The Super Bowl frenzy in New York and New Jersey was palpable. The #1 Offensive team, Denver Broncos led by the legendary Peyton Manning, going up against the #1 Defense in the League, the Legion of Boom, the Seattle Seahawks. New York was hosting Super Bowl boulevard and New Jersey was hosting the actual game in Met Life stadium.
It was the first time in Super Bowl history the big game was being played in an open dome stadium in a cold city. In short, it was a once in a lifetime opportunity for anyone that was able to see the game live. Unfortunately tickets were going for close to $2,000 a pop and so many didn’t even dare to dream to be there, they would indeed need to wait until their next lifetime. But then on the Thursday before Super Bowl Sunday, Kars4Kids began to give hope to so many…
Kars4Kids tweeted out:
The entry was quick and easy, plus the winner would be announced in less than 24 hours, so the agonizing wait would be bearable. There were close to 2,000 entries in less than 24 hours and the excitement from the contestants was electrifying. Click on these comments below:
All you had to do was tweet out:
And then on Friday, January 31st, 2014 @ 1:30pm came the moment of truth. And the lucky winner is:
A few thousand hearts sank but one soared as Jason T. from Virginia received an email that clinched his life. After the initial shock was over, the lucky guy showed real class and character by deciding to take his girlfriend even though he was rooting for the Broncos and she was rooting for the Seahawks! No use that 6th sense always on the money!
The tickets were overnighted along with some Kars4Kids swag:
The view from Section 148 / Row 21 was awesome:
Super Bowl Sunday rolled around and as kick off was getting closer the Kars4Kids marketing team were mobilizing to “dip in the dark” and capture an “Oreo” moment. Check out the highlights below: