Sign up today for the US Pizza Winter Team Acrobatic Trials

NAPICS show to be held in Columbus, Ohio in February



The US Pizza Team will be holding its annual Winter Acrobatic Trials at the NAPICS show in Columbus, Ohio February 15-16, 2015.

The Acrobatic Trials draw pizza athletes from across the country to compete for their spot on the team and a grand prize of a trip to Parma, Italy to compete in the World Pizza Championships in May of 2015.

Competitors will be tested on a variety of dough skills such as largest dough stretch, fastest pie maker and freestyle acrobatics. The event will also include a fastest box folder competition. Events will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 15 and 16 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

For more information on the competition or to register, please visit www.pmq.com/trials/  or contact Brian Hernandez at 662-234-5481 x129 or by email @ brian@pmq.com.

The U.S. Pizza Team consists of expert pizza makers and dough-spinning acrobatic performers from pizza restaurants across the United States. The squad won second place in Individual Free Style in 2014 and first place in the Team Acrobatics World Championship in Italy in 2011. PMQ Pizza Magazine, the business trade publication for the pizza restaurant industry, created the U.S. Pizza Team in 2000.  The US Pizza Team is sponsored by Grain Craft, California Milk Advisory Board, Gordon Food Service, LaNova, Paradise Tomato Kitchens, Bag Solutions, Fontanini Meats, Lillsun, Marsal and Sons, Univex, PizzaInsurance.com, Rock Tenn and Presto Foods.

Edit Module

Tell us what you think at or email.

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Articles

Pizza Rules Fast Casual

Pizza is currently the largest sector of fast casual restaurants.

Domino's CEO Reveals Significant Driver of Sales

This program, started in 2015, has been a significant sales driver for Domino's.

Ed Sheeran Offers Pizza and a Serenade for Charity

Through an Omaze campaign, the pizza and serenade contest will raise funds for charity.

Two Renowned Pizza Masters Team Up for One-of-a-Kind Pizza-Making Presentation

Roberto Caporuscio and Tony Gemignani will also collaborate on a pizza that will raise funds for Hurricane Irma relief.

Hot or Not: Pizza Hut Strives for Hotter Delivery

Pizza Hut spent the last two years developing new technology designed to keep its delivery pizzas hotter and crispier. Will it work?

America Bound: Gino Sorbillo Heads to NYC

One of Italy’s most famous pizzaiolos opens his namesake pizzeria in New York this month. Will he affect the pizza landscape like others who came before him?

Pizza Tool Eyeliner: Even Beauty Manufacturers Can’t Resist the Pizza Game

MAC and Revlon introduce an eyeliner applicator reminiscent of a favorite pizza tool.

National Pizza Month: PMQ Celebrates All Month Long

PMQ celebrates National Pizza Month with Giveaways and Fun Pizza Facts

Pizzeria Gives Away Free Tattoos: San Antonio Pizzeria Offers Unique Giveaway For National Pizza Month

Pizzeria teams up with local tattoo parlor to give one pizza lover a $300 tattoo.

Taste-Testing: How One Historic Pizzeria Chooses its Tomatoes

Learn how Frank Pepe’s grandsons pick the perfect tomato for the historic Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags