DATES ARE SET FOR 2019, May 25th & 26th so keep the dates FREE!!! See you then it’s gonna be EPIC!
Heats for the 2019 Chilli Champs will be announced at the start of Feb and will run till early May!
HEAT 1 for 2019 will be at Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen Feb 14th as part of Fire Dragon Chillies 11th Bday celebrations!
Bring your loved one for a HOT date!!!!
NZ Chilli Eating Champs 2018 FINAL below!
THE WORLD’S MOST BRUTAL CHILLI EATING COMP
AND THE 2018 CHAMPION is GREG MILLER from Christchurch
Runner Up: Josh Shotter, Paihia
3rd: Justin Rummel, Australia
4th: Tommy Theissen, Canada
5th: James Hay, Auckland
23 rounds of madness this year with footage and photos to come shortly………
2018 Heat CHAMPIONS
Heat 1: Denise Zhu, Auckland
Heat 2: Josh Shotter, Paihia
Heat 3: Denise Zhu, Auckland
Heat 4: Verne Koti, Hokianga
Heat 5: Greg Miller, Christchurch
Heat 6: Rudy Orterga, Palmerston North
Heat 7: Leah Peneha, Hawke’s Bay
Heat 8: James Hay, Auckland
Heat 9: Steve Hodson, Wellington
Heat 10: Stewart Gauld, Tauranga
Heat 11: Josh Shotter, Rotorua
Heat 12: Justin Rummel, Hamilton
Heat 13: Harrison Walmsley-Bartlett, Dunedin
2018 CHAMPION: GREG MILLER
NZ Chilli Eating Champs Final 2017
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
CHAMPION 2017: Stewart Gauld, Tauranga
CHAMPION 2018: Greg Miller, Chrsitchurch
The 2018 NATIONAL FINAL will be held at Sweat Shop Brew Bar, Sale St, Auckland May 26! As part of the NZ Hot Sauce Festival which will be on May 26th & 27th!
Get here and get HOT!
Interview with Josh and Willie just after the FINAL!
New HOTTEST Chilli Scoville Ratings:
|1||Carolina Reaper 2,200,000|
|2||Trinidad Scorpian Moruga 2,009,231|
|3||Louisiana Creeper 1,900,000|
|4||Choc 7 pot/ Douglah 1,853,936|
|5||Bhut Jolokia 1,578,548|
|6||TS Butch T 1,463,700|
|7||7 Pot Primo 1,461,333|
|8||Naga Viper 1,382,118|
|9||7 pot Brainstrain 1,350,000|
|10||CPP Naga 1,200,000|