How long will it take before Tampa Bay is in the Super Bowl?
And how how long will it take before the Super Bowl is in Tampa Bay?
Evidently, the race has begun. And who knows? Maybe both can be ready in another 4-5 years.
According to reports, Tampa Bay is among four cities who lead the contenders for the Super Bowls of 2019 and 2020. Voting will take place next May.
Tampa Bay has been host to the Super Bowl four times in its past, and they have been among the game’s most iconic championships. The Raiders beat the Redskins in Super Bowl XVIII, the Giants beat the Bills in Super Bowl XXV, Ravens beat the Giants in Super Bowl XXXV, and the Steelers beat the Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII.
Tampa Bay has not hosted for the last seven Super Bowls, however. Cities vie to host Super Bowls because of economic impact and civic pride. Most of the game tickets are sold to out-of-towners, however.
The competition will be stiff for Raymond James Stadium. Also in the running for those two Super Bowls are New Orleans and Miami, which have hosted the game 10 times, and Atlanta, which has not hosted since 2000.