The 2012-2013 Barista Championship season is quickly approaching and will kick off with the upcoming North East Regional Barista Competition (NERBC) in November in Atlantic City, N.J., hosted once again by New York coffee roaster Dallis Bros. Coffee, in conjunction with the Coffee and Tea Festival.

Dallis Bros. Coffee, in conjunction with Joe Coffee, will host an information session about competing in the NERBC September 25 at 6 p.m. at the Joe Pro Shop in New York at 131 West 21st St. The event is open to any and all who wish to know more about competing, volunteering, judging, or anything else related to supporting the NERBC event. Reigning NERBC & United States Barista Champion Katie Carguilo will also be on hand to field competition questions, along with World Barista Championship head judge Dan Streetman and other vets. Complimentary coffee from Dallis Bros. and others will be served.

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