• Firehouses not only have an unwavering commitment to their community but also to creating delicious chili recipes. If you talk to ten different firehouses and you’re likely to find ten different chili recipes, all claiming to be the best. In 2022, the search is on to reveal the best of the best.

    ICS is on a nationwide search to find ten firehouse cooks or teams who exemplify two things: great service to their community through charitable works and great chili.

    Between May 11th and July 31st, ICS will select ten firehouse teams who will be invited to Myrtle Beach, S.C., to compete at the World Championship Chili Cook-off on September 24th. There, they will go head-to-head in a live People’s Choice style cook-off AND before an official judging panel of pro chili cooks to settle the question of who has the best firehouse chili in the nation and to win a donation to the charity of their choice.

    Are you an active or retired firefighter? Do you have a delicious chili recipe that feeds a ravenous crew? Do you have the BEST firehouse chili in the country? Want to find out?


    Complete the form below and tell us why your team should be chosen to compete in the World Championship Chili Cook-off’s Firehouse Chili Challenge!