The three-hour live special begins Sunday, Feb. 7 at 3 p.m. ET and is available for free on Facebook (@SHAQ) and through SHAQBowl.com. It is also reproduced by LiveXLive on over 20 other platforms, including LiveXLive, YouTube, Twitch, TikTok, Twitter and many others.
The big game seems very different than in the past. In the absence of face-to-face events, I decided to partner with Mercari to bring the SHAQ Bowl to life and connect fans across America on the biggest sports Sunday ever, Shaquille O’Neal said. We have celebrities taking on viral challenges and a superstar musical lineup for our halftime show. Get ready for the most exciting and action-packed launch ever!
Shaq’s Fun Home will also be back in the SHAQ Bowl. Participating in the competition will be the famous Terrell Owens, four-time pro gamer Chad Ochocinco Johnson and Sarah Walsh, with an unprecedented lineup of distinguished guests.
The SHAQ Bowl Halftime Show presented by Pepsi Stronger Together will feature multi-platinum artists Migos, DJ Diesel and special guest superstar TBA for a one-of-a-kind performance. In addition, Pepsi presents Restaurant Battle, featuring four local Tampa restaurants competing live on the SHAQ Bowl for a $10,000 grant.
The Corona® brand brings the spirit of the beach and the excitement of game days to fans as the Official Beer and Strong Seltzer Bowl SHAQ. Papa John’s® introduces a brand new epic stuffed crust with an epic performance by Bryson Tiller presented by Papa John’s. Fans of the house do what moves them and enjoy the BACARDÍ Coco Conga, the official cocktail of the SHAQ Bowl.
The SHAQ Cup is contested by two teams: Team Kansas City and Team Tampa Bay.
Team Kansas City – Diplo, Ezekiel Elliott, Olivia Culpo, Quavo, Steve-O, Miz
Team Tampa Bay – Anthony Anderson, Drew McIntyre, Nellie, Offset, Tim Tebow, Vinny Harlow
Mercari presents the SHAQ Bowl Celebrity Challenges live from Tampa:
PassTheBall Challenge presented by Mercari – A sports obstacle course featuring football, basketball, Golf and more
Dodgeball Celebrities – Get ready for the ultimate dodgeball game
Hot Wing Challenge Presented by Truff – Shaquille O’Neal will find out who can handle the heat in this hot wing battle with Truff’s
Tug Hot Sauce-Of-War Presented by JCPenney – The biggest showdown will be led by Shaquille O’Neal
Dance Challenge Presented by Aéropostale – Shaquille O’Neal will act as referee, As the teams take to the dance floor,
Six-Pack Challenge Presented by Emsculpt Neo – Witness the celebrity duel on the field….Top Challenge to determine which team has the most guts and which celebrity has the strongest core
sauce presented by Skillshare – Bring all the boys onto the field with a day-long skills test led by celebrity R&B singer Milkshake and chef Kelis
Surf’s Up Challenge presented by Nautica – An ocean-inspired challenge that tests which team can last the longest on a mechanical surfboard.