The Chilli Championship will commence at 2pm. If you think you've got what it takes to handle the heat, why not enter? Entry is on a first-in, best dressed basis with only 24 competitor spots available. The registration fee is $10 and you'll need to sign an indemnity waiver upon payment of the fee to compete.
There will be 2 heats of 12 rounds starting off mild and getting progressively hotter and hotter. Rounds will vary from fresh chilli to chilli spiked foods, starting with Jalapenos, and moving through the range to Carolina Reapers and others.
Will these be the ones to bring tears to your eyes?
Disqualification is by way of knock out, tap out, pass out or spew out. Competitors will be given a spew bucket! There will be a pint of beer and a glass of milk just out of reach taunting competitors into throwing in the towel and tapping out.
Last person "standing" will be crowned the Melbourne Chilli Champion for 2018 and will win:
500 cash 1 Bottle event exclusive Melbourne Chilli Championship hot sauce 1 Slab of beer
12 Pack hot Sauce from Melbourne Hot Sauce Melbourne Chilli Eating Championship t-shirt 100 B.East Voucher
Second and third place getters will also win some great prizes.
The event will be hosted and judged by staff from B.East and Melbourne Hot Sauce. Together they will be providing plenty of hot and spicy chilli facts and taunting the competitors throughout the event.
On the day, there will be a special flaming hot chilli menu available from 12pm with plenty of beer and tequila specials to wash it all down with. Why not try the hellfire chilli spiked tequila shots?
Melbourne Hot Sauce produce small batch, handcrafted, all natural, award winning hot sauce made right here in Melbourne. They will also be holding special hot sauce tastings and merchandise will be available for purchase, including 100 bottles of the exclusive hot sauce produced for the day by the B.East and Melbourne Hot Sauce.
So even if you're not up to competing, come along to watch people cry and see snot coming out of their noses as they attempt to become the 2018 champion. Entry is free.