 24 spots available

Judges & Volunteers:

Registrations will open for all Judges and Volunteer on Friday, August 9th @ 9:00am (mountain) and will stay open until all spots are filled or a week before the Prelim.

No experience needed to sign-up as a judge for the Denver Prelims! Make sure to read the Rules & Regulations (*linked below) for the competition you would like to judge, and there will be an online Judges Session to go over any questions you might have. All potential judges must pass the Calibration Day on September 16, but do not fear, we have some great Head Judges that will lead the way and teach you the skills need to become a rock star judge. This is a great first step if you would like to judge at National level!

Are you a coffee professional or enthusiast inspired to volunteer and get involved? Or would like to become an official sponsor for the event. Email



US Coffee Championships Main Page:

Competition Rules & Regulations:


Tickets will go live on Tuesday, August 9th @ 9:00am


The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Competitor: Barista
$ 45.00
Competitor: Brewers
$ 45.00
0 available
Sold Out
Competitor: Coffee In Good Spirits
$ 45.00
Competitor: Latte Art
$ 45.00
Judge: Barista
$ 0.00
Judge: Brewers
$ 0.00
0 available
Sold Out
Judge: Coffee In Good Spirits
$ 0.00
Judge: Latte Art
$ 0.00
$ 0.00
$ 0.00


September 16
September 18
Free – $45.00
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