If you love eating pizza, and you have a pretty big stomach, have you ever considered taking part in a pizza eating competition? You should check out some of these pizza eating challenges scattered all over New York State.

Throughout history many have enjoyed pizza. In Sardinia, French and Italian archaeologists have found bread baked over 7,000 years ago. Records of people adding other ingredients to bread to make it more flavorful can be found throughout ancient history. Some of the first pizzas were just simple pizzas.

Some commentators have suggested that the origins of modern pizza can be traced to pizzarelle, which were kosher for Passover cookies eaten by Roman Jews after returning from the synagogue on that holiday, though some also trace its origins to other Italian paschal breads."

Either way, we no pizza is delicious.

It's no secret New York State is known for our pizza. Rent.com recently reported that Rochester is the best city in the country for pizza. Not just the state of New York, but the country. Food and Wine recently released a list of "The Best Pizza In Every State" for the United States. When it came to New York, which landed number 3 on the list, O'Scugnizzo's of Utica made the cut. So honestly, New York is a pretty big deal when it comes to pizza.

These following challenges will test your stomach. Not only is there massive slices you need to get through in a timed manner, some of these challenges also have entire pizzas you need to finish. Get your bibs ready, and appetite, and take part in these 11 New York State Pizza Challenges:

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