College Football Playoff Schedule

The College Football Playoff Schedule for the 2021 season kicks off with the two semifinal games, the Goodyear Cotton Bowl and the Capital One Orange Bowl, on New Year’s Eve (Friday, December 31, 2021).

The College Football Playoff National Championship is scheduled for Monday, January 10, 2022 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind.

College Football Playoff 2020-21
Friday, Dec. 31, 2021
Bowl Location Time / TV Tickets
Goodyear Cotton Bowl
Semifinal Game
AT&T Stadium
Arlington, TX
TBA / ESPN
Capital One Orange Bowl
Semifinal Game
Hard Rock Stadium
Miami Gardens, FL
TBA / ESPN
Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
Bowl Location Time / TV Tickets
CFP National Championship
Semifinal Winners
Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis, IN
8pm ET / ESPN
New Years Six Games 2021-22
Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021
Bowl Location Time / TV Tickets
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
At-large vs. At-large
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Atlanta, GA
TBA / ESPN
Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022
Bowl Location Time / TV Tickets
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
At-large vs. At-large
State Farm Stadium
Glendale, AZ
TBA / ESPN
Rose Bowl Game
Big Ten vs. Pac-12
Rose Bowl Stadium
Pasadena, CA
5pm / ESPN
Allstate Sugar Bowl
Big 12 vs. SEC
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans, LA
8:45pm / ESPN
Future CFP Schedules

2022-23

  • 12/30/22 – Capital One Orange Bowl
    ACC/ND vs. Big Ten/SEC
  • 12/31/22 – PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
    Semifinal Game
  • 12/31/22 – Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    Semifinal Game
  • 01/02/23 – Goodyear Cotton Bowl
    Host Bowl
  • 01/02/23 – Rose Bowl Game
    Big Ten vs. Pac-12
  • 01/02/23 – Allstate Sugar Bowl
    Big 12 vs. SEC
  • 01/09/23 – National Championship
    SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, CA

2023-24

  • 12/29/23 – Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    Host Bowl
  • 12/30/23 – PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
    Host Bowl
  • 12/30/23 – Capital One Orange Bowl
    ACC vs. Big Ten/SEC or Notre Dame
  • 01/01/24 – Goodyear Cotton Bowl
    Host Bowl
  • 01/01/24 – Rose Bowl Game
    Semifinal Game
  • 01/01/24 – Allstate Sugar Bowl
    Semifinal Game
  • 01/08/24 – National Championship
    NRG Stadium, Houston, TX

2024-25

  • 12/28/24 – Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    Host Bowl
  • 12/28/24 – Goodyear Cotton Bowl
    Semifinal Game
  • 12/28/24 – Capital One Orange Bowl
    Semifinal Game
  • 12/30/24 – PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
    Host Bowl
  • 01/01/25 – Rose Bowl Game
    Big Ten vs. Pac-12
  • 01/01/25 – Allstate Sugar Bowl
    Big 12 vs. SEC
  • 01/06/25 – National Championship
    Site TBA

2025-26

  • 12/27/25 – Goodyear Cotton Bowl
    Host Bowl
  • 12/27/25 – Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    Semifinal Game
  • 12/27/25 – PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
    Semifinal Game
  • 12/30/25 – Capital One Orange Bowl
    ACC/ND vs. Big Ten/SEC
  • 01/01/26 – Rose Bowl Game
    Big Ten vs. Pac-12
  • 01/01/26 – Allstate Sugar Bowl
    Big 12 vs. SEC
  • 01/05/26 – National Championship
    Site TBA
Past CFP Schedules

2020-21

  • 12/30/20 – Goodyear Cotton Bowl
    (6) Oklahoma 55, (7) Florida 20
  • 01/01/21 – Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    (9) Georgia 24, (8) Cincinnati 21
  • 01/01/21 – Rose Bowl Game
    (1) Alabama 31, (4) Notre Dame 14
  • 01/01/21 – Allstate Sugar Bowl
    (3) Ohio State 49, (2) Clemson 28
  • 01/02/21 – PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
    (10) Iowa State 34, (25) Oregon 17
  • 01/02/21 – Capital One Orange Bowl
    (5) Texas A&M 41, (13) North Carolina 27
  • 01/11/21 – National Championship
    (1) Alabama 52, (3) Ohio State 24

