Published on March 3rd, 2021 | by Brian Hernandez


’21 Virtual Acrobatic Pizza Spinning Championship, May 17th & Jun. 1st

The U.S. Pizza Team will host the Virtual Acrobatic Pizza Spinning Championships LIVE!


Submit your 3-minute routine with good lighting, sound, and spectacular spinning by May 17th, 2021, for your chance to win cash prizes and the title of Acrobatic Spinning Champion.

All submissions must be received by May 17th. Five finalists will be selected from the submissions and will battle it out live on the US Pizza Team’s Facebook on Tuesday, June 1st.  Third place receives $500, with second place earning $1000 and the grand prize being $1500 and an appearance in PMQ Pizza Magazine.

For more information about the VAPSC, rules and registration, contact Brian Hernandez at or 662-234-5481 x129.
CLICK HERE to download rules!


Competitor info

Mailing address for the pizzeria/food service operation

Submission Details

Payment info / Entry fee - $50


2021 Virtual Acrobatic Pizza Spinning Championship

Rules and Regulations CLICK HERE to download rules!

• Must be 16 years or older AND work in a pizzeria or restaurant that serves pizza to be eligible to compete.
• All submissions must be received at by May 17th. Finalists will be chosen and informed to be ready to perform live on June 1st (Final date is subject to change. May be extended and prerecorded to allow for best quality of performance for each competitor)
• Finals will be broadcast and winners announced live June 1st without prior knowledge of any competitor. All finalists are required to be available.
• Each competitor will submit a preliminary routine. Routine will be 3 minutes long and must be recorded with good lighting, video quality and sound quality.
• Each submission will be sent to DO NOT POST your routine prior to the finals on June 1st.
• Routines will be assessed and judges by a panel of qualified acrobatic judges with either experience spinning or experience in participating in and or judging prior acrobatic events.
• All finalists will be required to be available on the LIVE reveal broadcast date (June 1st). They will be asked to comment and participate in the conversation about the event prior to and after the reveal.
• All routines are required to be 3 minutes long at the max. Routines may be shorter than 3 minutes. You must make a song selection and submit a recording of your routine with music to by May 17th. Should there be any copyright issues for your song selection, we will overdub the routine with a similar royalty-free song. This will only happen should copyright issues occur before or after broadcast. Please choose or adjust your song to avoid any copyright issues prior to being broadcast live.
• All routines must use real dough. You may incorporate synthetic dough in your routine, but you will be docked 5 points off the total score of your routine if any synthetic dough is used. Acrobatic dough recipes will be made available upon request.
Scoring will be based on 5 categories: Difficulty; Dexterity & Handwork; Technique & Originality; Power Moves & Combos; and Entertainment Value
• All competitors and submissions, should they not make the finals, will be included in a montage videos of all competitors to be broadcast during the live reveal.
• All competitors give PMQ Inc., Pizza TV and the U.S. Pizza Team rights to use their likenesses, and routines online in websites, social media platforms and posts and print media.
• All finalists will get a mention in the print version of PMQ Pizza Magazine, as well as on the U.S. Pizza Team, Pizza TV and websites and Facebook pages. They will also receive a press release for personal distribution in their regional markets.

We are very excited for the ’21 Virtual Acrobatic Pizza Spinning Championships! It is time to get back out and start competing again. We look forward to seeing many great routines from new spinners, as well as seasoned veterans!


For more information about the VAPSC, rules and registration, visit, or contact Brian Hernandez at or 662-234-5481 x129.


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