In order to compete at the World Food Championships, you must first win a qualifying competition, publication award or receive a special invitation.
Have you already qualified? Then you can
If you have not yet qualified, there are HUNDREDS of qualifying opportunities happening all around the world on any given day. Interested? Browse through the buckets of options below and see how you can earn your way into the Ultimate Food Fight of 2017!!
We will be issuing many competition details in the coming weeks and months. So stay tuned! And get those recipes ready! We expect the biggest and best field ever in 2017!
In order to compete at the World Food Championships, you must win your way there! Visit our competitions page and click on your specific category for a list of qualifying events.
Super Qualifying events give contestants a chance to win their way, along with travel stipends, to the World Food Championships in November. At least three (3) category Golden Tickets are up for grabs at our Super Qualifiers. So what are you waiting for? Check out these awesome events!
Many of our competitors come from countries around the world. That's why WFC launched International Qualifiers in 2017 to provide an exclusive, paid pathway into the championship. If you are a great cook or chef from another country, check here to see if an International Qualifier is your ticket to food fortune and fame!
Who will become the next #FoodChamp?! The World Food Championships and a different category sponsor will host an online recipe contest. One overall winner will win a sponsored trip to compete in the World Food Championships and four runners-up will receive an invitation to compete at the WFC! Check out our Facebook page for information on the latest contest.