DATES ANNOUNCED FOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF   GAMES THROUGH 2026

 

IRVING, Texas – As a follow-up to last month’s extension of the College Football Playoff (CFP) agreements with the Cotton, Fiesta and Peach Bowls for six seasons through 2025-26, Bill Hancock, CFP Executive Director, today announced the dates for those games.

 

The New Year’s Six bowl games will continue to rotate hosting a Playoff Semifinal. The dates for the Orange Bowl, Rose Bowl Game, Sugar Bowl and the CFP National Championships had been announced previously.

 

Specific kickoff times will be announced later.

 

2020-21

Wednesday, December 30 – Cotton Bowl

Friday, January 1 – Peach Bowl, Rose Bowl Game semifinal, Sugar Bowl semifinal

Saturday, January 2 – Fiesta Bowl, Orange Bowl

Monday, January 11 – CFP National Championship (Miami-South Florida)

 

2021-22

Thursday, December 30 – Peach Bowl

Friday, December 31 – Cotton Bowl semifinal, Orange Bowl semifinal

Saturday, January 1 – Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl Game, Sugar Bowl

Monday, January 10 – CFP National Championship (Indianapolis)

 

2022-23

Friday, December 30 – Orange Bowl

Saturday, December 31 – Fiesta Bowl semifinal, Peach Bowl semifinal

Monday January 2 – Cotton Bowl, Rose Bowl Game, Sugar Bowl

Monday, January 9 – CFP National Championship (Los Angeles)

 

2023-24

Friday, December 29 – Peach Bowl

Saturday, December 30 – Fiesta Bowl, Orange Bowl

Monday, January 1 – Cotton Bowl, Rose Bowl Game semifinal, Sugar Bowl semifinal

Monday, January 8 – CFP National Championship (Houston)

 

2024-25

Saturday, December 28 – Peach Bowl, Cotton Bowl semifinal, Orange Bowl semifinal

Monday, December 30 – Fiesta Bowl

Wednesday, January 1 – Rose Bowl Game, Sugar Bowl

Monday, January 6 – CFP National Championship (site TBD)

 

2025-26

Saturday, December 27 – Cotton Bowl, Fiesta Bowl semifinal, Peach Bowl semifinal

Tuesday, December 30 – Orange Bowl

Thursday, January 1 – Rose Bowl Game, Sugar Bowl

Monday, January 5 – CFP National Championship (site TBD)

 

The schedules for the next two years, which had also been announced previously, are as follows.

 

2018-19

Saturday, December 29 – Peach Bowl, Cotton Bowl semifinal, Orange Bowl semifinal

Tuesday, January 1 – Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl Game, Sugar Bowl

Monday, January 7 – CFP National Championship (Santa Clara)

 

2019-20

Saturday, December 28 – Cotton Bowl, Fiesta Bowl semifinal, Peach Bowl semifinal

Wednesday, January 1 – Orange Bowl, Rose Bowl Game, Sugar Bowl

Monday, January 13 – CFP National Championship (New Orleans)

 

For additional information on the College Football Playoff, visit www.collegefootballplayoff.com.

 

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