2024-2025 College Football Playoff Schedule

Here’s the schedule for the CFP

College Football Playoffs 2024-2025

The College Football Playoffs will begin on Friday, December 20th, 2024, and conclude with the National Championship game on Monday, January 20th, 2025, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia.

When do the College Football playoffs start?

  • First Round: December 20-21.
  • Quarterfinals: December 31-January 1.
  • Semifinals: January 9-10.
  • Championship: January 20.

2024-25 College Football Playoff Schedule

First Round

Game 1Dec. 20, 2024TBDESPN
Game 2Dec. 21, 2024TBDESPN
Game 3Dec. 21, 2024TBDESPN
Game 4Dec. 21, 2024TBDESPN


Fiesta BowlDec. 31, 2024TBDESPN
Peach BowlJan. 1, 2025TBDESPN
Rose BowlJan. 1, 2025TBDESPN
Sugar BowlJan. 1, 2025TBDESPN


Orange BowlJan. 9, 2025TBDESPN
Cotton BowlJan. 10, 2025TBDESPN

National Championship 2025

Semifinal WinnersJan. 20, 20257:30 PMESPN

College Football Playoffs FAQs

College Football Playoffs on TV

What channel are the College Football playoffs on?

The NCAA College Football Playoffs will be broadcast on ESPN’s family of networks.

When is the National Championship Game?

The College Football National Championship game will be played on Monday, January 20th, 2025. Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. ET.

*All dates/times are subject to change.

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