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Papa John's is Official Partner of Duke Athletics
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 07/26/2012
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DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke University Athletic Department today announced Papa John’s as the newest Official Partner of Blue Devils Athletics. The five-year collaboration includes stadium signage, broadcast and online presence, in-venue concession sales during football games played at Wade Wallace Stadium and basketball games held in Cameron Indoor Stadium as well as many other university sporting events. 

In celebration of  the partnership announced by Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) and Duke University, North Carolina state residents will enjoy exceptional quality specials from Papa John’s Pizza as well as an exclusive offer with each Blue Devils home victory on the gridiron and hardwood.  From the first whistle blow, this football season, to the final buzzer of the 2012-2013 basketball campaign, Blue Devils’ fans will be rewarded with a 50% discount off their entire online order, at regular menu price, the day following a home Duke football or home men’s basketball win, by using the promo code BLUEDEVILS at

To add to the excitement and anticipation of a winning season, Papa John’s is providing all Blue Devils’ fans and North Carolina residents an early opportunity to enjoy this discount.  Starting this Thursday (July 26) through Sunday (July 29), any regularly menu priced order will receive a 50% discount when using the BLUEDEVILS promo code online at! To enjoy more Signature Extras found only at Papa John’s, when you order online, register for Papa Rewards – the only online customer loyalty program offered by a national pizza chain.  Sign up today to start earning free pizza fast. 

“Duke University is a world-class academic institution with a top-notch athletic department and Papa John’s is the pizza quality leader known for ‘Better Ingredients. Better Pizza.’” said Mike Smith, Operations Vice President for Papa John’s in the Carolinas. “We have long admired the Blue Devils’ athletic program as an organization that embodies the same high standards we do. As an Official Partner of Duke Athletics, we look forward to cheering the Blue Devils on to victory each and every game. We’re especially proud to have the opportunity to reward all the passionate Blue Devils’ fans.”

“Duke Athletics continues to strive for excellence in everything we do and to add Papa John’s to our corporate partner lineup matches that goal,” said Mike Sobb, Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs with Duke Athletics. “For Papa John’s to offer our fans the highest quality product and then to jump right in with this incredible offer shows how serious they are about being part of our team.”

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

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