Indy Named Finalist For ’18 NFL Championship

Over 1 million people visited downtown Indianapolis during Super Bowl festivities in 2012.
Over 1 million people visited downtown Indianapolis during Super Bowl festivities in 2012.

Update

Wed., Oct. 9

The Super Bowl could be back in the Hoosier State.  Indianapolis and New Orleans, the sites of the past two Super Bowls, and Minneapolis are the three finalists to host the NFL championship game in 2018

The announcement was made yesterday and the final decision will come in May.

Original Post

Tuesday, October 8 @ 7:40 a.m.

The NFL will announce whether Indianapolis is a finalist to host the 2018 Super Bowl on Tuesday afternoon.

An advisory committee narrows down the list of contenders, then the winner is selected by NFL owners during their spring meeting in May.

Indianapolis is up against New Orleans, Tampa, Denver, Minneapolis, and possibly Miami.

City leaders announced intentions to bid for another Super Bowl after the 2012 event brought over 1 million visitors to downtown Indianapolis.

 

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