Super Bowl 49 Awarded to Arizona: February 2015
GLENDALE, AZ - Itís official: Arizona will host Super Bowl XLIX in 2015, according to the National Football League.
The decision was just announced around 10:15 a.m. Tuesday.
It came down to either Glendale, Ariz. or Tampa, Fla. hosting the festivities in 2015.
Members of the Arizona Super Bowl host committee were in Houston to make their pitch.
Arizona last hosted the game in 2008 when the New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots, 17-14.
Tampa hosted the game in 1984, 1991, 2001 and 2009.
NFL announces Arizona will host Super Bowl XLIX in 2015