2011 Northwest Regional Barista Competition is over now. It was held at Tacoma Convention and Trade Center in Tacoma, Washington from January 27 to January 30 and was hosted by Dillanos Coffee Roasters. The first ever Regional USBC Brewers Cup was going in conjunction with the Northwest Regional Barista Competition. Northwest Regional Finalists were Laila Ghambari, Ryan Willbur, Sarah Dooley, Robbie Britt, Tyler Stevens, and Samuel Purvis. Coava sweeps it!. Sam wins the Barista Competition and Devin wins the Brewers Cup!
Marcus of the SCAA and Anna of Dillanos, running an awesome event.
View of the stage at the Northwest Regional Barista Competition in Tacoma, Wash., at the Tacoma Convention Center.
Head judges Scott and Rich, with Anna, give certificates to all the competing baristas.
Finalists of the Brewers Cup competition
Finalists in the Northwest Brewers Cup Competition
Laila's beautiful signature drink
Barista competitors on stage before the finalist announcement.
Matt getting ready for his finals performance in the Brewers Cup.
Laila of Stumptown gets 3rd!
Mark of Victrola gets 2nd!
Will of Batdorf gets 3rd!
Brewers Cup top 3!
Sam of Coava gets 1st!
Northwest Regional Barista Competition finalists.
Ryan of Stumptown gets 2nd!
Noah from Cafe Imports tells people about the awesome trip to Brazil that the winner of the NW Regional gets to go on!