Hickory Street Hot Sauce Challenge

Daily 5 p.m. on the Midway - YQL Beach

Sign up to compete or simply sit back and watch the fun as the Hickory Street Hot Sauce Challenge featuring MC Mr, Food Truck Brian Bohn returns to Whoop-Up Days!

Competitor sign up will be available at the Hickory Street Food Trucks with competitions taking place at 5 p.m. daily from Tuesday, August 23 to Friday August 26th. Up to ten challengers will compete to win daily prizes and qualify for Saturday’s grand finale!

All waivers must be completed and submitted to Hickory Street via the (2) on site food trucks, social media pages or by email info@hickorystreetfood.com (for questions call (403) 756-6328)


Rules and Regulations for Disqualification

 Are you sure you want to do this?... there’s no shame in backing out…

  • You must eat 7 increasingly hot pulled pork servings
  • All pulled pork servings or stages must be completely finished
  • There is a 5-minute burn period after completion
  • You must stay seated for the full duration of the challenge
  • You must not drink during the challenge or during the burn time
  • You must use fingers to eat the pulled pork
  • Gloves are optional and can be worn during the challenge
  • You may not wipe the sauce off the pulled pork
  • You must not be under the influence of any substance
  • You must complete and sign the disclaimer prior to the challenge
  • You cannot start the challenge prior to the starting signal
  • You cannot wipe your mouth with any form of cloth or clothing including napkins during the challenge
  • You cannot go to the bathroom
  • The challenge must be witnessed and timed by an authorized judge
  • You agree that any photos taken during the challenge can be used on Lethbridge & District Exhibition or Hickory Street website or social media feeds
  • Vomiting will result in instant disqualification and total shame
  • Good luck, you’re going to need it

Daily Prizes up for Grabs

  • One (1) $25 Hickory Street GC
  • Two (2) Ticket to the Lethbridge & District Pro Rodeo on Saturday, August 27th
  • One (1) Bottle of Hot Sauce


Saturday Finale Prize Pack

The winner from Saturday’s finale will not only take home the ultimate bragging rights but also

  • One (1) $100 Hickory Street gift card
  • Four (4) 2023 Lethbridge & District Pro Rodeo Tickets
  • One (1) Bottle of hot sauce

About Hickory Street

Hickory Street, authentic southern BBQ right here in Southern Alberta! Brisket, ribs, pulled pork, chicken and all the fixin’s! Proudly serving southern BBQ to southern Alberta - get your fat pants ready!