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American Culinary Federation partners with World Food Championships
The World Food Championships is pleased to announce a partnership with the American Culinary Federation (ACF) for the 2014 event. MORE
Wright® Brand Bacon returns as Bacon World Championship Title Sponsor
The World Food Championships announce Wright® Brand Bacon as the Title Sponsor for the 2014 Bacon World Championship. MORE
  • Join us as we salute our Nine Category Champions and join in the food fun as we film Beauties & The Feast! Proceeds to benefit the Lou Ruvo Center
  • Burbon BBQ Pash
  • Get insider VIP access to a championship moment and special menu prepared by 11-time World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani!
  • It's All About The Ultimate Food Fight!
Preferred Qualifying Events
  • Barks and Burgers
    in Orlando, FL on October 11, 2014

    This will be an exciting day of gourmet burger sampling, fantastic music and fun with proceeds benefitting The Urban Pet Project. There'll be a showdown of area restaurants and chefs as they compete to be Orlando's Best Burger. Enjoy burgers from vendors catering to all palates from seafood to vegan and then cast your vote!
  • Culinary Fight Club
    in Chicago, IL - Monthly

    Think Top Chef meets Fight Club meets pop-up restaurant. If you can cook, then you can cook anywhere, with limited ingredients and on a time-crunch! Home chefs, students, moms, caterers, whoever you are, if you like to cook (and you think you're good at it), then step out of your kitchen and into the ring.
  • Canadian Festival of Chili and BBQ
    in Langley, B.C., Canada on June 21-22, 2014

    This family-friendly festival allows the public to sample the teams' delicious BBQ with donations going to The BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund. The two-day event includes The British Columbia Chili Championship and The BC BBQ Championship has four categories: pork shoulder, brisket, chicken and ribs.
  • Tree Top Skewered Apple BBQ Championship
    in Selah, WA on September 6-7, 2014

    Now in its 5th year of attracting competitors and guests to the heart of Washington’s apple country! Tree Top is the producer of premium fruit products, including famous 100% USA apple juice, which many competitors use. Sanctioned by the Pacific Northwest BBQ Association, cookers compete for more than $27,000 including a grand prize of $10,000.
  • River Falls Bacon Bash
    in River Falls, WI on September 13-14, 2014

    Come celebrate all things bacon! This free, two-day event promises to be even more “porktacular” in 2014 and features bacon-inspired food booths, cook-offs, pig-themed contests and more! “Like” us on Facebook. Sponsored by the River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau, Presenting Sponsor Security Financial Bank and Media Sponsor St. Paul Pioneer Press/
  • The Bacon Bowl
    in Bentonville, AR on September 13, 2014

    The 2nd annual Bacon Bowl is a bacon-infused food competition featuring professional chefs and amateur cooks going head-to-head in Entrée and/or Dessert Divisions with all hoping to win the Golden Ticket to the World Food Championships, as well as trophies, cash and prizes. Bacon is donated to the teams for their food entry(s.)
  • Big Island BBQ
    in Albert Lea, MN on August 22-23, 2014

    Our Annual Event will host 50 plus teams and is one of the popular events in the Midwest. We are an Automatic Preferred Qualifier for Barbecue, Chili, and Dessert. Located in Albert Lea, Minnesota where Interstates 90 and 35 cross, the event is held at the county fairgrounds so the teams have all the necessary amenities.
  • WNC Battle of the Burger
    in Asheville, NC on August 10, 2014

    In the mountains of Western North Carolina, the small town of Asheville is earning its reputation as "Foodtopia." And where there are great chefs, great burgers abound. At the WNC Battle of the Burger on August 10 at The Renaissance in Downtown Asheville, Asheville's best Chefs will compete for the title of WNC's Best Burger.
  • BBQ on the Bow
    in Calgary, AB, Canada on August 31, 2014

    At Canada's oldest sanctioned BBQ competition, over 30 teams from across Western Canada will be competing this year for $10,000. The Alberta Championship is one of Canada's only Triple Crowns of Competitive BBQ! We are a KCBS-sanctioned American Royal qualifier, a Jack Daniels’ World Championship Barbecue Draw qualifying event, and now a WFC qualifying event!
  • Homer's Backyard Ball
    in Amarillo, TX on May 17, 2014

    Seventeen years ago, a history-making event took place in a backyard in Amarillo, Texas. This BBQ & music festival is a charitable event that draws around 100 cook teams and over 5,000 attendees.
  • Best-of-the-Best Burger Battle
    in Mammoth Lakes, CA on July 11, 2014

    Our 4th Annual two-day event kicks off Friday with the "Best-of-the-Best-Burger Battle." Includes wine and food seminars, Star Chef dinners, and the Saturday Grand Tasting featuring 25+ wineries pouring 100+ wines, culinary school teams competing in the “Great Outdoor Cooking Contest, auctions, and live entertainment all in support of education and the arts.
  • Bynum School's Best of the Basin BBQ Championship
    in Midland, TX on April 26, 2014

    Best of the Basin BBQ Championship will take place at the Commemorative Air Force and will pit the area's best cookers against each other to be crowned the best in the basin. We are partnering with the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) and their 15,000 members to compete for the West Texas Champion!
  • Michigan Apple Recipe Contest
    in Lansing, MI on January 22, 2014

