Competitors Chow Down Pizza for Charity

“The contest was to consume the most of an extra-large, 16-inch Papa John’s cheese pizza. The challenge was to it in 10 minutes was the challenge. The reward? A year’s worth of free pizza, 24 in all,” according to the Farmington Daily Times.

“All of it designed to raise money for a worthy cause.

As part of Freedom Day’s Party in the Park celebration, 12 men were accepted to the challenge.

Would-be contesants donated $5 to Blue Star Mothers of America organization each by buying a chance to participate. The actual challengers were drawn from the pool of those who gave.

Jason Taylor, 29, a contestant, said the contest was a “workout”.