Papa Johnʼs scores Gophers’ partnership and “The Chasing Dreams Fund” for 2014-15 Football Season

Papa Johnʼs scores Gophers’ partnership and “The Chasing Dreams Fund” for 2014-15 Football Season

Minneapolis, Minnesota – Papa John’s International, Inc.(NASDAQ: PZZA) announced today they have established a partnership with the University of Minnesotaʼs Golden Gopher Football team through Gopher Sports Properties (Learfield Sports’ Gopher Sports Properties, multimedia rights holder for University of Minnesota Athletics). In Minnesota, Papa John’s has partnerships with the Vikings, Timberwolves, Twins, and Lynx.

Papa Johnʼs will provide Gopher fans, 40 percent off regular menu priced Large and Extra Large pizzas online the day after a Gophersʼ victory with the promo code “GophersWin”. In addition to the discount, $1 of these orders will be donated to the “Chasing Dreams Fund”, a new partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota to support kids with epilepsy, founded by Jerry and Rebecca Kill.

“We are excited to partner with both the Gophers and the Chasing Dreams Fund”, said Dennis Gerstner, operating partner of PJ Minnesota. “We are locally owned and operated, so being a part of this great initiative with the Gophers and the Chasing Dreams Fund is very important to us. Plus this will give Gophers fans a great deal to use on their pizzas on Sundays!”

About Papa John’s
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world’s third largest pizza delivery company. For 13 of the past 15 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 is the Official Pizza Sponsor of the National Football League and Super Bowl XLVIII. For more information about the Company or to order pizza online, visit Papa John’s at www.papajohns.com, visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PapaJohns, or on Twitter at http://twitter.com/PapaJohns.