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SCAE – Dates announced for the WCE Judges Certification Workshops

MILANO – The Speciality Coffee Association of Europe has released the dates for the WCE Judges Certification Workshops (JCW). This event consists of the qualification tests for those interested in becoming eligible to judge in World-Level coffee competitions produced by World Coffee Events (WCE). The two workshops will take place  as follows:

Dublin, Ireland – 5/6 February 2014

HOST
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Hosted by Bewley’s Coffee, Northern Cross, Dublin, Ireland

Time schedule: 5 February 2014 at 8am to 6 February 2014 at 3pm

Ancona, Italy – 13/14 March 2014

Hosted by Nuova Simonelli, Belforte del Chienti, Tolentino, Italy

Time schedule: 13 February 2014 at 8am to 14 March 2014 at 3pm

Description of event

This event consists of the qualification tests for those interested in becoming eligible to judge in World-Level coffee competitions produced by World Coffee Events (WCE).

Attendees may qualify to judge in the World Barista Championship (WBC), World Brewers Cup (WBrC), World Latte Art Championship (WLAC), World Coffee In Good Spirits (WCIGS) by passing a series of knowledge and skills tests designed to assess specific competencies.

Candidates who pass all tests for one or more competitions are awarded Judge Certification credentials for a period of two WCE Competition cycles.

Please review the information about judging in World Coffee Events (WCE) competitions, including the Judge Competencies. Click on the following link to do so. http://www.worldcoffeeevents.org/judges/

Eligibility Requirements:

To attend a WCE Judge Certification Workshop, participants must meet the following prerequisites:

– Two (2) years of judging experience at a national-level competition for Latte Art, Coffee in Good Spirits, Brewers Cup, or Barista Championships.

– Agree to abide by the WCE Judges Code of Conduct http://worldcoffeeevents.org/pdf/2012%20Judges%20Code%20of%20Conduct.pdf

Instructors

The WCE Judge Certification Workshop is facilitated by a team of highly qualified and vetted WCE Representatives Pricing per competition test: — SCAE Members €300 — SCAA Member: €300 — Non member: €400

Discount available

If you sign up for more than one test, you are eligible for a €100 discount per competition test.

Hotel information: Recommended Hotels close to venue

Dublin Bewley’s Hotel, Dublin Airport http://m.bewleyshotels.com/dublin_airport

Tolentino Hotel 77 www.hotel77.it

Cancellation policy

Registration for ALL tests is non-refundable. SCAE has the right to change and/or cancel the event at any time.

For questions about workshop content, to inquire whether you meet the eligibility requirements or to register, please contact Sonja Björk Grant at SCAE at sonja@scae.com

MEMBERS SAVE ON REGISTRATION FEE

SCAE members save €100 on JCW fees!

(Not eligible for the Coffee Lovers Category) Contact the membership team at jayne@scae-mail.com to help you pick the best membership option for you.

Information for members

Individual members and employees of companies who are SCAE or SCAA members are eligible for member’s discount. Cite your membership number or your company’s membership number, when booking to avail of the discounted rate.

Source: SCAE