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Do you dare to enter the Armageddon Chilli eating challenge?

Twelve rounds of escalating chilli terror:

  1. Padron – 500 Scoville Heat Units
  2. Jalapeno – 3,000 Scoville Heat Units
  3. Birds Eye – 100,000 Scoville Heat Units
  4. Scotch Bonnet – 250,000 Scoville Heat Units
  5. Fatalli – 300,000 Scoville Heat Units
  6. Peach or Yellow habanero – 350,000 Scoville Heat Units
  7. Red or Congo Hab – 500,000 Scoville Heat Units
  8. Peach Ghost Scorpion – 1,000,000 Scoville Heat Units
  9. Ghost chilli – 1,050,000 Scoville Heat Units
  10. 7 Pot Habanero – 1,100,000 Scoville Heat Units
  11. Scorpion Moruga – 2,000,000 Scoville Heat Units
  12. Choc Scorpion/ Carolina Reaper – 2,200,000 Scoville Heat Units

(please note, chilli’s may change dependent upon availability, scoville units are approx.)


Twelve rounds, one winner!

$20 entry (which will be all donated to the Child Cancer Foundation)

We provide the chillis, milk and a vomit bag, you provide a stomach of steel and the will to overcome extreme heat.

DO NOT enter this contest if you are pregnant, and/or suffer from allergies, a weak stomach or illness.

NZ Chilli Eating Champs Rules

  1. You must be over 18 years of age (ID will be required) and YOU MUST LOVE SUPER HOT CHILLI!
  2. You give your permission to be filmed and photographed for social media purposes and to promote the competition. No other Chilli companies branding may be worn during comp unless organised prior to event starting!
  3. If you suffer from any allergies, YOU MUST SPECIFY ALL ALERGIES to organisers! If in doubt then PLEASE DO NOT ENTER!!!!!!!!
  4. If you have a drink you are OUT!
  5. If you throw up you are OUT!
  6. If you leave the table you are OUT!
  7. All chillies must be chewed for 30 seconds and then show that your mouth is full of chilli pulp before swallowing! This is to prevent people swallowing them whole and not chewing the chillies at all!
  8. You must eat all the chilli and foods/drinks in the time provided and then last to the next round of even HOTTER Chilli/foods/drinks. You must be the last person NOT to go for the cooling beer or milk.
  9. If you are struggling with the HEAT then stop eating as the foods will just get HOTTER!
  10. The person who finishes all of the chilli and dishes, does not have a drink of milk or beer and outlasts all other contestants WINS!
  11. YOU TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY for your decision to enter the Champs!
  12. Anyone with heart, lung, bowel or intestinal problems ARE NOT PERMITTED to ENTER!!
  13. Make sure you drink lots of milk, yogurt and ice cream after! Plain bread and rice will help too! DO NOT compete on a complete empty stomach!
  14. You must sign Release and Waiver of liability to compete.
  15. We reserve the right to refuse entry!
  16. NO SMOKING or VAPING during the Final!


The contest will have a number of special prizes for the lucky 12 contestants, with the overall winner receiving 3 months free power from Electric Kiwi, New Zealand's fastest growing independent power company. Guaranteed savings, affordable billing and an hour of free power every day! Check them out HERE!

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