John Calipari and Jim Nantz star in a national commercial with
Papa John to announce the free pizza offer
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Papa John's is celebrating the return of Tournament Time with a
slam-dunk offer for a free pizza. Simply place an order for $11 or more
and your next pizza is on us. The promotion will tip-off today with a
national television commercial featuring Papa John's Founder, John
Schnatter, with John Calipari, head coach of the defending national
champion Kentucky Wildcats, and veteran sportscaster, Jim Nantz.
John Schnatter, center, Papa John's Founder, Chairman and CEO, stars in the company's national television commercial promoting its free pizza offer with John Calipari, right, head coach of the defending national champion Kentucky Wildcats, and veteran sportscaster Jim Nantz. Photo: Business Wire
Now through April 8, go to papajohns.com,
enter the promo code HOOPS, and place an order for $11 or more,
excluding taxes and delivery fees where applicable, to earn a free large
pizza with up to three toppings on a future order. The free pizza must
be redeemed by April 28. Visit papajohns.com
for more details.
"This is an exciting time of year for every basketball fan and we are
pleased to add to the excitement by offering a free pizza to our loyal
customers," said Andrew Varga, Papa John's chief marketing officer. "No
matter how your team fares on the court, you'll be a winner with this
The commercial touting the free pizza promotion features the return of
Nantz, who most recently appeared with Schnatter and Peyton Manning in
Papa John's Super Bowl commercial, and Calipari, who has been a
long-time partner of Papa John's.
"Our partnerships with Jim Nantz and John Calipari have helped Papa
John's build great rapport with sports fans," said Varga. "There are no
better spokespeople, especially this time of year, than Jim and John,
who are so closely associated with college basketball."
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third largest pizza company. For 11 of the
past 13 years, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in customer
satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American Customer
Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John's also earned the 2012 Harris Poll
EquiTrend® Pizza Brand of the Year. Papa John's is the Official Pizza
Sponsor of the National Football League and Super Bowl XLVII. For more
information about the company or to order pizza online, visit Papa
John's at www.papajohns.com.
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