The Count Down Continues



  • Can we buy tickets at the door?

Yes, tickets will also be available at the door pending venue capacity.

  • Are samples available?

Yes, all the vendors will be sampling their sauces on various food and non-food items.

  • Are you selling adult refreshments?

Yes, Stray Dog Brewery is serving their world famous beers! 19 + only.  Show floor and patio is fully licensed for alcohol too. 

  • Where is the Event located?

The Aberdeen Pavilion is an exhibition hall in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Overlooking the Rideau Canal, it is located in Lansdowne Park, Ottawa’s historic fairgrounds.

Lansdowne Park at the Aberdeen Pavilion – 1000 Exhibition Way, Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3.
  • Is there parking available?

Yes, underground pay parking is available. Closest access is in the yellow zone.   Some on street parking available too. Remember your ticket purchase gives you free OC Transpo to Lansdowne Park.

  • Are tickets prices refundable?

No, but you can give the ticket to a friend!

  • Will food be available to purchase?

Yes, we have 2 food trucks that also have vegan and gluten-free options.

  • How do I register for an eating competition?

You need to register at the registration desk at least 30 minutes before the contest. No charge to compete. Spaces are limited.

  • Will the hot sauce vendors be selling hot sauce?

Yes!!  Most vendors will be accepting credit card purchases, but bring cash just in case.

  • Is the building wheelchair accessible?

Yes.  There is an elevator in the parking garage.  Closest  access is in the yellow zone.

  • What if I don’t like hot sauce??

Come for the drinks, beer, food and entertainment!!  Watch your friends test their limits!!!