Extreme eating challenges

Welcome to our ‘EXTREME EATing’ CHALLENGES

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We’re running FIVE yes I said FIVE different eating challenges during Smoke & Fire 2021.

These contests are not for the faint-hearted…you have been warned!

*You must be 18 years or older to enter these challenges.

Pick your challenge and if you think you’ve got what it takes then enter using the form at the end of the page.

The Challenges

The Crunchy Challenge

This qualifies as a League of Fire Challenge Product!

In association with The Chilli Project & Old Agness Stores.

If you’re a fire-eater in your spare time, this contest is for you! Only serious, strong-minded individuals with a must-win attitude and iron-clad stomachs need apply.

  • Sounds simple eat a Crunchy Cereal Cube in just 2 mins
  • You have a MAXIMUM of 2 mins to eat your CRUNCHY cube placed in front of you. Each bite has to be chewed and swallowed to completion
  • As soon as you have completed the cube you must begin a 2-minute afterburn before attempting your next cube during which time you are not allowed to drink the ice cold Shaken Udder Milkshake placed in front of each contestant.
  • After your 2 min burn time is up you must start the second Cube. Good luck!
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Screaming Hot Wings Challenge

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This challenge will really test your endurance and your tastebuds!

12 super-hot chicken wings, cooked to perfection by the wonderful team at PECK then doused in our hottest wing sauce yet from our sponsor’s Firefly BBQ all to be eaten in 5 minutes.

After which an additional 5 minutes “burn time” will count down in which you can’t touch some ice-cold, pain-relieving ice-cold Shaken Udder milkshake! Complete the test to win an exclusive and sought after winner’s T-Shirt!

Entrees will be limited, so if you are (MAD) er’m BRAVE enough to enter do it NOW!

The Sausage Man Speed Eating Challenge

Quite simply this is one of the craziest challenges we have ever curated yet!

A 2 x 50cm long sausages speed eating challenge from our great HOTDOG Sponsor THE SAUSAGE MAN.

12 contestants race against the clock to scoff down two (yes that’s right I said two) x 50cm sausages in the fastest time and be crowned THE SAUSAGE MAN Speed eating Champion 2021.

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Ultimate Chilli Eating Challenge

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The competition starts out mild before quickly climbing the Scovil scale to the hottest chillis on the planet provided by our Chilli Sponsor Southern Fruits Importers LTD.

A real crowd-pleaser, consisting of a 17-round challenge that features ghost peppers. Scotch Bonnets, Carolina Reaper, plus the recently acclaimed world’s hottest pepper on the planet. Last man (or woman) standing will take home a fantastic prize from one of our sponsors.

Only serious, strong-minded individuals with a must-win attitude and iron-clad stomachs need apply.

The entry fee for all challenges is £10 paid on the day and donated to Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust

All heat challenges will have access to an ice-cold thirst-quenching LEMON, PINK, or HULA Hooch or a delicious creamy SHAKEN UDDERS SHAKE to help extinguish the fire after the contest.

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Challenge Entry form

Important Health Questionnaire

E.g. Angina, Heart Attack, Heart Disease etc.
I accept that the organisers take no responsibility for any consequences that may result from eating chillies. I agree that I will not be under the excessive influence of alcohol or taking illegal drugs and I accept the organiser’s right to eliminate me from the competition at any stage.

In consideration of my entry to SMOKE & FIRE FESTIVALS EXTREME Eating Contests, I intend to be legally bound, and do hereby for myself, my heirs, my executors, and administrators, waive, release and forever discharge any and all right and claims for damages which might hereafter accrue to me against SMOKE AND FIRE EVENTS LTD. all event sponsors and staff, companies or entities, their officials, employees and agents of any and all liability or responsibility arising from any injury received or incurred participating in the Extreme / Chilli Eating Contest.

I promise to examine the event site and assure myself that the area is safe, and further agree that I will not participate in the event unless I am satisfied that the area and conditions are safe, I will further read and comply with all contest rules and regulations, note existing weather conditions and do agree that I voluntarily assume all risks arising from conditions related to the event site by myself or others.

The information I provided in this form is correct to the best of my knowledge. I have read the Contest Rules and I hereby give permission for the event organisers to use any recorded material (photographs, video recording etc.) of me to be reproduced in any form for purposes of promotion, advertising, display, exhibition or editorial use.

I consent to SMOKE & FIRE EVENTS LTD storing my data before, during, and after the event for the purpose of registration and indemnity, and I understand that my information will not be used for any other purpose.

I have read, understood and agree to abide by all of the Chilli Eating Contest Rules, Release of Liability, and Disclaimer as stated in this document.

PLEASE NOTE: By sending/giving this application form back to us, you accept these terms and conditions and are aware of the health risks involved with eating Chillies and Extreme eating challenges.

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