National Boerewors Competition enters the Champion Round stages to find the Top 18!


The annual Championship Boerewors Competition will commence with the Champion Round stages on Saturdays, 11 and 18 July. The six rounds will see over 650 recipes braaied nationwide to find South Africa’s Top 18 Boerewors recipes. These recipes will contend for the grand prize of being crowned the Championship Boerewors winner for 2015 and a Hilux 2.7 Double Cab Raised Body L45.

The Free State Champion Round will be held in Bloemfontein on 18 July 2015 at Loch Logan Waterfront. The public are invited to join in on the Champion Round to show their support, contestant registration starts at 7h00 and the round winners will be announced around 14h00. Besides the sizzling excitement of the competition the day will be hosted by well-known OFM Radio DJ, Andre Kunz, with fun activities for the whole family like; singing by Franzelle and Loriska, face painting, a jumping castle and entertainment from the sponsors; Coca Cola, Simba and All Gold.

This year has seen the format of the competition change and for the first time ever the public will vote for the winner during a Top 3 showdown. The South African Chefs Association (SACA), a recognised authority on food in South Africa, takes charge of the judging processes and makes sure that all entries adhere to the guidelines for making truly traditional boerewors.

Shoprite and Checkers are proud of SA’s boerewors tradition and celebrate it every year by hosting the Championship Boerewors competition. The supermarket chains’ butcheries are famous for exceptional meat products and the group is always looking for new recipes and ideas in order to offer consumers the best in quality and variety. The annual Championship Boerewors competition plays a pivotal role in helping the group to achieve this aim.

Follow the competition through the website and make sure to vote for your favourite between 28 August and 10 September during the Top 3 stage to stand a chance to win amazing prizes as well!

Issued by Shoprite Checkers