Become a Food Champ Judge or Competitor at the Bacon Bash

judges-bacon-bashThe Bacon Bash—now the second largest bacon festival in the nation—is a free, outdoor event that celebrates all things bacon with cook-offs and pig-themed activities for the entire family. This event features bacon-inspired food booths, arts fair, live music, microbrews and more!

The 2015 Bacon Bash will be September 19 – 20 in River Falls, Wisconsin—just 30 minutes east of St. Paul.

Brenda Johnson / Heavy Table
Brenda Johnson / Heavy Table

New this year—the third annual Bacon Bash has been selected as a Super Qualifier elite event for the World Food Championships, the largest and richest food competition in the world of Food Sport.

Sign up today to compete in 1 of 4 World Food Championships categories—Bacon, Chili, Sandwich or Dessert—at the Bacon Bash Cook-Off Competition on September 19. First through third place winners receive Golden Tickets to compete at the World Food Championships in Kissimmee, Florida, in November.

Not talented in the kitchen? Become a Food Champ Judge on September 18 and learn EATTM Methodology, earn Certification, judge at the Bacon Bash and receive priority seating to judge at the World Food Championships competitions. This judge-training session is sponsored by Security Financial Bank.

Sponsored by the River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Learn more at or

Free event for all ages
FOOD CHAMP JUDGE CLASS: $80 (certification for life)

Heritage Park
232 W. Maple St.
River Falls, WI 54022

Bacon Bash

  • September 19 – 10AM – 8PM
  • September 20 – 10AM – 4PM

Super Qualifier for World Food Championships

  • September 18 (3PM – 5PM) – EATTM Class Judging & Certification followed by VIP Reception
  • September 19 (10AM – 7PM) – Bacon Bash Cook-off Competition

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