Chili Cookoff & Firefighters' Race

« All Events March 30, 2014

A full day of chili eating, music, contests, and hot firemen! 

Lodging Special

March Ski & Stay Special from $125 per person, per night. Available March 28 & 29, includes lift tickets and adult ski or snowboard lessons.

Events Schedule:

All activities located slopeside at White Cap Lodge 

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. ~ Firefighters' Race 

Firefighters from around New England team up for this fun event. Head over to Tempest and watch as teams of five race down in full turnout gear with a fire hose. Sign your department up for the firefighters race! For more information, please e-mail vhaynes@sundayriver.com


12 p.m. ~ Eat the Heat Chili Cookoff

Cooks will compete to be No. 1 by serving up some of the best chili you'll ever taste. Like what you've tried? Vote for the People's Choice Award. Chili is $1 per sample with all proceeds going to Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation. Cash only.

Restaurants currently signed up include:

 2:00 p.m. ~ Chili Dog Eating Contest

The day would not be complete without an eating contest. What's better than a hot dog piled high with chili? Rules of the Chili Dog Eating Contest:

Each contestant will receive 10 chili dogs. The person who  finishes his or her 10 chili dogs first wins. Up to eight people may register. Registration will start at 1:00 p.m. in the White Cap Lodge.

Check out our Eat the Heat Chili Cookoff and Firefighters' Race video!