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Ancillary Deadline Draws Near For Barbecue And Steak Competitors

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Ancillary Deadline Draws Near For Barbecue And Steak Competitors

The World Food Championships’ (WFC) Barbecue and Steak competitors have extra opportunities to rack up prize money outside of its 8th annual Main Event in Dallas, Texas. This October, thanks to several great Food Sport sponsors, competitors can sign up for several ancillary challenges. However, with the deadline for sign-ups (Sunday, September 1) quickly approaching, cooks interested in earning some additional cash need to register now before it's too late!

Ancillaries such as the Cattle Dog Coffee and Bolner’s Fiesta Seasoning challenges are exclusive to the Barbecue category, whereas the highly sought after SteakOut People’s Choice event is only offered to Steak competitors. 

Check out the details for each ancillary below.

Cattle Dog Coffee – Thursday, October 17th – Barbecue Zone

Up to 40 Barbecue competitors can participate in this challenge. Competitors are required to provide their own protein. Cattle Dog Coffee will provide 12 oz. of Guatemala Whole Bean coffees of both light and dark roast coffees for competitors to use for this ancillary. Competitors interested in this ancillary should arrive at the Barbecue Zone at 9 a.m. Turn in begins at noon. 

  • 1st Place = $300

  • 2nd Place = $200

  • 3rd Place = $100

Bolner’s Fiesta Seasoning – Thursday, October 17th – Barbecue Zone

Up to 40 Barbecue competitors can participate in this challenge. Competitors are permitted to use any protein of their choice for this challenge. They must season the protein with any combination of Bolner’s Fiesta Seasonings, which will be provided in the following flavors: Ground Comino, Crushed Red Pepper, and Cinnamon Sticks. Competitors interested in this ancillary should arrive at the Barbecue Zone at 9 a.m. Turn in begins at 1 p.m.

  • 1st Place = $300

  • 2nd Place = $200

  • 3rd Place = $100

SteakOut People’s Choice – Saturday, October 19th – SteakOut Zone

Up to 20 Steak teams can sign up to be part of this fun sampling event. Steaks will be provided to teams by Hassell Cattle Company. Teams will grill up samples and serve to the public for approximately 1.5 hours. The team that collects the most tokens will take first place!

  • 1st Place = $500

  • 2nd Place = $300

  • 3rd Place = $200

To register for any of these events, visit https://worldfoodchampionships.com/competitor, log into your competitor account and choose the ancillaries you wish to participate. There is no additional cost to enter, but there is a limited number of spots in each so be sure to register quickly!

More information for each ancillary is located in the 2019 Barbecue Competitor Packet and 2019 Steak Competitor Packet

WFC’s 8th Annual Main Event is scheduled for October 16 – 20, 2019, at Reunion Tower Lawn in Dallas, Texas. To keep up with all WFC news, follow the event on Twitter (@WorldFoodChamp), Facebook and Instagram (@WorldFoodChampionships). Click here to book your room for #WFC2019.

About the World Food Championships

The World Food Championships (WFC) is the highest stakes food competition in the world. This multi-day, live-event culinary competition showcases some of the world's best cooking masters competing for food, fame and fortune in ten categories: Bacon, Barbecue, Burger, Chef, Chili, Dessert, Recipe, Sandwich, Seafood and Steak. In 2018, over 1,500 contestants on nearly 500 official teams from 42 American states and 12 countries competed. More than 20 million people have attended WFC or have seen it on national TV over the past seven years. This year's Main Event will be held in Dallas, Texas at Reunion Tower Lawn, Oct. 16-20. 


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