Eastern Cape

SCASA Eastern Cape Region Coffee Competitions 2019 - ENTRIES OPEN April 03 2019

ENTRIES NOW OPEN for SCASA's 2019 Eastern Cape Region Coffee Competitions taking place 4-6 October at Father's House, Port Elizabeth (30 Paterson Road).

Download the Coffee Competition Entry Form HERE 

Judges who would like to apply can do so HERE
Judges training will be Friday 4 October 2019, Venue TBC.

Eastern Cape Regional Coffee Competition Results 2018 November 26 2018

Eastern Cape Regional Coffee Competition Results 2018
Congratulations to all competitors and well done to those heading to Nationals early next year!
Barista Championships
1st – Raymond Roesstorff – @Wiesenhof Coffee Roastery
2nd – Hilary Gwaze – Infood Coffee Society
3rd – Amadeo Bisongno – Fifth Wave Coffee
4th – Nonkululo Budaza – Urban Espress
5th – Gerald Pietersen – Agape Coffee Shop
6th – Sibahle Ngqiva – Agape Coffee Shop
Cup Tasters
1st – Donovan McLagan – Urban Espress
2nd – Maxine Thiart – Routed Roasters
Latte Art
1st – Amadeo Bisongno
2nd – Nigel Kamhanda – Infood Coffee Society
Thank you to local Sponsors Red Band Academy, Father's House Church, Ciro Full Service Beverage Co.
And as always thank you to our National Sponsors DaVinci Gourmet South Africa, Morrico, Equipment Cafe/ Koldserve Food Service Equipment, Ultimate Water, Vision Works SA, The Coffee Magazine

Eastern Cape Coffee Competitions 2018 confirmed September 04 2018

The Eastern Cape Coffee Competitions have been set for November!

Date: 23-25 November 2018

Venue: Red Band Barista Academy

All 3 competitions will take place, Barista, Cup Tasters, Latte Art.

More info will be released when it is determined. Please find Entry Form here.

Winners in the Eastern Cape! June 27 2017

Well done to the Eastern Cape Regional Winners.

Homemakers Port Elizabeth played host to the Latte Art and Cup Tasters Events 22-25 June and the finalists will all progress to Nationals 2018.

Eastern Cape Latte Art and Cup Tasters Finalists announced at HOMEMAKERS PE! These baristas will all go through to Nationals, well done!

Latte Art:
1. Nigel Kamhanda - Infood coffee' society
2. Zeus Gqabu - Mastertons Coffee & Tea Specialists

Cup Tasters:

1. Simphiwe Adams - Sumatran Coffee

2. Donovan McLagan - Urban Espress Coffee Co.

Matthew Allen - Sumatran Coffee and Ansophi van der Merwe - Routed Roasters also qualified for Nationals




Get your entries in for Eastern Cape Regionals at HOMEMAKERS PE! June 09 2017

The coffee world is abuzz at the moment as the World Coffee Events competitions happen at World of Coffee, Budapest, Hungary.

The link to watch all the action live is here: https://www.worldcoffeeevents.org/budapest/

But back on local turf, SCASA is looking for all the amazing coffee people in the Eastern Cape to get their entries in for the Regionals - it's the first step to getting to the World Stage!

Download the entry form here and send to info@scasa.co.za. Amanda will send you confirmation of receipt.

If you would like to volunteer your services as a judge, please check out this form. There is an amazing opportunity coming up in September for judges to qualify for the World Barista Championship, but you have to have at least done a regionals stint, so maybe now is the right time to get involved!

 If you want to go support the baristas, why not enter to win some tickets to HOMEMAKERS? You can do that here.

Photo courtesy of The Coffee Magazine

2016 Eastern Cape Coffee Competition May 11 2016

All the details you need for the 2016 Eastern Cape Coffee Competition.

Date: 28th - 31st July
Venue: Homemakers Expo, Boardwalk Exhibition Centre, PE
Schedule: TBC

Will you be competing? Calling all baristas, coffee professionals, coffee lovers, and the likes to download your entry form today and enter the 2016 Eastern Cape Coffee Competition.

Stand a chance to make the top 6 and go through to the National competition later this year, or better yet, be named Eastern Cape Barista Champ! We will have more info for you as the date gets closer to follow our blog and Facebook page to keep up to date.

If you know a barista who should definitely compete, please download this entry form for them to fill in and return to info@scasa.co.za. It's going to be a really great event, so put these dates in your diary now and make sure you can get to PE to watch, volunteer, judge or compete.


Enter the 2015 Eastern Cape Barista Competition February 02 2015

Calling all Eastern Cape Baristas... Your time is now!
Download your entry form and enter the 2015 Barista Competition for a chance to take part in the National Barista Champs, and who knows, you may be our next SA Champ.

Date: 23 - 26 July

Venue: Homemakers Expo, Boardwalk Casino, PE

Click HERE to enter.

Eastern Cape Regionals 2014 January 22 2014

One of the most exciting competitions of the year comes from the Eastern Cape region which this year will be Hosted at The Homemakers Expo in PE from 24th – 27th July and has a fast growing pool of talent and usually produces a contender for one of the National Titles, like local champion Donovan Mclagin, who went on to place 5th in the World Cup Tasters in 2013.


To compete in the Eastern Cape Regional coffee competitions, click here to download the registration form.