2022 Big Kahuna Wing Festival and Cooking Competition

Entry Deadline: August 4, 2022
Big Kahuna Wing Festival and Cooking Competition
Contact Information
Venue / Location

Worlds Fair Park Performance Lawn
1060 Worlds Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916

Located between the Sunsphere and 11th Street

General Information

Event – September 4, 2022 (3:00PM – 9:00PM)

JUDGING: Each contestant will be judged through a blind judging process provided by World Food Championships E.A.T. judging.  This is designed to guarantee fairness to all the competitors.  The rulings of the judges are final. If you are a E.A.T. judge and want to be one of our judges, please click here.

Event Timeline
Load in – September 2nd, 3:00 PM-8:00 PM, and September 4, 8:00 AM-10:00 AM.  No vehicles will be allowed on the lawn the day of the event.
Gates Open – 2 PM for VIP and 3 PM for General Admission
Judging – Beginning at 12:00 PM
Winners Results Announced – 8:30 PM
Load out – After Fireworks presentation, around 9:30 PM

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $400.00

Also required is a $100.00 clean up deposit which will be returned as your team checks out.

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Big Kahuna Champion and Tennessee State Champion – $5,000.00
Smoker Division Champion – $1,000.00
Exotic Sauce Champion – $1,000.00
Creative Spicy Champion – $1,000.00
Creative Sweet Champion – $1,000.00

A trophy or plaque will be presented to the team who wins the “Rookie of the Year” Award. The award will be based on the rookie team which has the highest scoring in the competition.

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