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Caption This Contest

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“They put his microphone where?” – Matt Perger

 

Backstage View, WBC Competitor’s Prep

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Has Klaus Thomsen defected?!

There’s some questionable spelling on this credential, but more interestingly, it looks like WBC Champion Klaus Thomsen is claiming to be from the Estados Unidos!

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Day One: Before dawn

The sun is yet to rise here in Bogota but our trusty iPhone weather app assures us it’s going to be a great day.
The hustle and bustle of barista setup and the clinking of glassware can be heard all across the Corferias Convention center.

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All the action from the 2011 WBC kicks off in a little under three hours from now. Be sure sit back, watch and play BINGO!

LiveStream: WBC TV

Not going to Bogota, or can’t see from the audience?

Check the livestream for all the onstage action.

http://www.livestream.com/worldbaristachampionshiplive

Our handy chart will show you who is competing at what time (approximately) with Global Time Zone conversions.

WBC Competitor #1 Ryan Tan of Singapore is on at 8:15 on Thursday morning Bogota time (14:15 GMT).

Waiting for Bogota: no longer

Nuovo Simonelli, awesome espresso machinery sponsor for the WBC 2009- 2011, made this lovely video in preparation for Bogota.

No more waiting!

Re-live the winning performance from the 2010 WBC

Michael Phillips – World Barista Champion 2010