Carl Cheffers will serve as the main referee for Super Bowl LVII, the NFL announced on Tuesday.
Cheffers received the award-winning mission for the second time in three seasons and the third in the past seven years. He was also the referee for Super Bowls LII and LV.
The league uses a variety of benchmarks to determine Super Bowl officials, including a season-long evaluation process as well as various seniority and eligibility requirements, including at least three credited seasons in as a referee, at least five credited seasons as a game official and previous. post-season experience on the field as a referee, not counting the current season.
Cheffers joined the NFL in 2000 as a side judge and was promoted to umpire in 2008. He is the second longest serving umpire in the NFL, behind Jerome Boger.
The rest of the crew:
Referee: Roy Ellison
Linesman: Jeff Bergman
Judge below: Jerod Phillips
Field judge: John Jenkins
Side Judge: Eugene Hall
Back Judge: Dino Paganelli
Replay: Mark Butterworth
Super Bowl LVII will be played on Sunday, February 12 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.