We are delighted to confirm registration details of the 2018 UAE AeroPress Championships.
Registration is open to any coffee enthusiast that is a resident of the UAE.
Please make a note of the date and location of the regional competition you wish to compete in:
Ajman, August 1st at WACUP Coffee Hub
Umm Al Quwain, August 8th at Caffeine Espresso Bar
Ras Al Khaimah, August 12th at Bottega Cafe
Fujairah, August 15th at Coffee Box
Sharjah, August 22nd at Gnad Cafe
Abu Dhabi, August 29th at Sam’s Box Cafe
Dubai, September 5th at RAW Coffee Company
FINALS: September 15th at @mokha1450 Coffee Lounge
We are running heats in each Emirate, with 27 places per heat/per Emirate.
27 finalists – 21 competitors will be the top three from each heat and then of all the entrants, 6 will be randomly drawn and invited to compete in the finals.
Competitors can only compete in one heat / Emirate.
First come first served for registrations which are by email.
We expect Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah to fill quickly, you will receive an email confirmation offering you a slot number. Acceptance will mean you are committed to attend that heat (failure to show up will result in a ban for the following year).
STRUCTURE OF THE COMPETITION:
Competitors must arrive at least 1 hour prior to the competition start time 6pm standard time.
Registrations open at 3.30pm.
Competitors will sign in and pay AED50 entry fee.
Each competitor will be given 100gms of coffee which is the coffee allowance for the
Three practice stations will be set up (first come first served).
27 competitors, 3 competitors per heat.
AeroPress, grinder, coffee, kettle, weigh scales and water is provided (but optionally you can
bring your own grinder, water, kettle, scales).
No additional brewing equipment is allowed (i.e. refiltering by V60), however spoons, stirrers are allowed.
REQUIREMENTS TO REGISTER by email.
The only way to register!
Email sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
EMIRATE / HEAT you wish to compete in must be shown in capitals in the email subject line.
Please include the following in the body of the email:
Please note: An incomplete registration will be discarded. If you are successful you will be emailed an entry advice and agreement to attend.
When a heat is full it will be advised on the website and social channels.
Good luck everyone!