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Judge Registration

Are you interested in judging at the 2017 World Food Championships? We are currently accepting applications to be considered for judging. In 2017, only EAT (Kitchen Categories) or CBJ (BBQ Category) certified judges will be eligible to judge.

EAT and CBJ certified judges should complete the contact form below. Be sure to include your judge number. We will begin confirming judges on June 30.

If you are not EAT certified but would like to become one, please visit our Become A Judge page for a listing of certification classes. For barbecue/CBJ certification, visit and click the "classes" tab.

First Name:

Last Name:

Birthdate: (mm/dd/yyyy)

Email Address:

Phone Number:


Street Address:



Zip Code:

Do you have any food allergies that would prevent you from judging a particular category? If so, please list allergy:

If so, please list all:

Are you a member of a food sanctioning body or culinary organization?
Yes    No

If so, please list all:

Please enter your EAT judge number below.

Please rank, from 1 (most) to 9 (least), the following competitions that you would like to be considered for judging.
NOTE: Do NOT rank a category that you do not wish to be considered for.
Bacon World Championship

World Barbecue Championship
World Burger Championship
World Dessert Championship
World Open Chili Championship
World Recipe Championship
World Sandwich Championship
World Seafood Championship
World Chef Challenge

Please select which days you will be attending the event and are available to judge (Check all that apply). Note: We are only accepting applications for the preliminary category rounds. Please be sure the category you’re interested in judging is occurring during the time of your visit.

Wednesday, Oct. 16
Thursday, Oct. 17
Friday, Oct. 18

Please describe your culinary background, achievements or any additional reasons why you should be considered:

Do you have a special code?    YES  —  WHAT'S THIS?