Slice of Americana 2014

Slice of Americana Pizza Competition set for 4th of July in Oxford, Mississippi

The winner will receive a free trip to Italy

At the heart of the Americana Music Triangle—that tiny, musically fertile slice of the globe from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans—is Oxford, Mississippi, which is also the home of PMQ Pizza Magazine. Music fans and pizza lovers alike will celebrate Independence Day here at the Slice of Americana Pizza Competition, a pizza-making contest with live music and fun and games for the family. To be held as part of the 4th of July ceremonies in Oxford, the event is open to the public. The winner of the pizza culinary competition will win a free trip to Italy with the U.S. Pizza Team to compete in the World Pizza Championships in 2015. A panel of expert judges will choose the overall winner while a people’s choice award will also be presented.

For a full listing of rules or to participate, please submit the following information by June 15, 2014. You can also fax the following form to (662) 234-0665 or mail it to Melanie Addington, PMQ Pizza Magazine, 612 McLarty Road, Oxford MS, 38655. Once you have signed up, we will provide more details on the actual competition, ovens and more. You will be asked to submit more detail on your pizza and biographical information before the competition. Competing pizzerias will be chosen on a first come, first serve basis. There is a $100 fee to enter the competition, there will only be a traditional pizza category.