The Super Bowl Experience Presented by Toyota is the ultimate heaven for football lovers and NFL fans. But what’s another part of the event that’s equally as exciting? The Auction.

Happening from Wednesday to Saturday during Super Bowl weekend at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, this is one of the most eclectic events surrounding Super Bowl.

Kids Under 12 Are Free At The Super Bowl Experience

According to the NFL’s website, this is a “football theme park.” It’s the perfect spot to take children because of a few reasons.

  1. This event is free for kids ages 12 and under
  2. There are tons of interactive experiences for kids of all ages

Fun Activations For Everyone At The Super Bowl Experience

Boasting an array of interactive experiences meant for football enthusiasts of every age, attendees can immerse themselves in the Nickelodeon “fun zone” featuring a SpongeBob SquarePants theme complete with a whimsical pineapple bouncy house and beloved character photo ops.

Along with the Nickelodeon fun zone, there’s also other NFL activations like the 40-yard dash, the bench press competition, the field goal experience and so much more. Each corner of the convention center has a flashy booth, adorned with video wall signs that advertise the plethora of activities available for people to participate in.

There are also autograph signings from athletes across the entire NFL. Overall, the Super Bowl Experience is a splendid place to relish in football fabulousness while giving the kids a fun activity to participate in.

The Auction Is An Amazing Part Of The Experience

The auction is another major part of the Super Bowl Experience. Hunt Auctions will be the company overseeing the auction. Placed in the middle of the convention center, glass cases filled with football memorabilia await eager bidders.

It’s amazing to see history sit in front of your eyes. And for many collectors, this is a must-see event. Some of the major collections that attendees will be able to see are from the Anthony Muñoz Collection and the Johnny Unitas Collection.

We were able to check out the Super Bowl Experience early. So, we want to give you a list of the coolest auction items we saw at this year’s Super Bowl Experience in Las Vegas! Scroll down below to see these awesome items.

  • A Signed Matt Groening To Johnny Unitas

    Matt Groening autographed The Simpsons production cel inscribed to Johnny Unitas

    This is a photo signed by Matt Groening, the creator of the famous show “The Simpsons.” This particular photo is an original hand-painted animation used in production. This episode actually used Johnny Unitas’ voice and “likeness,” according to the auction’s website. The photo is signed, “Your Pal, Matt Groening.”

    On the lower portion of the photo, you can see a hand-drawn Bart Simpson with the words “To Johnny Unitas! Thanks, Man!!” The starting bid for this is just over $650. But, it could go up in the next few days.

  • Oakland Raiders Rose Bowl Pennant

    Oakland Raiders Rose Bowl Pennant

    Since this is Raiders country, we had to throw this in here. This original 1977 pennant is from the 1977 Super Bowl XI match between The Oakland Raiders and The Minnesota Vikings. This is the game where the Raiders defeated the Vikings by the score of 32-14 to win their first Super Bowl, according to a previous auction listing

    This is a must-have item for any Raider fan. Fun fact: This was the earliest Super Bowl game scheduled during the calendar year. This is a cool piece of Raider history that serves as a reminder of the grit and determination behind the team. 

  • 2002 Coors Light Raiders Can


    This 2002 Coors Light can is the perfect piece of memorabilia for any Raider fan. Along with that, this can is signed by #80, which is the famous Jerry Rice.

    Rice played for the Raiders from 2001 – 2004, and he’s one of the most-famous players in the NFL. Having this piece of Raiders glory is the perfect addition to any “watch party” den.

  • 1953 Johnny Unitas University of Louisville Letterman's Certificate

    1953 Johnny Unitas University of Louisville letterman's certificate

    This certificate is from 1953 and it’s Johnny Unitas University of Louisville letterman’s certificate.

    According to the auction’s listing, Johnny Unitas received this letterman certificate while playing at University of Louisville football program. After this, the Steelers drafted Unitas, starting his iconic football career.  

    The auction post says, “He would lead the Colts through some of the most memorable seasons in NFL history. Light toning with some minor scrapbook residue on back.”

  • Signed Drew Brees Jersey

    Signed Drew Brees Jersey

    Drew Bree’s epic football career is an example of leadership, record-breaking plays and resilience. He precision passing abilities were just amazing. Plus, breaking the record for passing yards and most career completions is another cherry on top of his career sundae.

    This signed jersey is a cool piece of memorabilia that will make any man cave elevated. Having any signed jersey is truly a must-have when it comes to football memorabilia collections.

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