ICS announces the

2018 World Championship Chili Cook-off!

September 28-30 at Gateway Motorsports Park, St. Louis.

Traditional Red adult champion earns $25,000 | Homestyle adult champion earns $20,000

ICS Chili

People Who Love Chili Are Always The Best People

Our Story

About ICS

Since 1967, ICS has been bringing people together over America’s greatest culinary creation - CHILI! We sanction nationwide chili cook-offs all year long, which raise money for charities and produce an annual World Champion!

The Best of The Best

ICS Presenting Sponsor

It's no secret that the best beans make the best homestyle chili. We are proud to work with BUSH’S® Beans as the ICS presenting sponsor during the 2017 World Championship Chili Cook-off and throughout the next chili cook-off season.

Let's Get Cooking

ICS Adult Memberships

If you like to cook chili, compete and have fun... you’re in the right place! In order to compete in any ICS sanctioned cook-off, you must be an active ICS member.

Each cook-off sets and manages its own entry fees which will be collected by each cook-off organizer independently.