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WFC Breakdowns the “Bonus” Opportunities in Dallas

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WFC Breakdowns the “Bonus” Opportunities in Dallas

The World Food Championships (WFC) is dishing out more ways to win big cash this year with the return of its Bonus Bucks program at its Main Event in October. 

The Ultimate Food Fight at Reunion Tower Lawn will mark the second time WFC has incorporated its Bonus Bucks program into the competition’s structure. 

As a reminder, the Bonus Bucks program gives Food Champs the opportunity to earn extra cash by incorporating special ingredients, regardless if they make the Top 10 payout rounds. For several Bonus Bucks programs, a winner from all three rounds will be selected.

To compete in this program, competitors must clearly mark the brand selection used in the recipe (which needs to be submitted by the recipe deadline, September 18, 2019).Any additional information can be found in the 2019 Competitor Packet.

Please note: only Kitchen Arena categories are eligible: Bacon, Burger, Chef, Chili, Dessert, Recipe, Sandwich, Seafood.

John Boy & Billy Sauce

The John Boy & Billy Show’s line of signature sauces has been in the family since the 1950s. This delicate recipe has been simmering in the heart of this Southern family for decades among the pines of eastern North Carolina. Here is how competitors can use the sauce to win some extra prize money in Dallas:

NOTE: Barbecue and Steak competitors are only eligible to participate in the John Boy & Billy Bonus Bucks program in the Top 10 Round. 

  • The highest scoring Bonus Buck participant in Structured Build Rounds will win $500

  • The highest scoring Bonus Buck participant in Signature Rounds will win $750

  • The highest scoring Bonus Buck participant in Top 10 Rounds will win $1,000

Zing Zang 

The famous Bloody Mary mix brand is bringing many tasty flavors to the 2019 competition in Dallas. To be eligible to participate in the Zing Zang Bonus Bucks Program, participants must use any of the following Zing Zang products: Pina Colada Mix, Margarita Mix or Bloody Mary Mix. All categories except Bacon are eligible. 

NOTE: Barbecue and Steak competitors are only eligible to participate in the Zing Zang Bonus Bucks program in the Top 10 Round. 

  • The highest scoring Bonus Buck participant in Structured rounds will win $1,000

  • The highest scoring Bonus Buck participant in Signature rounds will win $1,500

  • The highest scoring Bonus Buck participant in Top 10 rounds will win $2,500

Wright Brand Bacon 

As part of the Tyson Foods family since 2001, the Wright brand continues to gather bacon lovers from across the country. To be eligible to participate in the Wright® Brand Bonus Bucks Program, competitors must use Wright® Brand Bacon in the Signature round of their category. 

  • The highest scoring Bonus Buck participant in Signature rounds will win $1,0​00

FOODIE BONUS: Anyone who buys Wright® Brand Bacon from Oct. 1-20 can receive FREE admission into WFC’s Main Event (proof of purchase with receipt is required). 

Great Value™ Products 

WFC Official Retail Partner, Walmart, has joined the Bonus Bucks movement by providing five products for competitors to use in their Signature dish.

The highest three scores of any Signature dish that incorporates any of these items will receive a $500 gift card to Walmart.

  • French Brioche Bread

  • Spinach and Artichoke Dip

  • Great Value Garden Vegetable Cream Cheese

  • Great Value Iced Oatmeal Cookies

  • Great Value Jalapeno Kettle Chips

FruitOn 

FruitOn S.L. offers a complete range of Spanish organically grown fruit and vegetables throughout the year. To be eligible to participate in the FruitOn Bonus Bucks Program, competitors must use any of the following products: ​Summer Dried Fruit Blend; Sun-dried Apricot; Sour Dusted Cherries in their Signature round. 

NOTE: This Bonus Bucks opportunity is limited to the first 40 competitors.

  • The highest scoring Bonus Buck participant in any round will win$1,000. 

  • The second-highest scoring Bonus Buck participant in any round will win $500. 

  • The third-highest scoring Bonus Buck participant in any round will win $250

BSB-Brown Sugar Bourbon 

BSB-Brown Sugar Bourbonis produced by Heritage Distilling Company, the most-awarded craft distillery in North America, and has been named World’s Best Flavoured Whisky two years in a row by the World Whiskies Awards. BSB Bonus Bucks participants must use this bourbon in their Signature Round. 

NOTE: This Bonus Bucks opportunity is limited to the first 40 competitors.

  • The highest scoring Bonus Buck participant in Signature rounds will win $1,000

Great Value Apple Butter 

Aside from the Great Value products provided by Walmart, the makers of Great Value’s Apple Butter have jumped on the Bonus Bucks bandwagon. To be eligible to participate in the Great Value Apple Butter Bucks Program, participants must use this product in their Signature round. 

  • The highest scoring Bonus Buck participant in Signature rounds will win $300 plus a Golden Ticket to 2020 WFC

Competitors must submit recipes by the deadline of September 18th by logging in to their competitor portal. To see available Bonus Bucks programs, click the category under “2019 Registrations,” then choose “Check Out Bonus Bucks Programs.”

Catch these competitors using these prestigious products in Dallas at the world’s largest Food Sport competition this fall. To snag tickets to this sought-after event, click here.

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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