Pizza Palooza

Pizza Palooza 2018

Centennial Terrace 

Friday, July 20th | 5PM-11PM
Saturday, July 21st | 4PM-11PM

Join us for our 2018 Pizza Palooza at Centennial Terrace! Pizza Palooza is one of Northwest Ohio’s premier and largest events. With crowds soaring above 12,000 and engagement with local pizza and dessert vendors it’s no wonder this event has become a Summer staple for families and pizza lovers everywhere! Attendees are given the opportunity to vote for their favorite pizza each year, crowning the highly coveted People’s Choice Award. Bands, costumed characters, and loads of kid’s activities are just a few of the entertainment features at the event. Pizza is sold by the slice; $1.50 for cheese and $2 for specialty. You can also buy a whole pizza for $10-$12. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for 5-12, and 4 and under are free.

Participating Pizza Vendors 2018:
Amie’s Pizza Factory
Bambinos Pizza & Subs
Cameo Pizza
Dandino’s Pizza & More
J-Cups Pizza
Jet’s Pizza
Mama Mary’s Pizza
Red Eye Pie

Deserts Provided By: Handels Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt Toledo & Old Tyme Kettle Korn

Band Line-Up:
The Dave Carpenter Trio – 5PM-7PM
Mikes with Mics – 7PM-9PM
The Grape Smugglers – 9PM-11PM
Boogie Woogie – 4PM-5PM
Tashi Station – 5PM-7PM
Distant Cousinz – 7PM-9PM
Skoobie Snaks – 9PM-11PM


Can you polish off a whole pizza by yourself? Have you always wanted to try?!
Here is your chance to be the 2nd Annual Pizza Palooza Pizza Eating Challenge champion!

You must be 18 years of age to enter and have a form of ID ready at the contest.

Object of this competition is to eat 2 12” cheese pizzas from one of the 8 participating Pizza Palooza vendors as quickly as you can.

Where: Pizza Palooza at Centennial Terrace
When: 6:45PM, Saturday, July 21st

The Rules
• Must be 18 years of age to enter.
• Registration will open at 4:00pm on Saturday, July 21st
• Only 10 contestants will be allowed.
• Each contestant must sign a waiver and pay a $10 contest fee, which allows free admission into the event
• Contestants may not touch pizza until the starting signal.
• Contestants may eat either sitting or standing in their designated area using their hands.
• Each contestant will be provided with bottled water during the competition. No alcoholic beverages will be permitted.
• Winner will be determined as the first to finish OR whoever eats the most within the Challenge time period of 10 minutes.
• Only entire pieces of pizza eaten will be counted, crust included.
• Contestants will not be allowed to put any additional pizza in their mouth after the ending signal.
• Contestants will have 15 seconds to swallow any pizza already in their mouth.
• If a contestant vomits or regurgitates at any point during the competition, that contestant is disqualified.
• Contestants must keep the pizza down for 2 minutes after the ending signal. Failure to do so will disqualify the contestant.
• Ties will be decided by an “eat off”.
• Winner will receive:
o Bragging rights
o 2018 Pizza Palooza t-shirt
o Automatic entrance into the 2019 Pizza Eating Challenge
o 2 tickets to Centennial Terrace’s 80s Party
o Pizza Eating Challenge trophy

Sign Waiver: 2018 Pizza Eating Challenge Rules and Registration

Congratulations to our 2017 winners:

People’s Choice:
1st: Charlie’s Homemade Pizza & Italian Cuisine
2nd: Amie’s Pizza Factory
3rd: J-Cups Pizza
Judge’s Choice
1st place: Charlie’s Homemade Pizza & Italian Cuisine
2nd place: Jets Pizza
3rd place: Amie’s Pizza Factory
1st: Charlie’s Homemade Pizza & Italian Cuisine
2nd: Jets Pizza
3rd: J-Cups Pizza
Corporate/Media Challenge:
1st: Metamora State Bank
2nd Vzn Group LLC
3rd: Fred LeFebvre – WSPD
Pizza Eating Challenge Winner: David Strouse


First Inaugural Pizza Eating Challenge – 2017!

Pizza Judges: