The 2020 US Coffee Championships Qualifying Rounds came to a close on Sunday at Dillanos Coffee in Sumner, Washington. Half of the national field was decided this weekend at the first of the two Qualifying Events (the second happening next month in Nashville).
20 baristas competed on Day Two (included three from yesterday due to a technical mishap) and Sprudge was on deck to capture every single one with Lead Photographer Elizabeth Chai and roving social media reporter Joshua Littlefield. Take a glimpse at all of the competitors from Day Two here in Sumner.
Nathan Ngo, Dune Coffee Roasters
Selina Gonzales, Greater Goods Coffee Roasters
Mario Febres, Double Dutch Espresso
Jared Gum, Royce Marie/Bar Francis
Joshua Agbayani, Verve Coffee Roasters
Rodrigo Vargas, Elixr Coffee Roasters
Alex Sciarrotta, Narrative Coffee
Merlin Mendoza, Mostra Coffee
Topher Ou, Little Collins
David Castillo, Go Get Em Tiger
Madeline Mann, Oregon Coffee Board
Kay Cheon, Dune Coffee Roasters
Joe Yang, In J Cafe
Adam JacksonBey, Tell Coffee
Sam Neely, Amethyst Coffee Company
Reyna Callejo, Olympia Coffee
Isaiah Sheese, Archetype Coffee
Juan Diaz, Santo Coffee Co
Andrea Allen, Onyx Coffee Lab
Check out the rankings from this weekend’s qualifiers here.