2019-20

  • 12/28/19 – Goodyear Cotton Bowl
    (10) Penn State 53, (17) Memphis 39
  • 12/28/19 – Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    (1) LSU 63, (4) Oklahoma 28
  • 12/28/19 – PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
    (3) Clemson 29, (2) Ohio State 23
  • 12/30/19 – Capital One Orange Bowl
    (9) Florida 36, (24) Virginia 28
  • 01/01/20 – Rose Bowl Game
    (6) Oregon 28, (8) Wisconsin 27
  • 01/01/20 – Allstate Sugar Bowl
    (5) Georgia 26, (7) Baylor 14
  • 01/13/20 – National Championship
    (1) LSU 42, (3) Clemson 25

2018-19

  • 12/29/18 – Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    (10) Florida 41, (7) Michigan 15
  • 12/29/18 – Goodyear Cotton Bowl
    (2) Clemson 30, (3) Notre Dame 3
  • 12/29/18 – Capital One Orange Bowl
    (1) Alabama 45, (4) Oklahoma 34
  • 01/01/19 – PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
    (6) Wisconsin 34, (10) Miami, FL 24
  • 01/01/19 – Rose Bowl Game
    (5) Ohio State 28, (11) Washington 23
  • 01/01/19 – Allstate Sugar Bowl
    (14) Texas 28, (5) Georgia 21
  • 01/07/19 – National Championship
    (2) Clemson 44, (1) Alabama 16

2017-18

  • 12/29/17 – Goodyear Cotton Bowl
    (5) Ohio State 24, (8) USC 7
  • 12/30/17 – PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
    (9) Penn State 35, (11) Washington 28
  • 12/30/17 – Capital One Orange Bowl
    (6) Wisconsin 34, (10) Miami, FL 24
  • 01/01/18 – Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    (12) UCF 34, (7) Auburn 27
  • 01/01/18 – Rose Bowl Game
    (3) Georgia 54, (2) Oklahoma 48 (2OT)
  • 01/01/18 – Allstate Sugar Bowl
    (4) Alabama 24, (1) Clemson 6
  • 01/08/18 – National Championship
    (4) Alabama 26, (3) Georgia 23 (OT)

2016-17

  • 12/30/16 – Capital One Orange Bowl
    (11) Florida State 33, (6) Michigan 32
  • 12/31/16 – Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    (1) Alabama 24, (4) Washington 7
  • 12/31/16 – PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
    (2) Clemson 31, (3) Ohio State 0
  • 01/02/17 – Goodyear Cotton Bowl
    (8) Wisconsin 24, (15) Western Michigan 16
  • 01/02/17 – Rose Bowl Game
    (9) USC 52, (5) Penn State 49
  • 01/02/17 – Allstate Sugar Bowl
    (7) Oklahoma 35, (14) Auburn 19
  • 01/09/17 – National Championship
    (2) Clemson 35, (1) Alabama 31

2015-16

  • 12/31/15 – Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    (18) Houston 38, (9) Florida State 24
  • 12/31/15 – Goodyear Cotton Bowl
    (2) Alabama 38, (3) Michigan State 0
  • 12/31/15 – Capital One Orange Bowl
    (1) Clemson 37, (4) Oklahoma 17
  • 01/01/16 – BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl
    (7) Ohio State 44, (8) Notre Dame 28
  • 01/01/16 – Rose Bowl Game
    (6) Stanford 45, (5) Iowa 16
  • 01/01/16 – Allstate Sugar Bowl
    (12) Ole Miss 48, (16) Oklahoma State 20
  • 01/11/16 – National Championship
    (2) Alabama 45, (1) Clemson 40

2014-15

  • 12/31/14 – Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    (6) TCU 42, (9) Ole Miss 3
  • 12/31/14 – Vizio Fiesta Bowl
    (20) Boise State 38, (10) Arizona 30
  • 12/31/14 – Capital One Orange Bowl
    (12) Ga. Tech 49, (7) Mississippi St. 34
  • 01/01/15 – Goodyear Cotton Bowl
    (8) Michigan State 42, (5) Baylor 41
  • 01/01/15 – Rose Bowl Game
    (2) Oregon 59, (3) Florida State 20
  • 01/01/15 – Allstate Sugar Bowl
    (4) Ohio State 42, (1) Alabama 35
  • 01/12/15 – National Championship
    (4) Ohio State 42, (2) Oregon 20