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18-22 Hill Street, Belfast, BT1 2LA
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June 1st 2016, see's the return of NI AeroPress Championship! It will be held in the Black Box, in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter, a venue which will allow us all a little more space and puts the competition on a bigger stage. This is a special year, as the World AeroPress Championship is being held in Dublin later in June.

The AeroPress Championships is a competition open to anyone who can brew a great cup of coffee using the AeroPress. You do not need to work in a coffee shop, plenty of past winners from countries all around the world have been "home baristas", all you need is to secure your place online, turn up on time with your AeroPress & brew! You could be 3 coffees away from winning 1st place and going on to represent Northern Ireland at the World AeroPress Championships. Full details below, any questions, tweet us @NIAeropressComp.

As always, it's free entry for spectators. Alongside the competition, there will be beer from Boundary Brewing, the Belfast debut of the Picture Bus as well as great music & we'll be sure to squeeze some coffee in there somewhere! Competitors, bring your fan clubs...fan clubs, bring the noise!

Date: Wednesday 1st June 2016

Time: 7pm [Competitors: 6pm]

Venue: Black Box, Belfast

Entry Fee: Free for Spectators*

Competitors: £20 - Tickets will be released at 12pm on Friday 20th May 2016.

Prizes: 

1st Place will go on to represent NI at the World AeroPress Championships in Dublin in June 2016. The winner will also receive £500 in cash, an Established X Derek Wilson Ceramics Set, Coffee Subscription from Bailies Coffee.
2nd Place will win a Preciso grinder, courtesy of Baratza
3rd Place will win a Brewista Brew Kit, courtesy of Coffee Hit.


All three will also win a Brewista Smart Pour Kettle, courtesy of Coffee Hit, an Aerobie Disc & AeroPress Trophy.

Rules: We will be following the WAC Rules found here.

Coffee Sponsor: Bailies Coffee. They will be selecting a coffee, which all competitors must use. 1 x 250g bag of coffee will be supplied to each competitor ahead of the event for practise. Each competitor will then be given 250g on arrival. 

Judges & more info TBA, check back soon and head to http://niaero.press to keep track of information.

A big thank you to sponsors: TKC, Coffee Hit, Ground Espresso, Coffee NI, Boundary Brewing, Baratza & The Picture Bus NI. 

***SPECTATOR TICKETS HAVE NO LIMIT - FREE ENTRY TICKET DOES NOT GUARANTEE ENTRY ON THE NIGHT*** - as these tickets are free, people often request more than they need, or just secure a space on the off chance that they can go. We want the event to be a great success and want as much support for the competitors as possible, so we will be operating on a first come, first served basis.

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