2024 World Championship Chili Cook-offs

Thursday, September 26th from 6:00am to Sunday, September 29th, 2024 6:00pm

About

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! In 2020, the World Food Championships officially acquired ICS to further its brand in the Food Sport world!
In 2024 we are again hosting our annual event at Pavilion Park in Myrtle Beach, SC! Join us September 27 - September 29, 2024

Join us for a great time on the beach with championship chili, entertainment, and fun for the whole family!

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Registration
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Any time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit
16 and up
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Requirement Details

Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:

  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.

Perks
Want to be a part of the world's largest Chili Cook-off competition?

Here's your chance to join in on the food-fighting fun! We have various volunteer opportunities for you to get involved in throughout the event. As a member of the volunteer crew, you could be doing anything from helping set up the festival site, to keeping a watchful eye on various entry points, to helping us serve championship food, assisting in the kid's area, or even simply helping to answer questions for everyone as they come and go throughout the event at our info tent.

Each volunteer will receive:

Souvenir T-shirt
Free food during shift breaks
Parking Details
Parking is available in several areas around the event site. There is a large paid parking lot that you can see on our map (attached, blue P with arrow, not staff/vendor parking) Parking is on your own, we do not provide free parking for volunteers (some found free parking nearby last year, but I am not sure where they parked)
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Shifts (10)

1 - 2 of 2 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
Volunteer Setup Morning Shift8:00am (ET)1:00pm (ET)

You will be helping us set up for the World Chili Championships

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Volunteer Setup Afternoon Shift1:00pm (ET)6:00pm (ET)

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1 - 3 of 3 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
Volunteer Early Morning Load In Shift5:30am (ET)10:30am (ET)

You will be helping us load in chili competitors

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Volunteer Morning Shift9:30am (ET)3:00pm (ET)

You will be helping us run the World Chili Championships

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Volunteer Afternoon Shift2:30pm (ET)6:00pm (ET)

You will be helping us run the World Chili Championships

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1 - 3 of 3 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
Volunteer Early Morning Load In Shift5:30am (ET)10:30am (ET)

You will be helping us load in chili competitors

0/4Register
Volunteer Morning Shift9:30am (ET)3:00pm (ET)

You will be helping us run the World Chili Championships

0/20Register
Volunteer Afternoon Shift2:30pm (ET)6:00pm (ET)

You will be helping us run the World Chili Championships

0/20Register

1 - 2 of 2 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
Volunteer Morning Shift9:30am (ET)3:00pm (ET)

You will be helping us run the World Chili Championships

0/20Register
Volunteer Afternoon Shift2:30pm (ET)6:00pm (ET)

You will be helping us run the World Chili Championships

0/20Register