The Superbowl XLVI will, in the pages of history, be recorded as Superbowl’s forty sixth annual edition, and the National Football League’s forty second annual championship battle.
Occurring on the 5th of February this year(2012), interested parties that would like to know the Giants superbowl kickoff time at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis will be at 6:25 PM EST, 5:25 CST, when the berated championship is set to start. A battle with a series of firsts, not only will this be the first time in history for a Superbowl game to be held in Indianapolis, but also the first time in which the much anticipated game has been played in a retractable roof stadium, for two years in a row.
Hosting the 2012 Super Bowl location at Indianapolis is a first in history. This is also the first time that the patriots vs giants Super Bowl will be played in an indoor stadium.
So to be a witness of this fabled event is a definite must. Patriots Super Bowl XLVI will be the 46th annual edition of the Super Bowl in American football and will commence on February 5, 2012 at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was a successful bid by Indianapolis back in May 2008, besting Houston, Texas, and Arizona for the right to host.
The Lucas Oil Stadium is a multi-purpose sports stadium, a known venue for national football and basketball games, Marching Band competitions, and even for public concerts. It opened its doors to the public on August 24, 2008 with the objective of replacing the RCA Dome as the home field of the National Football League’s (NFL) Indianapolis Colts. Lucas Oil announced on February 28, 2006 that it purchased the naming rights of the stadium for over 20 years for a hefty amount of $121 million.
The Lucas Oil Stadium can seat up to 70,000 of the football fans during Super Bowl. To enhance your viewing experience, two massive Daktronics high definition scoreboards have been mounted in the northwest and southeast corners of the stadium. One unique feature of the stadium is the retractable roof that divides lengthwise into two retractable panels.
Indianapolis is being transformed in preparation for this much anticipated event. New hotels are being constructed to accommodate thousands of football fans that would flock to this downtown area. The local government is setting up some renovations so that the indoor tunnels and skywalks are completely in place to improve the commute in the city.
You can expect to have a wide selection of trendy shops and bars for your post-game entertainment. Start gearing up and mark the 2012 Super Bowl location in your travel map. See you at the Lucas Oil Stadium.