Papa John’s, the first pizza company to offer nationwide online ordering for all of its U.S. delivery restaurants, is offering pizza and basketball lovers a slam dunk free pizza offer. Simply place an order of $15 or more between today and April 7 using promo code STATS at www.papajohns.com, and consumers will get a free pizza on their next order. To celebrate, Papa John’s has unveiled nationwide its new Double Layered Premium Pepperoni and Bacon pizza featuring two perfect layers of premium pepperoni and a layer of bacon. A large Double Layered Premium Pepperoni and Bacon pizza is available for a limited time for just $12 beginning today at Papa John’s restaurants nationwide, and online. “Papa John’s is excited to celebrate tournament time with a free pizza offer for our loyal fans,” said Bob Kraut, Papa John’s chief marketing officer. “And there’s no better way to begin to earn a free pizza than by trying our new Double Layered Premium Pepperoni pizza. We’ve teamed-up two of America’s favorite flavors for a pizza that is sure to be a slam dunk.” Iconic sports broadcaster Jim Nantz stars in a commercial touting the free pizza offer and Papa John’s online leadership position. The commercial, which begins airing today, features Nantz and Papa John’s founder, chairman and CEO John Schnatter, reminding consumers that Papa John’s was the first pizza company to offer nationwide online ordering. “This commercial does a great job reminding consumers that Papa John’s has been, and continues to be at the forefront of technological advances that meet the rapidly evolving demands of tech savvy consumers,” said Kraut. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third largest pizza delivery company. For 12 of the past 14 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, or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PapaJohns, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/PapaJohns.