As a first-time Competitor, Becca Woodard had some amazing advice about competitions, focus and what it takes to win.  She states,

Learn as much as you possibly can by talking to and observing others. Get as much feedback as you can, and use it to improve yourself and your skills. Get involved in your local coffee community. Build a network of people who thrive off each others accomplishments and genuinely want to see you succeed.

Read the full article on Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine at https://dailycoffeenews.com/2018/05/02/2018-us-brewers-cup-champion-becca-woodard-on-coffee-and-competition/