Papa Gino’s and the New England Revolution to Kick-off “Play, Eat, Score” Contest for Youth Soccer Teams

The Program’s Fourth Year Will Feature Surprise Visits from Revolution Players,
 Papa Gino’s Pizza Parties and Prize Packs


DEDHAM, MA – Papa Gino’s and the New England Revolution are teaming up for a fourth consecutive year for the “Play, Eat, Score” contest. The contest awards five local New England youth soccer teams with the ultimate prize: a surprise visit from a Revolution player and a Papa Gino’s pizza party at their soccer practice.

“The Revolution are proud to once again partner with Papa Gino’s for the “Play, Eat, Score” contest,” said New England Revolution President, Brian Bilello. “Papa Gino’s has been a fantastic supporter of the Revolution and we are excited to be able to work with them again to give some of our young fans a chance to meet and learn from their Revolution heroes while enjoying Papa Gino’s pizza.”

Teams can be nominated to win “Play, Eat, Score” through an entry form that can be found online at, the official website of the Revolution. Coaches, family members and players are encouraged to enter their teams. Winners will be selected and awarded from April – June 2016.

Last year, the “Play, Eat, Score” program connected a number of Revolution stars with local youth soccer organizations. Players such as Darrius Barnes, Steve Neumann, Brad Knighton and Scott Caldwell attended a practice session of the winning teams, helping teach the young players some of the skills and drills that they learned on their path to becoming pros, while also delivering Papa Gino’s pizza to the teams.

“Papa Gino’s truly believes in this program,” said CEO Mark DeBlois. “It’s a great opportunity for youth athletes to meet and practice with their role models and enjoy a pizza party from New England’s hometown pizzeria.”

In addition to the surprise visit and Papa Gino’s Pizza Party, each winning team receives a prize pack that includes great items from both Papa Gino’s and the New England Revolution.

To enter your team to win, please visit and tell us why your team should have a Revolution player deliver the prize package to your practice.

Papa Gino’s, Inc.
Based in Dedham, Massachusetts, Papa Gino’s, Inc. is the parent company of Papa Gino’s and D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches.  Papa Gino’s, Inc. operates more than 300 company-owned and franchised Papa Gino’s, D’Angelo and dual-location restaurants and employs more than 5,000 people.  Both D’Angelo and Papa Gino’s are committed to providing high-quality products, attentive service, clean, convenient, attractive restaurants and a premium value experience for every guest.  The company culture, which is characterized by its values, a strong work ethic and the fair treatment of people, includes a large number of people who have spent their entire working lives in these restaurants, keeping the passion for excellence alive.  For more information about Papa Gino’s, Inc. and its brands, please visit

New England Revolution
The New England Revolution is one of Major League Soccer’s original clubs, having competed in the league’s inaugural season of 1996. The Revolution are owned and operated by the Kraft Family, which also owns and operates the New England Patriots of the National Football League, and Gillette Stadium. Commonly known as the Revs, the club has won the Eastern Conference Championship five times – including three straight from 2005 to 2007 – while advancing to the Eastern Conference Championship an MLS-record six straight years from 2002 until 2007. The Revolution, who won the 2007 U.S. Open Cup and the 2008 SuperLiga titles, are based in Foxborough, Massachusetts and play their home games at Gillette Stadium. For more information about the Revolution, please visit the club’s official website or interact with the Revs on their various social media platforms by using the hashtag #NERevs: Twitter (@NERevolution), Facebook (NERevolution), Google+ (+NERevolution), Instagram (NERevolution), Vine (NERevolution) and YouTube (NERevolutionSoccer)