Regional finalist, judge and volunteer registration is now online for the 2009 United States Barista Championship, March 5-8 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Open registration for all competitors is available starting 3:00 PM PST on Wednesday, February 4th.

Based on performances in US regional competitions this year, we look forward to an exciting competition in Portland!

At this year’s US Barista Championship, 50 of America’s best baristas will compete to represent the USA against the national champions from 56 countries at this year’s World Barista Championship in Atlanta, April 16-19.