The 2015 US regional coffee competitions cycle is coming to and in this weekend with the 2015 Big Easterns in Durham, North Carolina. To find out more, you should head over to SprudgeLive, our new dedicated portal for all things coffee competition, and of course follow along live all weekend at @SprudgeLive on Twitter. Our coverage of the 2015 Big Easterns is being brought to you thanks to direct support from Bonavita, Wilbur Curtis Company and Counter Culture Coffee. All of our 2015 US and World coffee competition coverage is being produced with direct support of Square, our 2015 Season Sponsor.
You can read more about the upcoming Big Easterns at the competition über portal, complete with a breakdown of the event schedules and a guide to the various parties about to go down. Live coverage will start at ~10:30 AM CST, with a full schedule of day one competitors available here. If you want to catch up on where things stand in American competitive coffee, you can see the current leaderboard here, or read our in-depth recaps of the 2015 Big Westerns and 2015 Big Centrals.