Papa John’s Celebrates Tournament Time with a Free Pizza Offer for Its Loyal Customers

  Papa John’s Celebrates Tournament Time with a Free Pizza Offer for Its Loyal
  Customers

 John Calipari and Jim Nantz star in a national commercial with Papa John to
                        announce the free pizza offer

Business Wire

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- March 20, 2013

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 at
papajohns.com, 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 telev ...

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 great offer.”

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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Contact:

Papa John’s International, Inc.
Darryl Carr, 502-261-4318
Director, Corporate Communications
Darryl_Carr@papajohns.com
 
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