The Empire State Building, top, backdrops Roman numerals for the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game during sunrise at Pier A Park in Hoboken, N.J., Tuesday,. The Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos are scheduled to play Sunday at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Locally, football fans can watch the game at the Backbone Lounge or Palmer Theater at Fort Hood.

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Fort Hood offers two options for football fans looking to watch the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks battle for the title of “world champions” Sunday.

The Backbone Lounge’s Super Bowl party caps off a season of weekly football watch parties at the event space, which have seen steady crowds, said Shelly Damo, commercial sales manager.

There is no cover charge to attend, and all over the age of 18 are welcome to join the party.

Doors open at 4 p.m.

In addition to the usual sale of food and beverages, the party will feature a raffle, with an iPad 2 serving as the grand prize.

“There will be mini games throughout (the party) to win jerseys and other prizes,” Damo said. These friendly competitions will include a football toss and a race to match-up each National Football League quarterback with his team.

Up to 200 people can fill the space for Super Bowl Sunday, and as many are expected to attend.

For those seeking a family-friendly options, Army & Air Force Exchange Service has you covered. It will host its yearly Super Bowl watch party at Palmer Theater.

The theater will open its doors at 3 p.m. to crowds of all ages, who are encouraged to watch the show on the theater’s 35-foot high screen.

Food and beer specials will be a highlight, along with door prizes.

Super Bowl kickoff is around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Contact Madison Lozano​ at or 254-501-7552.

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