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Nikki Jackson joins WFC as Global Development Director

The World Food Championships is thrilled to announce the hiring of Nikki Jackson as their Global Development Director, effective immediately. As Global Development Director Jackson will be responsible for serving as a subject matter expert and primary point of contact for global program development with the US Department of Agriculture, contributing to the expansion of new opportunities for World Food Championships programming globally.

June 10, 2024
First-Time Head Cook Defeats Two-Time World Chili Champion

Chef Jacqueline Seavey spiced things up at the World Food Championships (WFC) in Orange Beach, Alabama, by winning over the judges’ taste buds with a non-traditional chili cuisine. Her combination of advanced culinary skills and unique ingredients earned this Long Beach, Mississippi Chef the 2018 World Open Chili Champion title.

December 20, 2018
Lady Pitmaster Turns Charcoal into Major Cash at World’s Largest Food Sport Event

From a female-only grilling competition to a charity-focused contest to throwing it down with the big boys of barbecue, Pitmaster Tina Cannon left the five-day Food Sport event in Orange Beach, Alabama, proving girls can grill and winning the largest prize purse of the tournament –– $21,600.

December 19, 2018
WFC Opens Early Bird Registration for 2019!

The World Food Championships (WFC) has a special holiday treat for Food Sport Nation! All competitors who have already qualified for #WFC2019 have the exclusive opportunity to take part in Early Bird Registration. This limited-time offer gives Food Champs the chance to be among the first to secure their spot for 2019’s Main Event (which will now occur in Dallas, Texas) and includes $50 off the registration fee. WFC’s cyber deal will begin December 17, 2018, at 10:00 am CST and and on December 31, 2018, at 11:50 pm CST.

December 16, 2018
The World Food Championships Announces BIG Relocation for 2019

For the past three years, Food Champs have had to focus on their "A" game to cash in on Food Sport's biggest prize in Alabama. But in 2019, they’re going to have to think about their “B” game. As in their “BIG” game, because Food Sport is moving to Texas in a BIG way.

December 14, 2018
California’s “Diamond Chef” Sparkles at the World’s Largest Food Sport Competition

Why did the chicken cross the road? Don’t know? Perhaps you should consult an expert like Lidia Haddadian. The home cook from Pasadena, California was recently crowned the 2018 World Chicken Champion at the 7th Annual World Food Championships (WFC) in Orange Beach, Alabama.

December 7, 2018
The World's Largest Food Competition Crowns Ten New Champions

After five days of nonstop, high-paced, tournament-style cooking in Orange Beach, Alabama, more than 500 teams from 12 countries and 40+ American states were narrowed down to 10 category champions at the 7th Annual World Food Championships (WFC), which was presented by Walmart for the first time. More than 5,600 dishes were served and judged in the process of determining the 2018 champions, each of whom earned more than $10,000 in cash and prizes while earning their world titles.

November 13, 2018
Culver Duck Super Qualifier Food Champs Announced

The 7th Annual World Food Championships is heating up at The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama as the remaining Food Champs left in the competition enter into the Top Ten rounds. Alongside the main event, Food Sport sponsor, Culver Duck, will be giving Food Champs that were previously knocked out of the competition a chance redeem themselves in the Super Qualifier challenge. The 20 overall highest ranking Food Champs who did not make the Top Ten finals in their category will have a chance to compete for a 2019 golden ticket and $1,000 cash. Furthermore, none of the 20 participating teams will have to pay an entry fee for the qualifier, and the top 3 performers will earn a FREE entry into the category of their choice for the 2019 Ultimate Food Fight.

November 10, 2018
The World’s Largest Food Fight is Dishing Out Big Numbers

The 7th Annual World Food Championships (WFC), presented by Walmart, is now just days away, and its impact is already being felt throughout the Gulf Coast and Food Sport Nation. More than 500 teams, 70+ media outlets and thousands of foodies and judges from over 40 states will be setting their GPS devices to the world's largest food competition at The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama. The attraction? Food TV up close and personal, not to mention fantastic food. And tons of it! All being prepared by professional cooks in hopes of grabbing a slice of the event’s $350,000 prize purse.

November 1, 2018
WFC Launches 2018 Mobile App for Event Attendees

The World Food Championships (WFC), presented by Walmart, is days away from its main event in Orange Beach, Alabama. As part of its many upgrades and enhancements for 2018, the largest Food Sport event has launched a special WFC mobile App dedicated to providing information to competitors and foodies throughout the entire event with ease.

November 1, 2018
WFC Welcomes Weiman as Food Sport’s All-Star Clean Team

Nearly 1,500 cooks will meet at The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama this November for the culinary battle of their lives — and a shot at more than $350,000 in cash and prizes, the biggest payout in Food Sport history. To help make sure the food fighting action doesn’t get out of hand, the World Food Championships has brought on Weiman as Food Sport’s official clean team.

October 29, 2018
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