The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers are scheduled to meet in Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, Feb. 11. The game is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT.
Kansas City comes into the game after a 17-10 win against the Baltimore Ravens during the AFC Championship Game on Jan. 28. Patrick Mahomes threw for 241 yards and a touchdown in the win, and Travis Kelce caught 11 passes for 116 yards and a touchdown. The 2024 Super Bowl marks Kansas City’s sixth Super Bowl appearance, and the Chiefs won three previous times (2022, 2019, 1969 seasons).
San Francisco enters the contest following a 34-31 victory over the Detroit Lions during the NFC Championship Game on Jan. 28. SF 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy threw for 267 yards and one touchdown during the victory, and Christian McCaffrey rushed for 90 yards and two touchdowns. Super Bowl LVIII represents the eighth Super Bowl appearance for the 49ers, and the franchise previously won the Super Bowl five times (1994, 1989, 1988, 1984, 1981 seasons).
Super Bowl referee, officiating crew
The NFL announced the officiating crew and referee for Super Bowl LVIII on Jan. 23. Here is the officiating crew:
Referee: Bill Vinovich
Umpire: Terry Killens
Down judge: Patrick Holt
Line judge: Mark Perlman
Field judge: Tom Hill
Side judge: Allen Baynes
Back judge: Brad Freeman
Replay official: Mike Chase
This is Vinovich’s third Super Bowl. He was previously the referee for the 2020 Super Bowl (Kansas City vs. San Francisco) and the 2015 Super Bowl (New England vs. Seattle).
Killens marks the first person to both play in a Super Bowl and officiate a Super Bowl. In the 2000 Super Bowl, Killens had one tackle on special teams for the Tennessee Titans vs. the St. Louis Rams. The Rams beat the Titans 23-16. Killens played in the NFL from 1996-2002.