September 26, 2014 |

Virginia Children’s Festival hosts Ynot Pizza Games and Obstacle Course

By Mandy Wolf Detwiler

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Ynot Pizza & Italian Cuisine is set to hold the 5(th) annual Ynot Pizza Games at the Virginia Children’s Festival at Town Point Park on Saturday, October 4, 2014. The Ynot Pizza Games will be held on the main event stage at 12:00 p.m.

The recently commenced trials have identified finalists representing each of the 5 Ynot Pizza & Italian Cuisine locations in Hampton Roads. Finalists will compete in the following events; the highest pizza dough toss, the largest pizza, a partner pizza dough toss and the pizza box challenge. Winners from 3 age groups will receive a medal, with 1(st) place receiving additional prizes. Contestants will also attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records’ highest pizza dough toss!

Ynot Pizza & Italian Cuisine will also hold a “Be the Pizza” obstacle course at the Virginia Children’s Festival. The obstacle course will raise money for Ynot Educate and will be located in the “TowneBank Fountain Park” adjacent to Waterside Drive. Participants will race through 7 fun stages of obstacles featuring flour, pizza sauce and more.

For more information on the Ynot Pizza Games and “Be the Pizza” obstacle course, please visit

About Ynot Educate:
Ynot Educate is a certified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Ynot Pizza & Italian Cuisine. The mission of Ynot Educate is to provide educational grants to schools in Hampton Roads. The Ynot Educate committee works with local school districts to provide extended partnerships, event sponsorships and grants to support key educational initiatives. For more information on Ynot Educate, visit or

About Ynot Pizza & Italian Cuisine
Ynot Pizza & Italian Cuisine celebrates over 21 years of business in Hampton Roads, and is a repeat “Best of” Gold winner in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Norfolk. The food menu offers traditional Italian recipes including homemade pizza, pasta, stromboli, calzoni, soups, subs, chopped salads and gelato–with both gluten-free and vegan options. The Ynot family has extended to now include roughly 280 employees spread out among locations in Great Neck, Kempsville, Ghent, Old Dominion University, and Chesapeake’s Greenbrier neighborhood. For more information, go to

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