According to the Miami Herald, a referendum for public renovations to the Miami Dolphins’ Sun Life Stadium was rejected by the Florida state legislature in Tallahassee. Either Miami or San Francisco will be competing against Houston for the right to host Super Bowl LI in 2017.
NFL owners will vote on the sites of Super Bowl L and LI at their meetings in Boston from May 20-22. San Francisco and Miami are competing to host Super Bowl L. Houston will face the loser in the voting for Super Bowl LI.
Texans chairman and CEO Bob McNair said in February that he was optimistic about Houston’s chances to host the 51st Super Bowl. Houston hosted Super Bowl XXXVIII between the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers at Reliant Stadium in 2004. Camden Properties Chairman and CEO Richard “Ric” Campo is the chairman of Houston’s current Super Bowl committee.