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U.S. Bank Stadium News & Notes - October 30, 2015

View the latest aerial construction photos of U.S. Bank Stadium from all angles from October 14, 2015.

College Football Playoff Championship Game Announcement Coming Wednesday

An announcement from the College Football Playoff Wednesday will determine if U.S. Bank Stadium will host its third major event after opening in July 2016. Already slated to host Super Bowl LII in February 2018 and the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, the state-of-the-art facility is one of six vying for the 2020 College Football Playoff Championship game.

The first College Football Championship Game was held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas in January and had an estimated economic impact of $300 million dollars.

**Founding Partner CenturyLink Will Serve as Exclusive Communications Partner for U.S. Bank Stadium


The Vikings announced Monday that they and CenturyLink have agreed to a 10-year partnership that will make the newest founding partner the exclusive communications partner for U.S. Bank Stadium. The partnership will allow for stadium-wide internet access with 1,300 WiFi access points scattered throughout the stadium. In addition, they will be responsible for distributing content to the more than 2,000 high-definition televisions in the new downtown stadium.

"Because of this partnership and CenturyLink's technology, Vikings fans will be able to enjoy the ultimate game day connectivity and our organization will operate in an effective and efficient manner for many years moving forward," Vikings Owner/President Mark Wilf said.

One-Of-A-Kind U.S. Bank Stadium Experience Contest Underway

A contest is currently underway to give fans an opportunity to an ultimate experience for the first Minnesota Vikings game held at U.S. Bank Stadium. In addition to two game tickets, the winner will receive a one-of-kind on-field experience prior to the game's kickoff. Fans can enter the contest by clicking here.

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