World’s Championship Chili Cookoff

The World’s Championship Chili Cookoff is coming to West Virginia! The event will be happening in various cities in WV. In Charleston, the Smoke on the Water Regional will be happening on June 16 at the Haddad Riverfront Park on Kanawha Boulevard.

Prizes for the cook off range from $150 for the People’s Choice and up to $7,500 for the first place. The winner in this category will be advacing to the World’s Championship Chili Cookoff 2012.

The International Chili Society has made arrangements with Charleston hotels to offer special discounts for out of town participants. Special rates from $84 per night are available for bookings made for the WCCC. For the complete hotel listing, visit the Chili Cook Off blog.