Catex 2019 and IBC & ILAC

This year at Catex 2019 we will be hosting the Irish Barista Championships and the Irish Latte Art Championships over the course of the three days. We will also have a new Members Brew Bar stand running everyday over the course of the event, each day you can sample three different Irish roasters brewing up their coffee. Make sure you click the image below to register for a FREE ticket to Catex!

Tuesday the 26th we will have the Irish Barista Championship semifinals where we have 10 competitors trying to claim a place in the finals. You’ll be able to try Silverskin Coffee, The Art of Coffee and Cloud Picker on our Members Brew Bar.

On Wednesday the 27th we have the Irish Latte Art Championship which sees 12 more competitors trying to win a spot in the finals. We also will have an SCA Ireland Sponsor panel during the intermission of the competition, 12:15 to 13:30. Come to hear the thoughts on sponsorship, industry insights and what future innovations they see for the coffee industry.
You’ll be able to catch Urbanity Coffee, Three Fools Coffee and Creed Coffee Roasters on our Members Brew Bar.

On Thursday from 12:30 to 13:30 we have the Irish Brewers Cup champion, Stephen Houston from Bailies Coffee Roasters taking the stage and demonstrating his competition brewing techniques and how to brew coffee like a professional. We will have the finals of both the Irish Barista and Latte Art Championships with winners for both announced at 4pm.
You’ll be able to find Ponaire, Coffee Culture and Badger & Dodo on our Members Brew Bar.

SCA Ireland Sponsor Program

Are you interested in becoming a SCA Ireland Sponsor.

We are currently looking for people to work with as an official SCA Ireland sponsor for the following competitions:

Cup Tasters competition 2019

Cup Tasters competition 2020

Brewers Cup competition 2020

 

Alternatively we are looking for Silver and Bronze program sponsors for all competitions. Each program offers a different sponsorship offering. For further information please email nc@scae.ie

SCA Ireland Ambassador program

 

Love coffee? Love people? Love events? If so We need You!!

We are looking for ambassadors throughout the country to help grow the coffee community, helping us bring people together over coffee with regular events.

If this is something you would like to help with or have any ideas you would like to share please get in touch membership@scae.ie

 

Find our current list of Ambassadors here!

New SCA Ireland committee announced

Dear SCA Ireland Members,

We are proud to announce that the newly elected SCA Ireland Committee Members have elected. Join us in welcoming:

National Coordinator 
Damian Marshall (email: nc@scae.ie)

Marketing & Communication Coordinator
Aidan Durnin (email: comms@scae.ie)

Education Coordinator
Alin Giriada (email: education@scae.ie)

Events Coordinator 
Eithne O’Flaherty (email: comps@scae.ie)

Membership Coordinator    
Elizabeth Skelly (email: membership@scae.ie)

Thank you to everyone who voted for the committee members.

Please feel free to contact the committee members with any queries or information on upcoming events. We are here to help you create an even better coffee community in Ireland.

National Judges Certification course 2019

We’re delighted to announce that SCA Ireland will be hosting another National Judges Certificate course in Dublin after last years successful run!

The course will take place for 2 days over a weekend in early February 2019 (exact date tbc) and is free to attend but commitment to judge on our upcoming national competitions is required.

To attend this course you must have former national judging experience or have attended the National Judges courses.

To register your interest please email judging@scae.ie and we’ll confirm your attendance at a later date.

Latté Art demonstrations at Catex

On Wednesday 22nd February 2017 at Catex the Irish Latte Art champion, Renata Khedun, will be giving Latte Art demonstrations from 14:00 – 15:30 on the barista competition stage.
Renata will show the finer points and complexities of Latte Art creation. Come along and try this for yourself while you are there.