It's that time again: Time for the bright-eyed, tail-wagging, sniffing canine chaos that is the Puppy Bowl. Airing on Sunday, February 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. on Animal Planet, Team Ruff takes on Team Fluff in the first faceoff in the bowl's 11-year history to feature competitive scoring. The starting lineup includes Team Fluff's Aaron, a 13-week-old boxer.
Boomer, a 17-week-old husky, plays for Team Ruff. The starting lineup features 55 puppies. Only one will be named MVP (Most Valuable Puppy).
Sheltie mix Chicklet, 15 weeks, plays for Team Fluff. Chicklet is set on visiting all 50 states, according to Animal Planet's player bio.
Faulkner, 12 weeks, is a Great Pyrennees/Lab mix playing for Team Ruff. Goat cheerleaders will support the teams from the sidelines.
Falcor, a 14½-week-old Clumber spaniel, is playing for Team Ruff in the big game. Katty Furry will star in the kitty-packed halftime show.
Team Ruff's Kiaria, a 12-week-old Pekingese/Japanese Chin mix, loves riding in the car when she's not on the field.
Shih tzu Savannah, 13 weeks, helps put the fluff in Team Fluff.
Titan, a 12-week-old bulldog mix, will take the field for Team Ruff.
Shih tzu/terrier mix Pepper, 14 weeks, is all in for Team Fluff.
Beagle/dachshund mix Maggie, 20 weeks, is one of Team Fluff's older players.
Stocky Shar Pei Lewis, 12 weeks, is a Team Ruff starter.