EXPERIENCE A WORLD CLASS EDUCATION
USBG Presents World Class Sponsored By DIAGEO is more than just the world's premier bartending competition— it's a chance to get inspired, learn, and find community. With engaging challenges inspired by trends and grounded in the know-how of Diageo Bar Academy's unparalleled resources, World Class bartenders have the chance to gain the tools that will take their careers to the next level.
World Class offers the opportunity for cocktail enthusiasts of all skill levels and backgrounds to stretch themselves, experience the global camaraderie of industry professionals, and evolve into more confident bartenders. All that starts with an application.
The application period for the 2024 World Class US Competition is now closed. Follow @WorldClassUS on Instagram for competition updates, recipes, and inspiration all year long!
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Diageo Bar Academy, also known as DBA, provides members with a wealth of information to raise the bar and better their careers. Membership is free and includes access to bar news, cocktail trends, drink inspiration, and much more! DBA is also home to World Class Studios, a series of bartender training sessions, crafted by some of the world's best bartenders, drink professionals, and creatives. Every session is designed to push boundaries, educate and inspire bartenders around the globe.
World Class Studios
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