RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John's Incredible Pizza Company and Major League Eating are excited to announce this new event to its slate of sanctioned eating championships for 2018. This event will be held over 10 minutes of contest time with ranked competitive eater Matt Stonie seeking to set a new world record in the pizza discipline on Sunday, April 22 at 1p.m. at the Westminster Mall in Westminster, CA.
After the event, spectators can enjoy John's all-you-can-eat buffet plus a free $5 FunCard for games and rides with regular admission purchase. Photos with John's Mascot IncrediBear and the Championship belt are also part of the fun.
"The inaugural John's Incredible Pizza World Pizza-Eating Championship will set a new high-water mark for global competitive pizza consumption," says Major League Eating emcee Sam Barclay. "We will be setting a world record in the 10-inch pizza discipline at this event."
"The partnership with our new friends at Major League Eating just made sense," said John Parlet, Owner and Founder of John's Incredible Pizza Company. "Together we'll be making history with the first ever World Pizza Eating Championship."
Stonie will face fierce competition from Miki Sudo, the world's number-one female competitive eater. Sudo is the four time Nathan's Famous Hot Dog-Eating Women's champion.
Visit www.johnspizza.com/pizzachamp for details.
ABOUT JOHN'S INCREDIBLE PIZZA COMPANY
In September of 1997, founder, John Parlet, opened the very first John's Incredible Pizza Company location in Victorville, California to a crowd of curious guests waiting to experience the food & fun promised inside. Twenty years later, with 13 locations, the typical John's footprint has grown to over 50,000 square feet with an All You Can Eat Buffet, over 100 of the latest games, rides and attractions. For more information visit www.johnspizza.com/Westminster.
ABOUT MAJOR LEAGUE EATING
Major League Eating (MLE), the world governing body of all stomach-centric sports, conducts more than 80 events annually, including the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest in Coney Island, N.Y. The competitive eating community is made up of more than 8,000 veteran and rookie gurgitators who travel the nation in search of top titles and the glory that they provide. For more information, visit www.IFOCE.com, www.facebook.com/eatfast or twitter @eatingcontest.
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