February 27, 2018 |

International Pizza Challenge Schedule

By Jeremy White


international pizza challenge, pizza expo, pizza competition

By Jeremy White

International Pizza Challenge

One of the crown jewels of International Pizza Expo is the country’s largest and most prestigious pizza-making competition. The International Pizza Challenge draws competitors from all across the globe in five different divisions.

Nearly 200 pizza makers compete for serious prize money ($7,500 for the two largest divisions, $4,000 for the two smaller divisions and $5,000 for Pizza Maker of the Year) and even larger bragging rights.

If a skilled pizza pro won both the Non-Traditional category and then Pizza Maker of the Year, for example, they’d leave Las Vegas with $12,500 in their pockets. Not a bad haul for a few days’ work, is it?

Check out the advanced breakdown of this year’s schedule. If you are attending the show March 19-22 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, be sure to stop in at the International Pizza Challenge intermittently. The creations just may inspire your own pizzeria’s next top seller.

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