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Crush the Rush!

  • Blip Roasters 1101 Mulberry Street Kansas City, MO, 64101 United States (map)

Introducing “Crush the Rush!” An all-new, head-to-head, team-based barista competition that focuses on fun and speed! Hosted by La Marzocco, the maker of our espresso machines in Italy.

3 Baristas per Team
7 Head-to-Head Battles
$300 Grand Prize

**Registration for teams will open on Friday, August 3 at 6 pm CDT**

Register your team here!

About Crush the Rush:
Throughout the night, Teams will race to deliver 8 *perfectly* made drinks to the judges table faster than their opponents in order to move on to the next round. In each round a new surprise will await the competitors to increase the difficulty. 

At the end of the night, one team will be awarded the soon to be legendaryCrush the Rush trophy 🏆and $300 💵.

Crush the Rush focuses on bar flow efficiency and technology. Teams will need to optimize their work-flow and responsibilities in order to improve their speed. Teams will be competing on Strada AV with Scales that will need to be programmed in order to maximize efficiency and accuracy. 

Sign Up:
To sign up, all you need is—

- A Team of 3
- $30 Team Fee
- An awesome Team Name

Think you have what it takes? Register your team on our Eventbrite Page here:

Free & Open to the Public:

Earlier Event: May 11
Season Kickstart w/ Royal Enfield
Later Event: August 19
Blip Sunday Meet Up