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Drew Brees and Verizon Host "Race to the Super Bowl" Event For Fans

Winning team won tickets to Super Bowl XLVII


QB Drew Brees and Verizon hosted 140 fans for a "Race to the Super Bowl" event in New Orleans on Monday afternoon.

Teams of four participated in an interactive adventure hunt through the French Quarter, completing technology-based, NFL-oriented challenges on Verizon devices for a chance to win four tickets to Super Bowl XLVII.

The event started at the Riverview Room, located on the New Orleans riverfront.

Verizon is hosting 10 events in New Orleans prior to the Super Bowl to honor the 10th time that the Crescent City has hosted the game. Check out more info on all events here.

"I think it's awesome that Verizon would host an event like this for our fans," said Drew Brees. "The NOLA 10 events are a nice way to honor the 10th time that New Orleans will host a Super Bowl. It recognizes what a unique venue this is to host the Super Bowl."

After the race, all participants were greeted by Punter Thomas Morstead and Team Ambassador Michael Lewis in the Riverview Room.

Morstead and Lewis announced the winners at the end of the night. The team that finished third place won Drew Brees signed mini helmets. The second place team earned Monster headphones and copies of Madden 2013.

The first place team of Katie McCluskey, Sue Target, Angel Kehoe and Toya Layman won the set of Super Bowl tickets.

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