Some USBC scene shots…

You can tune in to watch the live feed from the United States Barista Championship here, but here are some photos from around the room…


Here’s the table you see when ypu first come in, where you can pick up a free USBC program.



Trophies by Reg. This is one of the runner-up ones.



Phuong holding court at the 4th Machine BGA area where different roasters from around the country are having their coffees showcased here for the next 4 days.



Some sponsor tables…



Z’s in the house! Terry & Kelly.



Stadium seating! So hot!



Bloggers booth.



Ben H. texts and walks… AT THE SAME TIME! With MC extraordinaire, Jay from Dillanos.



Jen P. and Alex B.



Ellen is focused! Lots of Stumptowners watching the comp right now… Oh yeah! That’s because Kevin Fuller of the Albina Press is about to go on! Go Kevin!


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