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Contest Rules and Regulations: 

  1. Something’s Brewing Latte Art Throwdown is a multi-city event.
  2. Contest is open only for home brewers.  
  3. There is no registration fee for participation. To register, click <link>
  4. This is a free pour latte art competition. 
  5. Total time provided is 4mins to each home brewer
  6. The Something’s Brewing Latte Art throwdown kick starts from Mumbai on Nov 26th, 2022 at The Mumbai Coffee Festival at Jio World Drive
  7. No stencils, etching tools, toothpicks or any latte art tools can be used to make the latte art. 
  8. The cup should consist of espresso and steamed milk. No other products to be added. 
  9. If you have been a pro barista in a café in the past/duration of unemployment, you will not qualify for the Something’s Brewing Latte Art Championship.
  10. To enter the Something’s Brewing Latte Art Throwdown 2022, Participant must follow the Something’s Brewing (@smthingsbrewing) Instagram handle. 
  11. The participant should reach the venue 30min before the throwdown begins. A detailed mail with timing and confirmation post registration will be sent across to each registered participant
  12. Event orientation to be done by host explaining the rules and regulations on the main stage

 

 

Event Flow and details:

  1. Event orientation to be done by the Emcee explaining the rules and regulations on the main stage at the start of the Throwdown.​​
  2. Based on the number in ascending order, the participants will perform in the group of two.​​
  3. Each participant will get 4 minutes to prepare a latte art of their choice and clean-up.​
  4. Jury to decide the winner based on the close match along with the following components- visual foam quality, contrast between the ingredients, present ability, pattern positioning, overall impression.​
  5. The participants can choose from the offering of equipment provided by Something’s Brewing to make their Latte Art - a semi-automatic espresso machine, a French Press, Hand-held milk frother (Budan or equivalent), on-demand grinder, 350ml and 600ml milk pitchers and 240ml standard latte cups. 
  6. Home brewers have to use an espresso brewed from the espresso machine to make latte art. The espresso can be brewed by home brewers themselves or they can ask the Something’s Brewing team member to brew espresso on their behalf and handover.
  7. Home brewers can use espresso machine to steam milk, or they can use French Press or hand held frother to froth milk them selves
  8. Assistance from organising team will be provided only to brew espresso from espresso machine
  9. There will be two participants presenting their latte art in a knockout round, the judge’s choice will go ahead to the further rounds.​
  10. This is a free pour latte art competition. No stencils, etching tools, toothpicks or any latte art tools can be used to make the latte art. ​
  11. The cup should consist of espresso/espresso like beverage and steamed milk. No other products or ingredients to be added.​
  12. Each participant gets a total time of 4 minutes to present their cup, including preparation time​
  13. There are 2 prizes namely Winner and 1st runner up.​
  14. The final 2 will be competing at the nationals which will be held in Bangalore at a later date
  15. Failure to comply on any of the above will result in disqualification​

 

Judging Criteria 

  1. There will be two participants presenting their latte art in a knockout round, the judge’s choice will go ahead to the further rounds.
  2. This is a free pour latte art competition. No stencils, etching tools, toothpicks or any latte art tools can be used to make the latte art. 
  3. The cup should consist of espresso/espresso like beverage and steamed milk. No other products or ingredients to be added.
  4. Each participant gets a total time of 4 minutes to present their cup, including preparation time
  5. The participants will need to present their latte to the judges. Overflows or messes should be avoided.
  6. There are 2 prizes namely Winner, 1st runner up and 2nd Runner up.
  7. There will be 4 semifinalists competing for the top 2 spots. There will be a qualifier round with 2 participants each and the winner of each qualifier will compete in the finals for 1st and 2nd place.
  8. The final 2 will be competing at the Nationals which will be held in Bangalore at a later date in February / March 2023
  9. Rules are subject to change and/or modification. Decisions of management cannot be appealed. Your flexibility and reasonableness will be appreciated.

 

*Terms and Conditions (T&C) 

These are the Terms and Conditions for the Something’s Brewing Latte Art Throwdown 2022-23

This contest is organized by Something’s Brewing and participation in this contest is voluntary. 

  1. The contest begins on 26th November, 2022.  
  2. The contest is open for participants in India only, over 18 years of age
  3. Employees of Something’s Brewing cannot take part in this competition.  
  4. By participating in this contest, each participant agrees that he/she has read and understood these T&Cs and by their participation in the contest, each participant agrees to be bound by the T&Cs. Mere participation should not be perceived as any commitment on the part of Something’s Brewing to select a participant as the winner. Nothing herein amounts to a commitment by Something’s Brewing to conduct further, similar or other contests in future. By participating in this contest, the participants also agree and confirm that they are legally eligible to participate in this contest and are of such legally permissible age. 
  5. Incomplete information provided or failure to provide true and accurate information, failure to submit proof of identification and/or original confirmation number will automatically disqualify a participant. Something’s Brewing shall have the absolute and sole discretion to determine whether any participant should be disqualified by reason of failure to abide by these terms and conditions, bad faith, fraud or any other legitimate reason. 
  6. Something’s Brewing has the sole discretion in selecting the winners from all eligible entries received. Prizes are decided by Something’s Brewing. The decision of Something’s Brewing in this regard will be deemed as final and no correspondence will be entertained by Something’s Brewing with regards to the same. Prizes are offered on 'NO EXCHANGE, NO REFUND' basis. 
  7. Something’s Brewing holds the right to publish the winner names through any medium/channel. 
  8. All participants, including entrants and winners, will not have any claim against Something’s Brewing or its affiliates / sponsors with regards to matters connected with this contest. All participants including entrants and winners expressly waive any and all rights of claim against Something’s Brewing with regards to the contest, prize, declaration of winner or the T&Cs hereof. Further, Something’s Brewing shall not be liable for any losses, damages, taxes, liabilities or inconvenience suffered by any participant as a result of these terms and conditions, entering into this contest or accepting any part of the prize. Further, participants will hold Something’s Brewing harmless against any loss, damage, taxes, liabilities suffered by Something’s Brewing due to a participant’s participation in this contest or accepting any part of the prize. 
  9. Something’s Brewing reserves the right to withdraw the contest and/or change, amend, extend, and/or alter any of the terms & conditions of this contest, without any reason and at any time, without prior notice. 
  10. Something’s Brewing will not be responsible and liable for acceptability, suitability, delivery, service, defects, deficiency, performance or quality of the services /products/prize provided under the contest. 
  11. The participant(s) hereby give express permission to Something’s Brewing & its affiliates to freely use and distribute in any manner and through any medium their submissions and content thereof as entered by them in this contest. 
  12. Materials/content sent/submitted with Something’s Brewing including feedback and other communications of any kind as well as submission of an entry to this contest shall be deemed to be non-confidential. Something’s Brewing shall be free to reproduce, distribute and publicly display such feedback, materials without limitation or obligation of any kind. Something’s Brewing is also free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such submissions or materials for any purpose. Participants agree and confirm that such submissions and any content/material included therein does not breach intellectual and/or proprietary rights of any third party. 
  13. Prizes are non-transferable & Something’s Brewing reserves the right to modify/withdraw the prizes, with/without any prior notice. 
  14. Disputes, if any, will be subject to Indian laws and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Bangalore, India. 
  15. By entering the contest, participants indemnify Something’s Brewing and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any liability, claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the contest. 

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