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Challenge Butter back as Official Butter in 2014
Championship cooks and chefs will use Challenge Butter to create competition dishes. MORE
World Food Championships announces Red Robin as a 2014 sponsor
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. will be the title sponsor of the event’s World Burger Championship at the World Food Championships. MORE
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Preferred Qualifying Events
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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/
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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.)
  • 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.
  • 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!
Amy Mills @17thstreetbbq
👏 @worldfoodchamp #praisethelard RT @Chitownchef: More BBQ and bacon all day? Fine by me. @Nueskes @17thstreetbbq @kenmore
Sep 20, 2:44pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
@BarnGoddessBBQ Congrats! Though do know, you'll only be permitted to compete in one category :)
Sep 19, 5:26pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
The World Pasta Champ title is up for grabs. Want it? You'll need a Golden Ticket first, and @Kenmore has 5 to share!
Sep 19, 5:13pm PST
Amy Mills @17thstreetbbq
First place and a golden ticket @worldfoodchamp #praisethelard
Sep 19, 10:28am PST
Pork Barrel BBQ @porkbarrelbbq
#restaurant operators, enter @Resers #recipe #contest by 10/1 for chance to win trip to Vegas for @WorldFoodChamp
Sep 18, 6:31pm PST
doughmesstic @doughmesstic
Guess who is judging Desserts at @WorldFoodChamp this November in Vegas?? The diet will have to go on hiatus. Totally worth it!
Sep 18, 6:31pm PST
Kari Karch @Chitownchef
Off to #Murphysboro to emcee the #foodchamp all weekend then signing cookbooks in #vegas for Kenmore! #blessed
Sep 18, 6:31pm PST
Sean Vodden @ChefSeanVodden
@suzijclark @WorldFoodChamp Great to hear Challenge Butter is back as a sponsor.I've still got my cow from last year.
Sep 18, 6:31pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
Are you the pasta king (or queen)? Share your recipes at @kenmore's cookmore for the chance to win a trip to Vegas!
Sep 18, 6:30pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
Still looking to fill the last Seafood spots in the Southern Illinois Showdown on Saturday. More info here:
Sep 18, 10:03am PST
Amy Mills @17thstreetbbq
RT @17thstreetbbq: Talking @worldfoodchamp w Jeff Morris and @Michellewsil @news3thisam #praisethelard
Sep 18, 8:11am PST
Amy Mills @17thstreetbbq
Thanks for helping us spread the word @Michellewsil @news3thisam #praisethelard @worldfoodchamp
Sep 18, 8:11am PST
Kenmore @kenmore
Do you have a delicious pasta recipe that every cook should know? Enter it to #Cookmore Pasta #WorldFoodChampionships
Sep 16, 2:44pm PST
Heather Tallman @basilmomma
@BullOutdoor great to meet you today! Great @WorldFoodChamp #burgerbattle event!
Sep 15, 2:20pm PST
Amy Mills @17thstreetbbq
Coming up this week: #praisethelard #bbq @WorldFoodChamp
Sep 15, 2:19pm PST
CULINARY Fight Club @ChefFight
Four days left to register! Who will the judges send to @WorldFoodChamp
Sep 15, 2:19pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
@eatboston what restaurant won Beast in Show for the Bacon Fest last month? We've got an invite to Vegas waiting for them!
Sep 14, 6:12pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
#TopTater – Visit to enter to win your way to compete at the World Food Championships!
Sep 13, 12:27pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
Enter your best potato recipe and you could win your way to compete at the WFC! #TopTater Enter at
Sep 12, 8:01pm PST
World Food Champion @WorldFoodChamp
Nervous about signing up for a WFC Super Regional? @suzijclark has a few calming words for you!
Sep 11, 6:19pm PST

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