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COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SITES ANNOUNCED


November 5, 2015

WHAT:      College Football Playoff National Championship sites for 2018, 2019 and 2020 announced

WHEN:     Wednesday, November 4
News conference begins at 1 p.m. CT

WHERE:   Big Ten Conference Office, Room 205
5440 Park Place
Rosemont, IL 60018

On November 4, the College Football Playoff (CFP) will announce the three communities that will host the College Football Playoff National Championship in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

In May 2015, nine communities submitted bids to host the national championship game. A breakdown of the bids from prospective host communities follows:

2018
Atlanta
Bay Area (Santa Clara)
Houston
South Florida

2019
Bay Area (Santa Clara)
Charlotte
Detroit
Houston
New Orleans
San Antonio

2020
Bay Area (Santa Clara)
Charlotte
Houston
Minnesota
New Orleans
San Antonio

After the announcement, CFP executive director Bill Hancock will be available for interviews.

A live stream of the announcement will be available at www.collegefootballplayoff.com.  A teleconference with Hancock will also be available at 2 p.m. CT, media dial in 855-592-5062, conference ID 45105926.

Media interested in attending the news conference in Rosemont should RSVP to Gina Lehe at glehe@collegefootballplayoff.com.

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About the College Football Playoff
The College Football Playoff will match the No. 1 seed vs. No. 4, and No. 2 vs. No. 3 in semifinal games that will rotate annually among the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Goodyear Cotton Bowl, Capital One Orange Bowl, Allstate Sugar Bowl, Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual and Fiesta Bowl. The 2015 semifinals will take place December 31, at the Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl. The national championship game will be January 11, 2016, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

Bill Hancock, Executive Director

collegefootballplayoff.com @cfbplayoff facebook.com/cfbplayoff

UPDATE:

The winning bids are as follows:

2018
Atlanta

2019
Bay Area (Santa Clara)

2020
New Orleans