Levi’s Stadium has become a mecca for the 49er faithful, a shining tribute to everything that makes Silicon Valley what it is, as well as a place to create new football legends.
But how familiar are you with the 1.85-million-square-foot stadium? To find out, gather your friends and take our trivia quiz.
1 Let’s start with the fundamentals. How many seats are available to Levi’s fans?
d) 100,000 for the Niners’ game against the Seattle Seahawks.
2 Levi’s is known for its cutting-edge technology, including free WiFi. Levi’s has how many miles of data cable, and how many of them are dedicated to WiFi?
a) 9,000 miles of cable, with 550 miles dedicated to WiFi
b) 900 miles of cable, 400 of which is for WiFi
c) 400 miles of cable, with 70 miles dedicated to WiFi
d) 1,200 miles of cable, 300 miles for WiFi
3 What would you find if you went to the top of the SAP Tower at Levi’s?
a) A 27,000-square-foot “green roof” planted with 16 native plant species
b) A pool and spa where players can relax in between games and after practices.
c) A private suite and residence for the York Family, the 49ers’ owners.
d) It’s a closely guarded secret.
4 Where and what is the Faithful Farm?
a) A private cemetery in Colma for 49er players, coaches, and staff’s deceased pets
b) The Stockton training camp of the San Francisco 49ers until 2003.
c) A 9,000-square-foot vegetable garden on the NRG Solar Terrace
d.) A metaphor for where former 49ers players go after they retire.
5 Levi’s Stadium is more than just the home of the San Francisco 49ers. It also serves as a venue for concerts and events, some of which require more seating. In 2015, a record 76,796 people packed Levi’s Stadium to watch… what?
a) Kamala Harris and Mike Pence’s first vice-presidential debate
b) A Metallica show
WrestleMania 31 c)
d) Monster Truck Mash-up
6 The 49ers crowd is known for its white wine and sushi, but hot dogs continue to be the most popular item in a venue with plenty of options. How many hot dogs are sold at an average game if Joey Chestnut isn’t there?
7 Which two teams played the first game at Levi’s Stadium?
a) Carolina Panthers vs. San Francisco 49ers
b) 49ers vs. Cowboys
c) San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago
d) None of the preceding
8 The Niners have their own app that helps fans in a variety of ways. What is the app unable to do?
a) Assist fans in finding their seats
b) Locate the restrooms with the shortest lines.
c) Have food brought to your seat.
d) Display a photograph on one of the massive screens.
9 There is no excuse for fans to miss kickoff. What happens three times — 90 minutes, one hour, and thirty minutes before the start of each game?
a) The stadium lights flash on and off, just like in a movie theater.
b) The Gold Rush, the 49 cheerleaders, race around the field holding signs with the time until kickoff.
c) The sound of a foghorn
d) Text messages are sent out
10 There are 165 suites in the stadium. What makes the wood in the Citrix Owners Suites unique?
a) It came from Candlestick Park.
b) It’s made of reclaimed wood from a nearby airplane hangar.
c) It comes from an ancient redwood grove, where a tree fell during a severe storm.
d) It is not wood; it is a resin that resembles wood.
11 The 49ers museum, which features ten distinct “rooms,” including a recreation of legendary Bill Walsh’s office, is not to be missed. What is the total number of Lombardi Super Bowl trophies on display?
a) None. Each winning Super Bowl team receives the Lombardi Trophy, which is then returned to the National Football Hall of Fame for safekeeping.
b) There are three
12 One of the museum’s most popular exhibits is a life-size statue of a player reenacting a famous event. Which one has the most fans?
a.) John Walsh being carried on the shoulders of teammates following his first Super Bowl victory
b) Dwight Clark pulling off “the catch”
c) Terrell Owens putting on a show for the Dallas Cowboys’ “star”
d) Steve Young tripping over the goal line
1a. Whether the despised Seahawks are in town or not, 65,000 seats are available.
Levi’s is hardwired for action. All of Levi’s technological advantages are supported by miles of cable.
3a. The green roof, which is irrigated with reclaimed water, helps to cool the stadium by planting native flora.
4c. The Faithful Farm is a vegetable garden that produces 7,500 pounds of crops per year, supplying tomatoes, summer squash, eggplants, herbs, and other seasonal vegetables used in game preparation. Excess produce is donated to feed the hungry.
5c. Although WrestleMania claims 180 more people attended than the stadium, the event was a success by any measure and remains the largest Levi’s has ever hosted.
6a. Approximately 50,000 fans attend each home game.
7d. It was a football game, but not an American football game. The Seattle Sounders were defeated by the San Jose Earthquakes.
8d. No, the app is not linked to that.
9c. A foghorn will sound every half hour until kickoff. It also announces the start of the second half and blasts for each touchdown.
10b.The wood was salvaged from a Moffett Field airplane hangar.
11d. The 49ers have won five Super Bowls and have a trophy for each of them.
12b. One of the most popular statues at the museum is Dwight Clark’s gravity-defying catch from Joe Montana in the 1981 NFC Championship game. The score gave the Niners a one-point lead over the Dallas Cowboys with less than a minute remaining. A sack and fumble recovery sealed the win, sending the Niners to their first Super Bowl and launching a dynasty.
0 to 4 correct: You’ve probably heard of football.
5-8: Your seat on the bench is ready.
9-12: Put on your suit. You’re all set to go.