Super Bowl XLIV Facts
SITE: Dolphin Stadium DATE: February 7, 2010 GAME TIME: 6:00 PM (ET) SUPER BOWL HOST CITIES (I – XLIV): South Florida (10) New Orleans (9) Los Angeles (7) Tampa Bay (4) San Diego (3) Arizona (2) Atlanta (2) Detroit (2) Houston (2) Jacksonville (1) Minneapolis (1) San Francisco (1) FUTURE SUPER BOWL SITES: Super Bowl XLV, North Texas, February 6, 2011 Super Bowl XLVI, Indianapolis, February 5, 2012 Super Bowl XLVII, New Orleans, February, 2013 DOLPHIN STADIUM CAPACITY: 74,000 SUPER BOWL XLIV TICKET BREAKDOWN: League office: 25.2% AFC Champion: 17.5% NFC Champion: 17.5% Other 29 clubs: 34.8% (1.2% each) Host team: 5 % TELEVISION COVERAGE: CBS (17th Super Bowl) Super Bowls I, II, IV, VI, VIII, X, XII, XIV, XVI, XVIII, XXI, XXIV, XXVI, XXXV, XXXVIII, XLI, XLIV. RADIO COVERAGE: Westwood One Radio Sports (English), Univision Radio (Spanish) TELEVISION AUDIENCE FOR SUPER BOWL XLIII: Last year’s game was the most watched program in television history, with 151.6 million viewers in the United States. The game was broadcast to 230 countries and territories in 34 different languages. Broadcasters from 14 countries called the game live from Raymond James Stadium. MEDIA ACCREDITATION FOR SUPER BOWL XLIII: 633 media organizations were accredited to cover Super Bowl XLIII, the most in Super Bowl history. 4,589 journalists were credentialed from 28 countries, the most countries ever represented at a Super Bowl. POSTSEASON PAYCHECKS FOR PLAYERS – 2009 SEASON: Wild Card Game (Div. Winner) $21,000 ($20,000 in 2008) (Other playoff teams) $19,000 ($18,000 in 2008) Divisional Playoff Game $21,000 ($20,000 in 2008) Conference Championship Game $38,000 ($37,500 in 2008) Super Bowl (Winning Team) $83,000 ($78,000 in 2008) (Losing Team) $42,000 ($40,000 in 2008) Pro Bowl (Winning Team) $45,000 (same as 2008) (Losing Team) $22,500 (same as 2008) HOME TEAM: The AFC CHAMPION will occupy the South sideline (press box side) and wear its choice of jerseys. AFC TEAM HOTEL: Marriott Harbor Beach Resort, Ft. Lauderdale AFC PRACTICE SITE: Miami Dolphins Facility NFC TEAM HOTEL: Intercontinental Miami NFC PRACTICE SITE: University of Miami
To the winner go the spoils!
Cost of the Vince Lombardi Trophy: $25,000 Maker of the Vince Lombardi Trophy: Tiffany & Co. of New York Cost of Super Bowl Rings: The NFL pays for up to 150 rings at $5,000 per ring (plus adjustments for increases in gold and diamonds). The league also pays for 150 pieces of jewelry for the losing team which may not cost more than one-half the price set for the Super Bowl ring.