14 Nov '17, 7pm

A List Of Coffee Town Halls To Discuss The SCA's Deferred Candidacy Policy

SCA’s controversial new Deferred Candidacy policy on Thursday—whereby national champions can seek to defer to enter world coffee competitions due to “nationality, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual identity/orientation, health, bereavement, or force majeure”—many in the coffee industry were left with more questions than answers. Some feel hurt and betrayed; others don’t see what the big deal is. Several would-be coffee competitors are wondering—in private conversation and in public social media posts—if they should move forward with their competition plans given the new policy. Member companies and individuals are publicly considering dropping their SCA membership entirely, the Canadian national body has moved to pull their competitors from the global tournaments, and mainstream media outlets are

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