This is the Round 1 schedule for the 2015 United States Barista Championship, happening on Friday, February 20th in Long Beach, California. This is the “at large” opening round of the USBC, with the top six competitors advancing to the Semi-Finals on Saturday, February 21st.
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2. 9:34 Jonathan Miller, MadCap Coffee Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan @madcapcoffee
5. 10:31 Andrew McCaslin, Palace Coffee / Evocation, Amarillo, TX @palacecoffee
10. 12:11 Anna Utevsky, Independent, Raleigh, NC @autevsky
14. 1:32 LeeAnn Wacker, Colectivo Coffee, Milwaukee, WI @colectivocoffee
16. 2:10 Stephen Latham, Box Kite, NYC @boxkiteNYC
20. 3:31 Harlin Glovacki, Nom de Plume Roasters, Phoenix, AZ
21. 3:50 Trevor Gruehn, Independent, Madison, WI @variable_coffee