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Do you eat chili, drink beer and love music? Then we’re ready to meet you in St. Louis!

2018 marks the 52nd Annual World Championship Chili Cook-off (WCCC). Every year, thousands of chili cooks compete at local cook-offs across America to qualify for the WCCC where these local champions will compete for $100,000 and 5 different World Champion titles! Your favorite local restaurant chefs will also compete for the Best in the Midwest title.


We're excited to be in St. Louis for the first time - where people definitely know great food, great beer and great music. This 2-day festival is September 29th and 30th, from noon to 6pm both days, at Gateway Motorsports Park.

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Chili tasting for everyone. Enjoy the life of spice.

300 Chili Cook Champions from 37 states and local Restaurant Chefs competing for $100,000 and 5 World Champion titles

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Beer is good. Beers are better.

100 craft beers ready to taste including local, regional and national brews

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Live music all day, both days. What’s not to love?

8 hot bands playing original tunes and favorite covers all day Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 6pm

SCHEDULE
NOON TO 6PM BOTH DAYS

Chili Tasting: Noon - 4pm
Beer Tasting: Noon - 6pm
Concessions: Noon - 6pm
Live Music: Noon - 6pm

Band Lineup - Saturday, Sept 29

12:00pm - 12:10pm
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National Anthem
Special Guest Katie Ray
12:10pm - 1:30pm
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Common Jones
Road to Pointfest Winner
1:40pm - 3:00pm
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My Posse in Effect
Beastie Boys Cover
3:10pm - 4:30pm
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Red Not Chili Peppers
Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute
4:40pm - 6:00pm
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40 Oz. To Freedom
Sublime Tribute Band

Band Lineup - Sunday, Sept 30

12:00pm - 12:10pm
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National Anthem
Special Guest Katie Ray
12:10pm - 1:30pm
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Fighting Side
Outlaw Country
1:40pm - 3:00pm
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The Burney Sisters
LouFest Artist
3:10pm - 4:30pm
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Travis Denning
Rolling Stone “Need to know Country Artist”
4:40pm - 6:00pm
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Clare Dunn
Universal Music Artist
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TICKETS

Enjoy chili tastings from the best of the best as you watch the cooks compete for the World Championship title. There will also be 100 craft beers to drink, 8 hot bands to love, more great food to enjoy and retail booths to shop.

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$95

Unlimited Chili and Beer Tastings

Access to Our Exclusive VIP Area with Free Food, Beer, Wine and Soft Drinks

General Admission
to All Music

Official WCCC T-Shirt

Hosted by: Sugarfire Smoke House

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$30

15 Chili Tastings

15 Beer Tastings

General Admission
to All Music

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$15

15 Beer Tastings

General Admission
to All Music

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$15

15 Chili Tastings

General Admission
to All Music

SPONSORS

From the bottom of our chili-loving hearts, we thank our sponsors for their contributions during our annual World Championship and throughout our chili season. We encourage you to support these community-minded organizations.

PRESENTING SPONSOR

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CHILI FOR GOOD

Thousands of chiliheads raise money for hundreds of charities at ICS cook-offs every weekend throughout the year. Close to $100 MILLION has been raised and donated to date.

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