Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The 'Tucson Hunger Games' Are This Sunday

Posted By on Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:55 AM

Want to watch a bunch of high school football players try to eat way more than they should? If so, the Tucson Hunger Games event taking place this Sunday, Aug. 19, might be right up your alley.

From the press release announcing the event:

Shlomo & Vito’s New York Delicatessen and Pizza Kitchen will host “Tucson Hunger Games” in the Courtyard of Plaza Colonial on Sun. August 19 at 6 p.m. The Ultimate Man vs. Food Competition is part of their celebration of their Grand Re-Opening efforts.

Local high school football teams will compete for their chance to win $500. Players from each school will compete in 4 Quarters with four rounds of food.

Round 1: Matzoballs
Round 2: Hotdogs
Round 3: Shlomo & Vito’s NY Style Pizza
Round 4: Keylime Pie
Overtime: Shlomo & Vito’s Cheese Fries (if there is a tie breaker)

The High School Football Player who eats the most in the competition will win $500 for his school’s football program.

The event is open to the public and admission is free. Plaza Colonial is located at 2870 E. Skyline Drive.

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