World’s Championship Chili Cookoff

Title: World’s Championship Chili Cookoff
Location: Magic Island Charleston, West Virginia
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Description: Friday, October 5, 2012
11:00 a.m. – Last Chance Chili Cookoff Sampling Begins
2:00 p.m. – World’s Championship Homestyle Competition Sampling Begins
5:00 p.m. – Announcement of Last Chance and Homestyle Chili winners (Main Stage)

Saturday, October 6, 2012
12:00 Noon – Children’s Activities Begins (Children’s Tent)
12:00 Noon – 600 LBS of Sin (Main Stage) (45 minutes)
12:45 p.m. – Miss Chili Pepper Contest (Main Stage)
1:00 p.m. – World’s Championship Chili Verde Sampling Begins
1:15 p.m. – 600 LBS of Sin (Main Stage) (45 minutes)
2:00 p.m. – Dave Haas and Will Manahan
2:45pm – Adam Tucker performs (Main Stage)
3:30 p.m. – Shoot and Holler Contest – Sign up at (Main Stage)
4:00 p.m. – Adam Tucker performs (Main Stage)
5:30 p.m. – Announce World’s Championship Chili Verde and World’s Championship Salsa winners (Main Stage)

Sunday, October 7, 2012
10:45 p.m. – National Anthem performed by Johanna Loddo
12:00 p.m. – Children’s Activities Begin (Children’s Tent)
12:05 p.m. – Hogan’s Goat (Main Stage) (30 minutes)
12:30 p.m. – Defcon Wing Eating Contest (Main Stage)
1:00 p.m. – Hogan’s Goat (Main Stage) (30 minutes)
1:00 p.m. – World’s Championship Chili Red Sampling Begins
1:30 p.m. – Mr. Hot Sauce Contest (Sign up at Main Stage)
2:05 p.m. – Hogan’s Goat (Main Stage) (30 minutes)
3:00 p.m. – Santa Cruse performs (Main Stage)
5:00 p.m. – Announce World’s Championship Chili Red winners (Main Stage)


International Chili Society
Charleston CVB, City of Charleston
Central West Virginia CVB, Smart529, Mardi Gras Casino and Resort
1-800 GAMBLER, H&H Tents, WOWK-TV
National Sponsors
National Onion Association
Hormel Foods
Bob Evans

WCCC Local Organizing Committee

George Manahan, Chair
Rod Blackstone
Samantha Carney
Tammy Borstnar
Jim Wilkerson
Steven Keith

Chris Stadelman
Kelly Stadelman
Gaylene Miller
Joe Stevens
Jennifer Igo

The Charleston Local Organizing Committee would like to thank the following individuals for their tireless support of this event:

Mayor Danny Jones and the City of Charleston
Alisa Bailey and the staff of the Charleston CVB
Charleston Civic Center
West Side Charleston
AARP West Virginia
Andy Milovich and staff at the West Virginia Power
Carol Hancock, Vickie Marnick and the International Chili Society

Proceeds from the World’s Championship Chili Cookoff will benefit HospiceCare.

Start Date: 2012-10-05
End Date: 2012-10-07