Chilli Champs

NZ Chilli Eating Champs Final 2017

Chilli Champ 2016 poster

NZ CHILLI EATING CHAMPS CHAMPIONS
CHAMPION 2011: Daniel “the Chilli Annihilator” Naera, Hokianga
CHAMPION 2012: Dangerous Dave Adams, Auckland
CHAMPION 2013: Simon HELLFIRE Smith, Wellington
CHAMPIONS 2014: William “Chilli Willie” Austin, Kerry “The Killer” McGruddy, Auckland
CHAMPION 2015: Josh HOTTER Shotter, Rotorua
CHAMPION 2016: Josh HOTTER Shotter, Paihia

NZ CHILLI EATING CHAMPS TOP 5 2016 Final
1st: Josh Shotter, Paihia
2nd: Andrew Liew, Auckland
3rd: Martin Visser, South Africa
4th: Jess Gardner, Auckland
5th: Ben Silvester, Wellington

HEAT 1: Union Post, Ellerslie, March 20
HEAT 2: Re Fuel, Dunedin, April 28
HEAT 3: Rose & Crown, Palmerston North, May 12
HEAT 4: Hawkes Bay Farmers Market, May 15
HEAT 5: Fox and Ferret, CHCH, May 18
HEAT 6: Dos Amigos, Mission Bay, May 19
HEAT 7: Brew Bar, Rotorua, May 21
HEAT 8: Bembimos, Wellington, May 28

The NATIONAL FINAL will be held at Sweat Shop Brew Bar, Sale St, Auckland June 25!

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2011 Finals

2012 Finals

2013 Finals

2015 Finals

Interview with Josh and Willie just after the FINAL!

2016 Finals

New HOTTEST Chilli Scoville Ratings:

No Name
1 Carolina Reaper 2,200,000
2 Trinidad Scorpian Moruga 2,009,231
3 Choc 7 pot/pod 1,853,936
4 Bhut Jolokia 1,578,548
5 TS Butch T 1,463,700
6 Naga Viper 1,382,118
7 7 pot/pod 1,291,800
8 Spanish Naga aka CPP Naga 1,200,000
9 Infinity 1,067,286
10 Dorset Naga 1,032,310