2015 Queensland Aeropress Championship

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2015 QLD Aeropress Championships. To be held at The Woolloongabba Social Club, 43 Balaclava St Woolloongabba. Breifing starts at 4 with comp beginning at 4.30pm.

The comp is run as a knockout with a maximum of 18 competitors. All judging is blind. Coffee will be available to pickup for competitors a few days before the comp with extra available on the night.

Competitor entry here.

Provided equipment for all competitors will be –
EK43 Grinder
Water & kettles
Aeropress and filters
Coffee

Full rules available here.

Winner gets cash to attend the National championship.

Drinks and food will be available on the night.

2015 Polish Aeropress Championship

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An incredible 56 people will compete for the 2015 Polish Aeropress Championships on the 12th February, 2015. Amazingly, there will be 2 separate competitions, with 2 separate teams of judges, which will converge for the finals.
Date: 12 Feb 2015, 11:00
Venue: Klub Komediowy, ul. Nowowiejska 1, Warsaw
Host by: Forum Coffee facebook.com/forumcoffee
Sponsor: FreeHand Coffee Roasters freehandcoffee.com
Coffee: Koppi, Sweden
Partners:
Coffee Desk coffeedesk.pl
Koppi koppi.se
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Judges:
Victor Frankowski
Rob Dunne
Mikołaj Panasik
Jeff Verellen
Simon Bunne
Anne Lunnel (tbc)
Charles Nystrand
Ralf Ruller (tbc)
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Registration is open on Sunday 25th, 11:00, and will be closed when 56 will correctly insert: name, surname, city, work place and email address.
Competitors must be 18 years old, have Polish nationality or working in Poland for 1 year prior competition time.
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Travel tickets and accommodation for winner!
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Webblog for competition: polishaeropress.wordpress.com/

2015 Hong Kong Aeropress Championship

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TATA Global Ltd” is most excited to announce that HK will be having its 1st AeroPress Championship event this coming February. As the Exclusive Distributor of “AeroPress” in HK, we are pleased to co-host the event with one of HK’s most reputable Specialty Coffee organization – “The Coffee Academics”.

Date of Competition : 8th February 2015

Registration Starts : 12th January 2015 – 10:00am

Registration & Competition Venue :

“The Coffee Academics”

Ground Floor, # 225 Wanchai Road,

Wanchai, Hong Kong

 

Keep an eye out on our Facebook page – “Hong Kong Aeropress Championship 2015”

Application forms can be downloaded : https://db.tt/Dc3bIl78.

Number of Competitors = Limited to 36 (50% already filled as at 15th Jan ’15)

 

Competition Use Coffee is provided & roasted by : “The Coffee Academics”

Coffee Bean : High quality single origin bean from Panama

 

Judging Panel : Have enlisted a panel of elite judges who have amongst them numerous qualifications – SCAA CQI Licensed Q-Graders, WCE Certified Sensory Judges, Grand Barista Championship Head Judges, SCAE Barista Certifier & Authorized Trainers, HK Barista Championship Certified Judges & Barista Champion and Former National Professional Barista Champions.

 

Equipment Available for competitor use: For those competitors not bring their own grinder or kettle, the following products are available for all competitor use : “Macro” water boiler, “Bonavita” kettle, “Acaia” digital scale and “WPM-ZD-16”” grinder.

 

 

Sponsors : We have generous support from various products/brands such as, “Aerobie®”, “Acaia”, “WPM”, “Macro”, “Bonavita”, “RBG” (new dial type metal filter), “Wah Shing Coffee”, “Hiang Kee Coffee Group” & “Doctor Champagne” to name a few.

 

Prizes : There will be trophies & various prizes for top 3 winners of the event, including airfare & hotel accommodations for the 1st prize winner to participate in the WAC in April 2015 as well as having Champagne for after-event celebrations !!

2015 German Aeropress Championships

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We are very excited to announce the German AeroPress Championship 2015 to take place in Berlin at THE BARN COFFEE ROASTERS, Schönhauser Allee 8, 10119 Berlin.

Competition Coffee by FIVE ELEPHANT COFFEE ROASTERY, Berlin.

Your three wonderfully talented judges to be confirmed.

Registration opens Friday, 16th January 2015 at 08:00 am. Registration ends Friday, 30th January 2015 at 24:00 pm. Registration can be done here.

Be fast – only 32 competitors can enter the competition. The winner will fly to the World AeroPress Championship in Seattle (9-12th April 2015).

Read more about the competition rules.

All contestants have to live and work in Germany for at least 3 months.

Sponsors : Best Brew / Mahlkönig / Cropster / Acaia

Equipment : AeroPress / Acaia Scales / EK 43 / Überboiler & BUNN Boiler / 3M R.O. Filtration

Facebook, Instagram: GermanAeroPressChampionship, Twitter: @GermanAeroPress

Contact: press@germanaeropresschampionships.de

2015 Danish Aeropress Championship

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Denmark – the home of coffee competition champions, have announced their second ever Danish Aeropress Championship. Klaus, and the boys at The Coffee Collective are hosting in conjunction with Øristeriet on the 22nd February.

The last Danish Aeropress Championship was all the way back in 2010 at Europa 1984. The poster was commissioned by Ingrid Høiskar Borgfjord, a Norwegian living in Denmark, and studying at the prestigious Royal Danish Art Academy – and she’s also a barista at The Coffee Collectives’s Jægersborggade location where she brews black coffee on a – you guessed it – Aeropress.

Så er der åbent for tilmeldinger til det danske Aeropress mesterskab 2015

https://billetto.dk/aeropress

The Coffee Collective & Øristeriet
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Det danske Aeropress mesterskab

22. februar 2015 kl. 14.00
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The Coffee Collective
Godthåbsvej 34 B
2000 Frederiksberg

Tilmelding på: www.billetto.dk/aeropress
Maks 18 deltagere. Tilmeldingsgebyr kr. 100,-
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2015 New South Wales Aeropress Championship

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The New South Wales Aeropress Championship at Paramount Coffee Project in Sydney on the 23rd January.

Competitor tickets on sale 2nd January from Eventbrite.

Keep and eye on @AeropressComp on Twitter for updates…

2015 Eastern Aeropress Championships

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And, now… another regional for the USA!

When and where is the Eastern Aeropress Championship? 

The Eastern Aeropress Championship will be held January 31, 2015 at Quills Coffee, 930 Baxter Avenue, Louisville Kentucky. The competition will begin at 7 PM though contestants should arrive by 6:30 to sign in.

What are the rules?

Contestants are encouraged to read the official World Aeropress Championship rules carefully and thoroughly.

Will the coffee be provided? 

Quills will have a high quality single origin coffee available for contestants to use, though contestants are also free to bring their own coffee.

What equipment will be available? 

Each competitor will have access to a Bonavita Variable Temperature kettle, filtered water, and an Mahlkönig EK-43 grinder. Competitors are welcomed to bring their own water and kettles.

What are the prizes?

Prizes are being donated by Prima Coffee, Mahlkönig USA, and others. The winner will have their traveling expenses to the national competition covered.

Is there an entrance fee? 

There is a $10 entrance fee, which will be collected at the competition.

How many baristas can compete? 

The competition will feature 18 competitors.

What is there to do in Louisville?

Lots of stuff! From bourbon to baseball bats, Louisville is a city that makes many awesome things. Our sponsors at The Coffee Compass are working on a full city guide for competitors.

Sign up for the 2015 Eastern Regional of the US Aeropress Championship here.

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