LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Bowl 50 is expected to be the most watched sporting event of the year, and Evite has a new indicator on which team has the edge. The company today released new data on the U.S. states with the most football-themed parties planned, and fans in Colorado and North Carolina are currently neck and neck.
Which team has the edge, Carolina Panthers or Denver Broncos?
The Carolina Panthers currently hold a narrow lead over the Denver Broncos, with 1,359 parties planned in North Carolina and 1,337 parties planned in Colorado. These numbers are expected to rise rapidly over the next few days as last-minute gatherings are planned, which could change the outcome. Evite's data on Super Bowl parties for these two states is being updated daily leading up to Game Day on Sunday, February 7 and posted at http://www.evite.com/c/football-faceoff-2016.
Which states have the most football fans overall?
The Top 10 U.S. States with the most football parties planned since December 28, 2015 are: California (6,009); Texas (2,759), Illinois (1,614); North Carolina (1,359); Colorado (1,337); Virginia (1,216); New Jersey (1,209); Florida (1,103); New York (1,084) and Georgia (1,065).
"Other than sideline tickets, there is no better way to watch the big game than in the company of family and friends," said Victor Cho, Chief Executive Officer of Evite. "Evite is excited to help football fans across the country get together to enjoy the game and each other."
Evite (www.evite.com) is the leading digital service for bringing people together. With a wide array of free, easy-to-use invitation designs and inspirational party-planning tools, the company has sent over 2 billion event invitations in its history, enabling approximately 3 billion unique face-to-face connections. Evite makes getting together effortless and more memorable for its 100+ million annual users, sending 20,000 invitations every hour and handling hundreds of millions of RSVPs every year. Launched in 1998, Evite is headquartered in Los Angeles and is a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, attributed to the Liberty Ventures Group (NASDAQ: LVNTA, LVNTB).