Put down that stroopwafel and listen up: Sprudge.com's Continental Representative will be in the house for the Dutch Barista Championship 2010! Finalists compete not just for “honor and eternal fame”, but also for a spot at the WBC 2010 in sexy London, England.

From the Dutch Coffee Promotion official site:

The best and greatest coffee event of the year is coming up again! Goudfazant hotel in Amsterdam Monday, May 10 is the next trendy and inspiring environment for the finals of the Dutch Barista Championship 2010. Your personal invitation to attend this prestigious competition is already waiting for you! The three selections for the Dutch Barista Championship took place in March this year and yielded the following eight finalists at:

Onno van Zanten (Barista Support)
Francesco Grassotti (Brandmeester's)
Frans van den Berg (Barista Brothers)
Yakup Aydin (Illy)
Sander Treasure (reigning Dutch Barista Champion)
Victor Constandse (Brandmeester's)
Coen van Sprang (Lebkov & Sons)
Mark Hermens (Maro's Coffee & Tea)

See you on May 10th!