USBG 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?

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Regional Finals

WESTERN REGIONAL FINALS – March 24th – 27th 2019 San Diego, CA
SOUTHWEST REGIONAL FINALS – March 24th – 27th 2019 San Diego, CA
NORTHEAST REGIONAL FINALS – April 14th – 17th 2019 New Haven, CT
MIDWEST REGIONAL FINALS – April 28th – MAY 1st 2019 Minneapolis, MN
SOUTHERN REGIONAL FINALS – April 28th – MAY 1st 2019 Minneapolis, MN

National Finals

June 8th - 11th 2019 Lexington, KY

Global Finals

September 2019 Glasgow, Scotland

USBG WORLD CLASS SPONSORED BY DIAGEO WINNERS

THIS COULD BE YOU!
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TAKE STUDIOS
Laura Newman
2018 Winner
Queen’s Park
Birmingham, AL
Chris Cardone
2017 Winner
I Sodi
New York, NY
ANDREW MELTZER
2016 Winner
USBG President
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
2019 Applications have now closed. Follow these bartender's journey using #worldclassus and #worldclass2019 hashtags online!
STEP 3: GET NOTIFIED
Follow USBG World Class on social media to see all competition updates and Finalists!
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