Apply To Compete

Apply to compete in the JOLLOF WARS DC July 6th 2019 at DC most iconic venue: The Loft at I/O SPACES, a four floor penthouse space. Where African Chefs will go knife to knife in an effort to win the 2019 title of who makes the best Jollof and go home with a $1000 cash and services.

The Jollof Wars will take place on Saturday, July 6th from 12pm to 12am at the Loft at I/O Spaces in Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland.


  • Entry is free and winners to represent each country will be chosen by votes.
  • Once you apply, you will receive a personal flyer and instructions on how to share it to get votes
  • The individuals from of each country with highest votes on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram will be picked as the finalist of their country.
  • In the event of a tie, the competition judges will pick the winner.
  • We reserve the right to disqualify any applicant for fraudulent entry or votes.


  • Points will be based on Presentation, Originality and Taste.
  • The chefs or the Ambassador will get the Chance to Plate their food & Pitch to the Judges.
  • Presentation Will Account for the Remainder of the Points.

Filling out this application form does not reserve your spot as finalist for the event.
If you get confirmed, you will be contacted for next step

If you have any questions, please email: