Software & Apps Apps Microsoft's Best Football and Super Bowl Templates and Printables Get ready for an epic Super Bowl party by Cindy Grigg Writer Cindy Grigg is a former freelance contributor to Lifewire and a productivity writer who teaches Microsoft Office software to students and pros. our editorial process Cindy Grigg Updated on February 21, 2020 Microsoft Office Apps Best Apps Tweet Share Email Whether you are gearing up for Super Bowl season, a local game, or any other American football event, consider taking your game up a notch with one of many free templates from Microsoft. Keep in mind that Microsoft templates are backward-compatible, meaning you can use templates made for Office versions older than yours but not newer. You will see which version the templates are made for when you click through the link to Microsoft's download page. 01 of 08 Free American Football Templates for Fans, Office Pools, and Party Planners Christopher Futcher / Getty Images Rather than visiting the Office Online templates site, you now need to find templates through each program's interface. You can preview and connect quickly with the best available. Hopefully, these templates and printables help you get ready and enjoy the event with your family, friends, co-workers, or rivals! 02 of 08 Football Referee Party Flyer Template or Printable for Microsoft Word Microsoft This Football Referee Party Flyer Template or Printable for Microsoft Word beckons guests to your party with a catchy phrase but you can always customize the message as well. Looking for a referee image? The previous slide shows a PowerPoint slide image that can be copied and pasted to your Word flyer. In Word, select File > New. From there, search for this template by name. 03 of 08 Football Party Invitation Announcement Template for Microsoft Publisher Microsoft Made for Microsoft's desktop publishing program, this Football Party Invitation Announcement Template for Microsoft Publisher is a great way to experience that tool if you have not yet tried it. In Publisher, select File > New. From there, search for this template by keyword. 04 of 08 Most Football Team Spirit Award Certificate Template or Printable for Word Microsoft Your football party may need some awards, whether they are taken seriously or given out ironically. Send awards digitally or print a few out. This template is free and has a vintage: Most Football Team Spirit Award Certificate Template for Word. In Word, select File > New. From there, search for this template by name. 05 of 08 Coach's Chalkboard Template or Printable for PowerPoint Microsoft Use this Coach's Chalkboard Template or Printable for Microsoft PowerPoint as part of a presentation print it out for a creative party decoration. As with all templates, you can customize elements such as adding your own message to the board. Open PowerPoint, then choose File > New. From there, search for this template by keyword. 06 of 08 Football Pool Scorecard Template for Microsoft Word Microsoft Running a competition or wager on the upcoming game? Keep track of favorite teams with this simple Football Scorecard Template for Microsoft Word. The grid layout provides a structure you can embellish with clip art or personalized headings. In Word, select File > New. From there, search for this template by name. 07 of 08 Super Bowl or Football Pool Template or Printable for Microsoft Excel Microsoft Here is another tool for tracking bets on the upcoming game (see the previous slide for a tool you can use in Word). Keep everyone's guesses organized with this colorful Super Bowl or Football Pool Template or Printable for Microsoft Excel. As with all templates, colors and elements can be adapted. In Excel, select File > New. From there, search for this template by keyword. 08 of 08 Football Thank You Card Note Template or Printable for Microsoft Word Microsoft Whether you are the fan or know someone else is, share your appreciation with this easy Football Thank You Card Note Template or Printable for Microsoft Word. This can also be a great way to thank your coaches or team. This template prints on one sheet which you can then fold in quarters. You can also customize messages on the outside or inside of the card. In Word, select File > New to search for this template by name. Enjoy the game!