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Chili Bowl Cookoff sends winner to World Food Championships

(News Item #0396, Published: 09/05/19, OceanShores.com)

Chili Bowl Cookoff heats up the North Beach Sunday, September 8. The winner of the event receives a Golden Ticket. That’s the entry into the World Food Championships (WFC) in October in Dallas, TX.

This event will feature competitors who are veterans and a first-time competitor trying chili skills for the first time. Venue for this chili cookoff is Chapel by the Sea Presbyterian Church on SR 109, border of Moclips and Pacific Beach.

“Our focus this year is to send our winner from this Chili Bowl Cookoff to WFC ,” said Cynthia Stearns, event organizer. “We have sent several competitors through the years. When they make the top 10 at WFC, prize monies are awarded. The winner in Chili at that competition is awarded $10,000.”

WFC is the largest competition in Food Sport. This year the event moves to Dallas , TX. According to WFC people from the United States and around the world. The battles include 10 official categories.

Since its debut in 2012, WFC has brought food stars to TV, awarded more than $1.5 million in prize money and created “Food Sport” to the culinary world. The winner of the chili category will then compete against the other categories (including burger, steak and seafood). The overall winner is awarded $100,000.