The SCRBC is scheduled to begin today in Austin, Texas.
Unfortunately, the official United States Barista Championship web site hasn’t updated their schedules. The web site reads “Please continue to check back for more updated event information as it becomes available”.
The vibrant online forum Coffeed has a thread about the event which hasn’t been active since December 1, and features no new commentary. Twitter is similarly barren. Sprudge.com editors must ask: has cowboy coffee gone the way of the buffalo? Is this event actually happening?
UPDATE: The SCAA Facebook “fan page” was updated yesterday, January 6 at 9:16AM: “The SCRBC is TOMORROW in Austin Texas-are you going?” 26 hours later, there have been 0 comments and/or “likes”. The official United States Barista Championship SCRBC schedules have been posted.