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WFC Announces Partnership with the U.S. Potato Board
The World Food Championships announced today that the United States Potato Board (USPB) has officially signed on as a partner for the 2014 competition, which will be held in Downtown Las Vegas, November 12-18. MORE
WFC Culinary Experiences Announced
WFC has announced its lineup of culinary experiences including the Bourbon BBQ Bash, a Mixology Competition, a private Chef's Table and much, much more! MORE
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Preferred Qualifying Events
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Chad Ward @WhiskeyBentBBQ
Rumors about Korean Elvis @JollyScholar Karaoke night are confirmed! He must come to @WorldFoodChamp this year w/us!
Aug 1, 12:50am PST
Emily Ellyn @Emily_Ellyn
Nom Nommmm Nomvember @Benvaughn @Zestuous @WorldFoodChamp @DrBBQ @whitneymillerMC @Chitownchef
Aug 1, 12:02am PST
FYI TV Network @FYI
We are so pumped for the #WorldFoodChampionships BBQ challenge next week!
Aug 1, 12:00am PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
Big congrats to @BethsTable the 2014 World Recipe Champion! Only on @fyi. Only on the #worldfoodchampionships!
Jul 31, 11:59pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
#worldfoodchampionships @benvaughn @drbbq @whitneymillermc @Emily_Ellyn @Chitownchef That's a fantastic Top Ten judging tent right there!
Jul 31, 11:52pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
Pro tip: don't watch @fyi 's #worldfoodchampionships on an empty stomach! @benvaughn @Emily_Ellyn @BethsTable We're gonna need a snack.
Jul 31, 11:51pm PST
Culinary Fight Club @ChefFight
@allyskitchen Moroccan Bison Ragu nice!!! @WorldFoodChamp @FYI
Jul 31, 11:49pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
Those @bisoncouncil cuts that @TeamCanadaBBQ had looked SO TASTY! Fire one of those up for me Mike! #worldfoodchampionships @FYI
Jul 31, 11:48pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
@Emily_Ellyn @FYI @PBearry @Benvaughn I'm pretty sure that's how everyone in Florida cooks!
Jul 31, 11:45pm PST
Brandon Frohne @BrandonFrohne
So proud of our friends @NashvilleJam and our very own pastry chef @MasonsNashville for winning sugar rush. You'll see them @WorldFoodChamp
Jul 31, 11:44pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
.@bisoncouncil bison enters the scene on #worldfoodchampionships ready to see something amazing @benvaughn @BethsTable
Jul 31, 11:41pm PST
Emily Ellyn @Emily_Ellyn
TUNED IN!! Every week the @WorldFoodChamp on @FYI gets #yummier than the next! #Pasta Episode ROCKS!!
Jul 31, 11:40pm PST
Culinary Fight Club @ChefFight
Woooohooo #5!!!!!! @BethsTable @FYI @WorldFoodChamp
Jul 31, 11:39pm PST
Ben Vaughn @Benvaughn
I'm headed to the kitchen to make butter noodles not sure why, just craving pasta @FYI @WorldFoodChamp @DrBBQ
Jul 31, 11:35pm PST
Taste of Tennessee @TasteofTN
The @WorldFoodChamp is on @FYI now! Check out @jeffreysaad and the Pasta contest. #FoodFight
Jul 31, 11:33pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
RT Pumpkin mac n cheese... ooooh! You go Pat! #worldfoodchampionships @FYI @WorldFoodChamp @PBearry @Benvaughn
Jul 31, 11:30pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
.@suzijclark always looks so put together! #nofrazzle @benvaughn @emilyellyn @fyi #worldfoodchampionships
Jul 31, 11:29pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
American Bacon as @teamcanadabbq 's secret ingredient! be careful, they might take away your maple leaf! #worldfoodchampionships @FYI
Jul 31, 11:28pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
The @kenmore kitchen coliseum is cranking out amazing pasta tonight on #worldfoodchampionships @fyi all that gorgeous hardware! @benvaughn
Jul 31, 11:24pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
Ooh a @justapinchcooks sighting! Don't forget gang, Just A Pinch has 2014 qualifiers going on right now! @fyi #worldfoodchampionships
Jul 31, 11:20pm PST

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