USBG Presents World Class Sponsored by DIAGEO is an educational program and global bartending competition that seeks to elevate the craft and advance professional bartending. Do you have what it takes to be the next USBG World Class US Bartender of the year?

The health and safety of program participants is of the utmost importance to the United States Bartenders’ Guild.

The Regional Competitions scheduled for March 22nd through April 27th have been postponed – competitors will be contacted directly with more information.

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Regional Finals

SOUTH REGIONAL FINALS – March 22th – 25th 2020 Jacksonville, FL
SOUTHWEST REGIONAL FINALS – March 29th – April 1st 2020 Houston, TX
WEST REGIONAL FINALS – April 5th – 8th 2020 Portland, OR
MIDWEST REGIONAL FINALS – April 19th – 22nd 2020 Columbus, OH
NORTHEAST REGIONAL FINALS – April 26th – 29th 2020 Pittsburgh, PA

National Finals

May 27th – 30th - Orlando, FL

Global Finals

September 2020 - Sydney, Australia

USBG PRESENTS WORLD CLASS SPONSORED BY DIAGEO WINNERS

Katie Renshaw
2019 Winner
Billy Sunday
Chicago, IL
Laura Newman
2018 Winner
Queen’s Park
Birmingham, AL
Chris Cardone
2017 Winner
I Sodi
New York, NY
ANDREW MELTZER
2016 Winner
Noosh
San Francisco, CA
Tyson Buhler
2015 Winner
Death & Co
New York, NY & Denver, CO
CHARLES JOLY
2014 Global Bartender of the Year
Crafthouse Barware
Chicago, IL
JEFF BELL
2013 Winner
PDT
New York, NY & Hong Kong
RICKY GOMEZ
2012 Winner
Palomar
Portland, OR

3 Easy Steps to Become a Competitor

STEP 1: TAKE STUDIOS
The more you know, the further you'll go. Learn from some of the most respected names in the trade.
STEP 2: APPLY
2020 Applications have now closed. Follow these bartender's journeys using #worldclassus and #worldclass2020 hashtags online!
STEP 3: GET NOTIFIED
Follow USBG World Class on social media to see all competition updates and Finalists!
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