Super Bowl LII

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Super Bowl LII
Super Bowl LII logo.png
Date February 4, 2018
Stadium U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TV in the United States
Network NBC
Radio in the United States
Network Westwood One

Super Bowl LII, the 52nd Super Bowl and the 48th modern-era National Football League (NFL) championship game, will decide the league champion for the 2017 NFL season. The game is scheduled to be held on February 4, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the second Super Bowl in Minneapolis, which previously hosted Super Bowl XXVI in 1992. The game will be televised in the United States by NBC.

Host-selection process[edit]

The U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where Super Bowl LII will be held.

On October 8, 2013, the league announced the following three host finalists:[1][2][3]

Minneapolis was selected at the league owners' meeting in Atlanta on May 20, 2014.[4]

Events[edit]

The 2018 Saint Paul Winter Carnival will conclude on Super Bowl Sunday. The carnival organizers will build a large ice palace to coincide with the Super Bowl festivities, as with the 1992 Minneapolis Super Bowl.[5] The ice palace is a special event that occurs about once a decade.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Orleans, Minneapolis, Indy finalists for Super Bowl LII". NBC. Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Three bid cities tabbed finalists to host Super Bowl LII". NFL.com. October 8, 2013. Retrieved February 11, 2014. NFL Media's Albert Breer reported Tuesday that the three bid cities for the game are Indianapolis, Minneapolis, and New Orleans, according to sources involved with the process. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed the news during his Tuesday news conference 
  3. ^ NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on future Super Bowls, expanding postseason. NFL.com. October 8, 2013. Event occurs at 1:05. Retrieved February 11, 2014. We will have three cities competing for Super Bowl LII: New Orleans, Minneapolis and Indianapolis 
  4. ^ Wells, Mike. "Minneapolis awarded Super Bowl in 2018". ESPN. 
  5. ^ McCardle, Ellery (February 6, 2017). "SB52: Ice palace returning to St. Paul's Winter Carnival". KARE-TV. Retrieved February 7, 2017. 
  6. ^ Melo, Frederick (May 24, 2014). "St. Paul hopes to cash in on Super Bowl with palace-sized plans". Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 

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