College Football Playoff: Future Locations & Dates

The College Football Playoff is played at a different location each year with the semi-final games rotating between the New Years 6 bowl games, and the College Football Playoff Championship Game that takes place at a unique location each season.

Every third season the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl will host the CFP semi-finals, with the Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl serving as the CFP semi-finals the following season, and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and Fiesta Bowl hosting the CFP semi-finals the season after that. The College Football Championship Game is scheduled to appear at the following locations in the future:


Future CFP Location & Dates

2019-20 CFP Locations & Schedules

Date
Location
Round
Dec 31, 2019Chick-fil-A Peach BowlSemifinal game
Dec 31, 2019Fiesta BowlSemifinal game
Jan 13, 2020Superdome (New Orleans)CFP Champ. Game

2020-21 CFP Locations & Schedules

Date
Location
Round
Jan 1, 2021Rose BowlSemifinal game
Jan 1, 2021Sugar BowlSemifinal game
Jan 11, 2021Hard Rock Stadium (Miami)CFP Champ. Game

2021-2022 CFP Locations & Dates

Date
Location
Round
Dec 31, 2021Cotton BowlSemifinal game
Dec 31, 2021Orange BowlSemifinal game
Jan 10, 2022Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis)CFP Champ. Game

2022-2023 CFP Locations & Dates

Date
Location
Round
Dec 31, 2022Fiesta BowlSemifinal game
Dec 31, 2022Peach BowlSemifinal game
Jan 9, 2023New L.A. Stadium (Los Angeles)CFP Champ. Game

2023-2024 CFP Locations & Dates

Date
Location
Round
Jan 1, 2024Rose BowlSemifinal game
Jan 1, 2024Sugar BowlSemifinal game
Jan 8, 2024NRG Stadium (Houston)CFP Championship Game

2024-25 CFP Locations & Dates

Date
Location
Round
Dec 28, 2024Orange BowlSemifinal game
Dec 28, 2024Cotton BowlSemifinal game
Jan 6, 2025TBD (TBD)CFP Championship Game

2025-26 CFP Locations & Dates

Date
Location
Round
Dec 27, 2025Fiesta BowlSemifinal game
Dec 27, 2025Peach BowlSemifinal game
Jan 5, 2026TBD (TBD)CFP Championship Game

Past CFP Locations and Results

The CFP’s first season was in 2014-15, replacing the BCS System that had determined college football’s champion for over a decade. The College Football Playoff format includes two semifinal games, with a single champion being named out of the 4 teams selected for the playoff.

2018-19 CFP & National Championship Game

Date
Location
Round
Winner
12/31/18Cotton Bowl (AT&T Stadium)Semifinal gameAlabama
12/31/18Orange BowlSemifinal gameClemson
1/7/19Levi’s StadiumCFP Championship GameClemson

2017-18 CFP & National Champ Game

Date
Location
Round
Winner
1/1/18Rose BowlSemifinal gameGeorgia
1/1/18Sugar BowlSemifinal gameAlabama
1/8/18Mercedes-Benz StadiumCFP Championship GameAlabama

2016-17 CFP & Championship Game

Date
Location
Round
Winner
12/31/16Chick-fil-A Peach BowlSemifinal gameAlabama
12/31/16Fiesta BowlSemifinal gameClemson
1/9/17Raymond James StadiumCFP Championship GameClemson

2015-16 CFP & National Champion

Date
Location
Round
Winner
12/31/15Cotton Bowl (AT&T Stadium)Semifinal gameAlabama
12/31/15Orange BowlSemifinal gameClemson
1/11/16University of Phoenix StadiumCFP Championship GameAlabama

2014-15 CFP Semis & Championship Game

Date
Location
Round
Winner
1/1/15Rose BowlSemifinal gameOregon
1/1/15Sugar BowlSemifinal gameOhio State
1/12/15AT&T StadiumCFP Championship GameOhio State