ChiliFest is the West Virginia State Chili Championship sanctioned by the International Chili Society and sponsored by Chili Willi's and WSAZ. The winner of this "much heated" event qualifies to represent West Virginia at the ICS World's Chili Championship. Cooks come from far and wide to downtown Huntington with their pots, spices, secret ingredients and chili lore for this spirited competition. All chili sample tickets are $1 each or six for $5. For a full schedule of events and more information please visit