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World Pizza Games®

2014 Winners

Master Acrobatics — Justin Wadstein, Pizza My Heart, Los Gatos, CA (226.5 points)

Individual Acrobatics — Lee Moonky, South Korea (228.5 points)

Fastest Dough Stretch — Brittany Saxton, Six Hundred Downtown, Bellafontaine, OH (34.07 seconds)

Largest Dough Stretch — Brittany Saxton, Six Hundred Downtown, Bellafontaine, OH (33.06)

Fastest Box Folding — Barry White, Pizza My Heart, Los Angeles (23.06 seconds)

Pizza Triathlon — Justin Wadstein, Pizza My Heart, Los Gatos, CA (53.00 seconds, new record)

 

View This Video of 2012 Individual Acrobatics Champion Kazuya Akaogi

Beginning with the Individual Event Trials on Tuesday and ending with the Finals on Wednesday evening, the World Pizza Games® bring energy and excitement to International Pizza Expo®.

Michael Shepherd and the World Pizza Champions® once again will partner with Pizza Today™ and Pizza Expo® to produce the 2014 World Pizza Games®. Attendees at the show are eligible to participate in five competitive events.

  • Freestyle Acrobatic Dough Tossing
  • Fastest Dough
  • Largest Dough Stretch
  • Fastest Pizza Box Folding
  • Pizza Triathlon

CLICK HERE to download the 2014 Official Entry Form.

CLICK HERE to download the Event Rules and Regulations. 

The World Pizza Games are sponsored by Bag Solutions (Booth 1469), ConAgra Mills (Booth 2355), Hobart (Booth 841), RockTenn (Booth 1005) and ZAgistics (Booth 436).

2013 Winners

Masters Acrobatics — Kazuya Akaogi, Red Japan Co., Japan (229 points)
Individual Acrobatics — Eric Ross, Tony's Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco (123.5 points)
Fastest Dough Stretch — Brittany Rowe, Six Hundred Downtown, Bellefontaine, Ohio (33.94, new record)
Largest Dough Stretch — Garrett Marlin, Uncle's Pizzeria & Co., Fort Collins, Colo. (38.21875 average)
Fastest Box Folding — Barry White, Pizza My Heart, Monterey, Calif. (23.88)
Pizza Triathlon — David Whisker, B.C. Pizza, Alanson, Mich. (1:03.53)

 

World Pizza Games® Past Winners

2012
Masters Acrobatics — Jay Schuurman, Pizza Rock, Sacramento, Calif.
Individual Acrobatics – Kazuya Akaogi, Red Japan Co., Japan
Fastest Dough Stretch – Ingrosso Simone, Pizzeria Del Mille, Italy
Largest Dough Stretch – Mario Sigmorile, Pizzeria Del Centro, Italy
Fastest Box Folding – Jimmy Xang, Pizza Guys, Rancho Cordova, Calif.
Longest Spin – Kazuya Akaogi, Red Japan Co., Japan

2011
Masters Acrobatics – Eric Corbin, Tony's Pizza A GoGo
Individual Acrobatics – Pat Miller, A Slice of New York Pizza
Fastest Dough – Brittany Rowe, Michael Angelo's Pizza
Largest Dough – Pat Miller, A Slice of New York Pizza
Fastest Box Folding – Justin Stokes, Sparky's Pizzeria
Longest Spin – Kazuya Akaogi, Aromavita, Japan

2010
Masters Acrobatics – Eric Corbin, Grimaldi's  and Jay Schuurman, Hookah Bar & Grill (tie)
Individual Acrobatics – Eric Corbin, Grimaldi's
Fastest Dough – Domenico Sposeto, Pizzeria Olimpica
Largest Dough – Eric Corbin, Grimaldi's
Fastest Box Folding – Justin Stokes, Sparky's Pizzeria
Longest Spin – Akaogi Kazuya, Aromavita, Japan

2009
Individual Acrobatic – Justin Wadstein, Kianti’s Pizza & Pasta Bar
Fastest Dough – Richard Allen, Cousin Vinnie’s Pizza
Largest Stretch – Spencer Glenn, Pizza of My Heart
Fastest Box Folding – Justin Stokes, Sparky’s Pizzeria
Longest Spin – Akaogi Kazuya, Aromavita, Japan

2008   
Masters Acrobatic – Justin Wadstein, Kianti’s Pizza & Pasta Bar
Individual Acrobatic – Jay Schuurman. Kianti’s Pizza & Pasta Bar
Fastest Dough – LeeAnna Shepherd, Michael Angelo’s Pizza Inc
Largest Stretch – Bruno DiFabio, Amore Pizza
Fastest Box Folding – Jamie Culliton, Grimadi’s
Longest Spin – Jamie Culliton, Grimadi’s

2007
Individual Acrobatic – Giorgio Giove, Brother’s Pizza
Fastest Dough – Justin Wadstein, Kianti’s Pizza & Pasta Bar
Largest Stretch – Frank Graci, The Flying Pizza
Fastest Box Folding – Jamie Culliton, Pizzaiolo

2006   
Individual Acrobatic – Justin Wadstein, Kianti’s Pizza & Pasta Bar
Fastest Dough – Brian Edler, Domino’s Pizza
Largest Stretch – Anthony Graham, Gramboli’s Pizza

2005   
Individual Acrobatic –Paolo Coppola, Pizzeria La Cascina Calypso
Fastest Dough – Brian Edler, Domino’s Pizza
Largest Stretch – Brian Edler, Domino’s Pizza




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