2019 US Coffee Championships Schedule, Day Two

Day One is in the books and we now know everyone who will be competing on Saturday across all competitions here in Kansas City, Missouri at the US Coffee Championships. The competition is only going to heat up from here. Let’s take a look at everyone competing on Day Two of Coffee Champs.

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Barista Championship Semi-Finals

9:30am Naida Lindberg, Verve Coffee, Santa Cruz, CA
9:49am Rodrigo Vargas, Rival Bros Coffee Roasters, Philadelphia, PA
10:08am Cole McBride, Ada’s Discovery Cafe, Seattle, WA
10:27am Dylan Siemens, Onyx Coffee Lab, Springdale, AR
10:46am Reef Bessette, The Coffee Movement, San Francisco, CA
11:05am Jenna Gotthelf, Counter Culture Coffee, New York, NY
11:35am Austin Amento, Augie’s Coffee, Redlands, CA
11:54am Samantha Spillman, Dillanos Coffee Roasters, Seattle, WA
12:13pm Cassie Ash, Small Planes Coffee, Washington, DC
12:32pm Sam Neely, Switchback Coffee Roasters, Colorado Springs, CO
12:51pm T. Ben Fischer, Elixr Coffee Roasters, Philadelphia, PA
1:10pm Sam Schaefer, Mockingbird Coffee, Ann Arbor, MI
1:40pm Hugo Cano, Independent, Santa Ana, CA
1:59pm Kay Cheon, Dune Coffee Roasters, Santa Barbara, CA
2:18pm Isaiah Sheese, Archetype Coffee, Omaha, NE
2:37pm Anthony Ragler, Counter Culture Coffee, Brooklyn, NY
2:56pm Emily Orendorff, Boxcar Coffee Roasters, Boulder, CO
3:15pm Andrea Allen, Onyx Coffee Lab, Springdale, AR

Brewers Cup

9:00am Ken Selby, Vashon Coffee Co, Vashon Island, WA
9:25am Lance Hedrick, Onyx Coffee Lab, Springdale, AR
9:50am Jennifer Hwang, Klatch Coffee, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
10:15am Blair Smith, Augie’s Coffee, Redlands, CA
10:40am Joshua Dusk-Peebles, Counter Culture Coffee, Chicago, IL
11:05am Gunnar Langenhuizen, Dune Coffee Roasters, Santa Barbara, CA
12:45pm Grace McCutchan, Red Rooster Coffee Roaster, Floyd, VA
1:10pm Justin Goodhart, Sweet Bloom Coffee, Denver, CO
1:35pm Elika Liftee, Onyx Coffee Lab, Springdale, AR
2:00pm Kaley Gann, Messenger Coffee, Kansas City, MO
2:35pm Jacob White, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, San Diego, CA
2:50pm Chelsey Walker-Watson, Atlas Coffee Importers, Seattle, WA

Coffee in Good Spirits

10:40am Brodie Lewis, Madcap Coffee Co, Grand Rapids, CO
10:55am Joel Cronenberg, Provision Coffee, Gilbert, AZ
11:10am Dan Hilburn, Backyard Beans Coffee Co, Lansdale, PA
11:25am Kris Wood, Black Fox Coffee Co, Brooklyn, NY
11:40am Jen McElroy, Klatch Coffee, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
11:55am Sam Schroeder, Olympia Coffee, Olympia, WA

Cup Tasters Semi-Finals

10:30am Heat 1
Sebastian Legner, Coda Coffee Co, Denver, CO
Samuel Gurel, Sövda Coffee, Portland, OR
Helen Choi, Luce Ave Coffee Roasters, Houston, TX

11:30am Heat 2
Summer Zhang, Onyx Coffee Lab, Springdale, AR
Ken Selby, Vashon Coffee Co, Vashon Island, WA
Hyoung Wuk (Luke) Jung, Loit Cafe, Los Angeles, CA

1:30pm Heat 3
Chris Kornman, The Crown: Royal Coffee Lab, Oakland, CA
Matthew McDaniel, Summit Coffee, Davidson, NC
Cameron Metzinger, Backyard Beans Coffee Co, Landsale, PA

2:30pm Heat 4
Aaron Lerner, SkyTop Coffee, Cazenovia, NY
Jen Apodaca, Royal Coffee, Oakland, CA
Roman Deshong, Amethyst Coffee Co, Denver, CO

There is no performance for the Roaster’s Championships. For a full roster of competitors and event times, check out the Roasters schedule here.