The FCS Championship will remain in Frisco, Texas through the 2025 season with an option for 2026, it was announced on Friday.
The annual NCAA Division I Football Championship is played at Toyota Stadium, the home of Major League Soccer’s FC Dallas, the Frisco Bowl, and other events. The game is hosted by the Southland Conference, the City of Frisco, and Hunt Sports Ventures.
“The Division I Football Championship game has been warmly embraced and supported by the City of Frisco for nearly a decade, and the committee has consistently received positive feedback from past student-athletes, coaches and fans,” said Brad Teague, chair of the NCAA Division I Football Championship Committee. “We look forward to continuing our relationship with the City of Frisco, Hunt Sports Ventures and the Southland Conference.”
The championship game of for the 2018 season is set for tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at Noon ET/11:00am CT. The game will feature the top-ranked North Dakota State Bison taking on the third-ranked Eastern Washington Eagles.
“The Southland Conference and its member institutions are thrilled to maintain our valued position as the host conference of the NCAA Division I Football Championship game,” Southland Conference Commissioner Tom Burnett said. “Along with our Team Frisco partners, we’ve been very proud to build a premier national championship event over the past nine years and look forward to continuing to provide FCS institutions and game participants a rewarding and memorable postseason experience.”
The FCS Championship has been held at Toyota Stadium since 2010 when Eastern Washington defeated Delaware 20-19. The venue was named Pizza Hut Park in 2010 and 2011 before changing to FC Dallas Stadium in 2012 and, finally, Toyota Stadium in 2013.