The Carolina Panthers are a professional American football team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. They were founded in 1995 as an expansion team and play in the National Football League (NFL) as a member of the league's National Football Conference (NFC) South division. The team has had a number of successful seasons, including reaching the Super Bowl in 2003 and 2015, but has yet to win a championship. The team's colors are black, blue, and silver, and their mascot is a black panther named Sir Purr. The Panthers play their home games at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, which has a seating capacity of over 75,000.