COLD BREW Championship

Toddy, the official Cold Brew Sponsor of PRF, returns with the Cold Brew Championship in Colombia 2023.

How does the Cold Brew Competition work?

Competition Process:

  • Mandatory virtual preparation meeting with Contest Coordinator Friday, August 25, 2023.
  • Toddy will supply competition equipment: Toddy Cold Brew Cupping Kit (set of three), clean water, and choice of filter medium (paper or tree free).
  • Competitors are responsible for coffee, signature drink ingredients, and any desired items not listed on the final equipment list.
  • Day One: Competitors prepare their cold brew for a technical judge. Secure storage (room temperature or refrigerated) will be provided for brewing.
  • Day Two: Competitors share their cold brew in a 10-minute presentation for three judges. Judges must taste two beverages:
    • Cold brew concentrate OR diluted concentrate (minimum 30ml)
    • Designer non-alcoholic drink featuring your cold brew concentrate
  • Toddy-curated prize packages for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places will be awarded at 4 pm on September 15th. All competitors will receive a contest certificate.


  • The judging panel consists of:
    • Technical judge: brewing technique (Day 1) and food safety in drink preparation & service (Day 2)
    • Sensory quality judge
    • Customer service judge
  • The three scores will be totaled for a composite/final score.

Who can participate?

  • 16 lucky competitors will be selected to compete in the Cold Brew Championship sharing their best cold brew.
  • Participants must have at least two years’ professional coffee experience.
  • While the competition is open to international applicants, we encourage presentations in Spanish to honor Latin American cultures represented at PRF.
  • Applicants must follow all rules & procedures of the contest, including attending a mandatory virtual preparation meeting.
  • Participants must apply and have a PRF Colombia ticket to enter the competition.

To compete in the Toddy Cold Brew Championship at PRF Colombia 14-15 September 2023, please fill out the registration form.

Please note that the registration deadline is August 15th.