Breaking here exclusively on Sprudge.com, we've got the official unofficial dates and info for the second event in the 2013 United States Barista Championship regional event schedule.
The Southeast Regional Barista Competition will be held in Atlanta, Georgia starting Friday, November 30th; finals will be held on Sunday, December 2nd; and the whole thing is being hosted by Batdorf and Bronson Coffee Roasters, at an event space in the newly opened Ponce City Market project in Atlanta.
SERBC will happen in conjunction with Southeast Regional competitions for the US Cup Tasters championship and the US Brewers Cup, both of which will kick off on Friday, November 30th. A high-up source at Batdorf has confirmed with us that they'll be throwing a massive party on Friday night at their brand new Ponce City Market Dancing Goats coffee bar. Sprudge.com will be in attendance to live-tweet and recap every last competitor in the 2013 RBC competition cycle, and also to hang out in Atlanta, which is truly one of our favorite cities.
Official announcement for this event should be along shortly, but we just couldn't wait to leak it to you…
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