In 2023, UBC will test the Skills that Pay the Bills as bartenders participate in challenges that prove their competency in all aspects of what it takes to be at the top of their game.
You don’t have to be a pro to take part, just think of it like the world’s most elaborate pub quiz: it’s mad fun and has great prizes! So if you love bartending, you definitely have what it takes. Sign up now and put your skills to the test!
UBC consists of six rounds. The first five are all worth 10 points – highlighting that no one skill is more important than any other. A great bartender is one who can master them all.
The four contestants with the highest scores from those first five rounds go through to the final challenge to face off against one another and determine the winner.
50 quick-fire questions in five rounds to test your industry knowledge and drinks know how.
A measure of speed and accuracy.
Testing your sense of smell and memory.
Establishing a clear standard of service.
Creating one perfect cocktails against the clock.
A head-to-head contest – building cocktails against the clock – to find the top monkey.