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Barista Battle Challenge


Unleash your creativity, passion, skills, knowledge, and personality on the grand stage of the Barista Battle Challenge. Characteristics that define a great barista.

This thrilling competition welcomes baristas from Slovenia and around the europe to showcase their knowledge in a series of exhilarating 4 disciplines: latte art, order precision, cupping expertise, and the creation of a signature drink.

Barista Battle Challenge is more than just victory; the champion of the finals will be crowned with Barista Master Ljubljana 2024 title and awarded with the prestigious La Marzocco Linea Micra espresso machine. Join us in the ultimate test of barista excellence and seize your chance to make history at the Barista Battle Challenge.

Where: Gosposka 15, 1000 Ljubljana (City Museum Ljubljana)

When: Saturday, 22nd of September 2024

Friday 27.9.2024
16:00 – 20:00 Training: 45 min for competitor

Saturday 28.9.2024
08:00 – 12:00 Training: 45 min for competitor

Sunday 29.9.
08:00 – 09:00 Briefing with judges
10:00 – 17:00 Competition Barista Battle Challenge 2024
17:30 – 18:00 Annoucement of winner

Entry Fee: until end of May 2024 – 75,00€, from 1st of June 2024 – 100,00€

If you want to pay by company please add tax to the price.

Competition fee covers:

  • Spot in competition for title Barista Master Ljubljana 2024 and prize for La Marzocco Linea Micra
  • One meal at festival
    Ljubljana Coffee Festival
  • Gift Bag
  • 2 day ticket for Ljubljana Coffee Festival 2024

1st Place:
Title of Barista Master Ljubljana 2024
Receive the La Marzocco Linea Micra espresso machine

2nd Place:
Costa Rica origin trip with Camilo Merizalde - Santuario Project, including airfare and accommodation costs.

3rd Place:
SCA courses at Stow Academy valued at €1750.00

4th Place:
SCA courses at Stow Academy valued at €800.00

5th Place:
Year-round access to all Sensory Cupping Table workshops at Stow Academy


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