Finals Results – MRBC

28 baristi participated in the first-ever Mountain Regional Barista Championship. The Open Round was held on Saturday and the following 6 baristi qualified for Sunday’s Finals:

Anita Fried – Logans Espresso
Nolan Dutton – Conscious Coffees
Vajra Rich – Sole Coffee Roasters
Susan Price – The Black Cup
Jon Lewis – Long Story Short Coffee
Heidi Bickelhaudt – Trident Cafe

Results of Sunday’s Final Round:

3rd place- Heidi Bickelhaudt
2nd place- Nolan Dutton
1st place- Jon Lewis!

Congratulations to Jon Lewis and all the participants!!! By winning this regional championship, Jon automatically qualified for the semi-finals of the 2008 United States Barista Championship to be held in Minneapolis on May 2-5. Please read Jon’s blog to learn more about the event and the participants. Also check out Mike Strumpf’s blog (Allegro Coffee was the host).

Baristas Abuzz With Caffeinated Competition is a great article about the Region’s coffee scene with short biographies of 4 competitors.

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4 Responses to “Finals Results – MRBC”

  1. let it flow… » Blog Archive » MRBC finals Says:

    […] to Minneapolis with a semi-finals placement in the USBC and these gorgeous custom-signed cups by Terrakeramik. I apologize you couldn’t have read the live results here (or watch my performance via […]

  2. Ted Campbell Says:

    Congrats to all the winners!

    I just posted something to my blog about the event. If there’s anyone who attended or participated, I’d love some feedback about your experiences!

  3. bakuganboy Says:

    cool pics
    keep up the good work

  4. 2009 Mountain Regional Barista Championship « terrakeramik.com Says:

    […] 16-18, 2009 for the right to participate in the United States Barista Championship in March 2009. Last year’s winner, Jon Lewis, has assumed a key role with the Cup of Excellence program and will not be participating, which […]

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