Breaking news late this Friday as the SCAA has announced confirmed dates and times for the 2013 Northeast Regional Barista Competition. The event was supposed to go down last November, but that event was postponed due to Hurricane Sandy.

Your new NERBC dates are February 20th – 22nd, to be hosted at the Attic Studios in Long Island City (11-05 44th Road). NYC residents can access Attic Studios via the E, M, G and 7 trains. The event kicks of Wednesday, February 20th at 11am, with finals scheduled to start Friday, Feburary 22nd at 10:30am. Queens, New York based Dallis Bros. Coffee remain the principal sponsor for the 2013 NERBC; this is their third year sponsoring the event, and their astonishing 100th year in business as a coffee roaster.

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Here’s more from the SCAA, who reached out to us via public release this afternoon:

All prior NERBC competitors will remain registered to compete and the SCAA will open a waiting list for those wanting to sign up if any original competitors drop out; competition spots will be given on a first come, first serve basis.

Learn more, sign up, and get stoked by visiting the USBC’s official website, and look for live coverage of the event from New York right here on, your official Digital Media Sponsor of the 2013 United States Barista Competition.


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