This year's Super Bowl is almost upon us. The sporting mega event is happening this Sunday. The event will be streaming on CBS starting 6:30 am EST. If you haven't been keeping up, here is everything important that you need to know about this year's super bowl.
This year's Super Bowl will be taking place at Raymond James Stadium, Florida. Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be the first team to play the Super Bowl at the home ground. The odds of home advantage was neutralized by covering all the Buccaneers side.
The stadium also boasts a pirate ship at one end zone, with cannons that traditionally fire every time the Bucs score. However, on Sunday, the only time we can see the cannon firing will be when the Bucs are introduced before the game.
The crowd at the venue will be limited due to the COVID restriction. The venue will have 25,000 fans and 30,000 cutoffs. One-Third of the spectators will be the vaccinated health officials who have won a free trip to Sunday's Megaevent.
Despite the fairly large size of the crowd, noting the circumstances, the stadium will still be simulating artificial crowd sound to simulate a full packed stadium.
Half time Performance:
Popular Canadian singer, The Weeknd will be performing at this year's super bowl Half time show. His biggest hit has been Binding Lights2019.
He has been extremely popular among fans for his performances and has been hitting the billboards consistently.
However, unlike other years, there won't be thousands of staffers pouring onto the field to assemble the stage, this year. followed by hundreds of invited fans.
The Weeknd may set foot on the field during his show, but otherwise, it will all take place on a stage constructed in the stands.
Super Bowl every year sees advertisers pulling tricks up their sleeves to impress thousands of spectators. This year will be no different. The Super Bowl Ads this year cost $5.5 for a 30-second spot.
The Super Bowl Broadcaster CBS reports, Some long-time advertisers opting out of this year's Super Bowl LV, including veteran players like Coke and Pepsi.
Marketing experts note that advertisers who will appear in the game may need to walk a fine line with their brand messaging, with Northwestern University business professor Derek Rucker describing the situation akin to "icebergs in the water."
What is different about this year's Super Bowl?
This year's super bowl will be much quieter than previous years. However, that's not the only difference.
The long-running parties and concerts for the fans will just be limited to the Super Bowl Experience being the only official festive event.
The visiting teams will be arriving at the venue on Saturday while the Bucs enjoy the privilege of avoiding any long-distance travel.
What so special about this year's Super Bowl?
Super Bowl is always special. However, the most notable special this year should be a woman officiating in the SuperBowl for the First time.
Sarah Thomas will become the first woman to officiate in a Super Bowl, six years after becoming the NFL's first full-time female official.