March 25-27, 2025 |
Las Vegas Convention Center

Ooni Pizza Throwdown


2024 Information Coming Soon

Ooni supports the dreams and aspirations of pizzaioli around the world.
We are proud to present the Ooni Pizza Throwdown at the International Pizza Expo as an opportunity for pizza makers of every skill level to showcase their talents.

The Ooni Pizza Throwdown will have two divisions, Traditional and Pan. Each competition will be limited to 15 entrants in each category. Entrants may only compete in one category. Pizzas will be made in an entrant’s choice of Ooni oven – either Ooni Koda 16 (Natural Gas) or Ooni Volt 12 (Electric.) Traditional pizzas can be any style cooked directly on the stone. Pan can be any style cooked in a pan or sheet.

NOTE: You must register as an attendee before you can enter the Ooni Pizza Throwdown. Registration for the competition may be completed online while you register.

2024 Schedule

Wednesday, March 20
Location – Comp A

9:00 AM–1:00 PM: Pan & Traditional Divisions (15 competitors each Division)

Winner Prizes

Winners in each category will win a cash prize of USD $3,000.00 and up to USD $2,000.00 of Ooni products available on

Past Winners

  • 1st Place
    Ryan Thompson – 42.56
  • 2nd Place
    Jeff Taylor – 42.19
  • 3rd Place
    Matt Hickey – 41.81