We are happy to announce that the 2022 Cezve/Ibrik Championship (CIC) will take place at World of Coffee in Warsaw, Poland, from June 23-25. The CIC joins the four World Coffee Championships previously announced for Warsaw—the World Latte Art, World Coffee in Good Spirits, World Cup Tasters, and World Coffee Roasting Championships. We can’t wait to welcome the community of competitors, coaches, judges, and volunteers, to Warsaw in June!
The 2022 CIC Rules & Regulations that will be used in Warsaw have been published. Changes this year contain formatting and clarification updates and edits for consistency across competitions. COVID-19 precautions introduced in 2021 have also been retained in this year’s rule sets. Additionally, these rules formally introduce minimum competitor numbers for Competition Body events.
This announcement confirms all World Coffee Championship locations for 2022, as below:
- Warsaw World Coffee Championships at World of Coffee: June 23-25, 2022
- Featuring the World Latte Art, World Coffee in Good Spirits, World Cup Tasters, World Coffee Roasting, and Cezve/Ibrik Championships
- Melbourne World Coffee Championships at Melbourne International Coffee Expo: September 27-30, 2022
- Featuring the World Barista Championship & World Brewers Cup
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where will the 2022 World Coffee Championships be held?
A: The 2022 World Latte Art, World Coffee in Good Spirits, World Cup Tasters, World Coffee Roasting, and Cezve/Ibrik Championships take place at World of Coffee in Warsaw, Poland, from June 23-25. The 2022 World Barista Championship and World Brewers Cup will be hosted at Melbourne International Coffee Expo from September 27-30.
Q: How will travel restrictions affect the 2022 WCC schedule?
A: It is difficult to say as the situation is constantly evolving, for our host partners and for our communities of competitors, judges, reps, and volunteers. Competitors who have concerns around traveling should be aware that the Deferred Candidacy Policy is available to them, so that they don’t miss out on the opportunity to represent their Competition Body on the world stage.
Q: I’m a competitor and concerned about travel—what are my options?
A: Please be aware that competitors are entitled to apply for Deferred Candidacy so that they do not lose out on the opportunity to represent their Competition Body in the future.