It’s worth noting that next week there will be a barista competition in Las Vegas. In the Arizona Coffee Forum there is a debate brewing about this event. Primarily because there is little awareness about the event. I’ll get to the facts: February 25, 2008: SWRBC Judges Certification Workshop February 26-27, 2008: Southwest Regional Barista Competition Hosted By: International Las Vegas Restaurant Show Location: Internationl Las Vegas Coffee & Tea Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada The 2008 Southwest Regional Barista Competition documents are available online at: http://www.scaa.org/about_regional_next.asp#Southwest You can also download a PDF flyer here. For more information you can email Michelle Campbell (mcampbell at scaa.org) or Brent Fortune (brent.fortune at gmail.com).