    For nine years, the Michigan Apple Committee has sponsored the Michigan Apple Recipe Contest in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Amateur cooks from all over the state have participated in the event. This contest is a part of the Snowfest event at Zehnders of Frankenmuth and the contest has four categories: pies; breads/muffins; cobblers/crisps; and miscellaneous apple dishes.
  • Ribs, Pigs and Watermelons
    in Huntington Beach, CA on August 8-10, 2014

    The 3rd Annual Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons Professional BBQ Competition and Beer Festival will have about 65 BBQ teams competing for $10,000.00 prize money on both Saturday and Sunday in the three-day event from August 8-10, 2014 at the Huntington State Beach in CA.
  • Chilli Fiesta Slovakia
    in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia on August 23, 2014

    Chilli Fiesta is an annual event of chilli madness in Slovakia. More than 32 restaurants and chefs will compete to be crowned Slovakian champion. We lay on the entertainment, food and lots for you to do and discover, while you provide the enthusiasm for all things Hot! Hot! Hot! Come and get involved!
  • River Grill Before the Big Chill
    in Cincinnati, OH on October 10-11, 2014

    River Grill Before the Big Chill is the first KCBS barbeque contest on the riverfront in downtown Cincinnati. This family friendly event will be an exciting experience as professionals and amateur teams vie for over $20,000 in prize money. Local BBQ restaurants, live music, and lots of fun within a beautiful, world-class Riverfront Park.
  • Saucy Mama's 2014 Food Blogger Contest
    online on April 16-23, 2014

    Saucy Mama's 2014 Recipe Contest features some of the best home cooks and food bloggers in the nation! Bloggers are given a kit of the company's favorite new products, and a $1000 grand prize is awarded for the best recipe.
  • Tri-Cities Baconfest
    in Johnson City, TN on August 30, 2014

    The Tri-Cities Baconfest is the tastiest event in Tennessee! The festival features dozens of Pork Partners sampling delicious bacon-infused dishes. The Tri-Cities Baconfest is a celebration of America’s Favorite Meat..BACON!
  • Gold Buckle Champion’s Taste of Idaho Adventures
    in Nampa, ID on September 5-6, 2014

    This is our first year for BBQ, but we have had great success with an International Chili Competition in conjunction with our nationally recognized Idaho Cutting Horse Association Futurity & Aged Event. This is a 10 day event with a little something different going on each day.
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Don't forget to join us for a charitable red carpet event that will benefit the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
Oct 19, 9:00pm PST
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Every cook needs a kitchen! Thanks to @kenmore, we have the appliances you'll need to become the World Food Champion!
Oct 19, 4:00pm PST
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Check out some of the awesome talent we're going to have at this year's World Food Championships! #vegas #foodchamp
Oct 18, 9:00pm PST
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Hear that? @Vegas is calling your name. Meet you there this Nov for #FoodChamp
Oct 18, 4:46pm PST
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Tonight is the night! Don't miss @sammyhagar's Belated Birthday Bash at the @dlvec!
Oct 18, 12:00pm PST
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Looking for your 15 minutes of fame? Submit a video for the World Food Championships' new TV series, Project Cookoff!
Oct 17, 9:00pm PST
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We're only 27 days away from the Ultimate Food Fight! #worldfoodchamp #vegas #food
Oct 17, 5:00pm PST
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Are you a Very Important Foodie? Get your all access pass for the ultimate foodie experience! #worldfoodchamp
Oct 17, 2:00pm PST
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Looking forward to next weekend's @WorldFoodChamp in Scottsdale @Yummie_Nation #foodie
Oct 17, 1:24pm PST
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@foodhunterguide @Yummie_Nation we're looking forward to having you!
Oct 17, 1:22pm PST
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Today is the LAST day to enter @HappyEggCoUSA recipe contest! Don't miss out on this EGGS-traordinary opportunity!
Oct 17, 10:24am PST
Best Memphis Burger @BestMemBurger
Three #Memphis burger teams are heading to Vegas to compete at @WorldFoodChamp How cool is that? @memphisnews @ilovememphis @MemphisFlyer
Oct 17, 9:35am PST
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Food bloggers, have you signed up for FoodFightWrite yet? You don't want to miss out on this awesome opportunity!
Oct 16, 6:39pm PST
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We are so #egg-cited! @WorldFoodChamp
Oct 16, 1:45pm PST
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Don't miss your chance to taste red-hot championship chili! #worldfoodchamp #chili
Oct 16, 10:36am PST
Merry Graham @AMerryRecipe
There is still time to qualify for the @WorldFoodChamp in The @HappyEggCoUSA recipe contest! Make an egg dish =Easy!
Oct 15, 10:03pm PST
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Our last Super Regional is next weekend! We hope to see you at the Scottsdale Sizzlin' Showdown! #worldfoodchamp
Oct 15, 9:00pm PST
TeamCanadaBBQ @TeamCanadaBBQ
4 weeks today many of our team members land for @WorldFoodChamp We're cooking in 2 categories, recipe & BBQ it's going to be a great week!
Oct 15, 6:38pm PST
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Only one city can host a food competition as epic as the World #FoodChamp. Plan your @Vegas trip now
Oct 15, 4:46pm PST
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We're only 28 days out, but you still have time to earn your Golden Ticket! #worldfoodchamp #vegas @HappyEggCoUSA
Oct 15, 4:39pm PST

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