Future CFP title games could take place in Las Vegas, Miami
Understandably and predictably, college football playoff national championship games have become high-income events that attract more than just school fans competing for the title in any given year.
Monday’s game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide will take place in Indianapolis, a city that, respectfully, doesn’t immediately come to mind when you think of winter tourist destinations. ESPN Heather Dinich reports, however, that the CFP management committee is considering Las Vegas and Miami as hosts of future championship games.
The committee which includes Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick and 10 FBS commissioners is due to meet in person in Indianapolis on Saturday to discuss, among other things, an expected format change that will likely include the extension of the playoffs by the end of the year. 2024 campaign.
“When the CFP format is finalized for these years, the management committee will confirm match dates and then we will discuss with potential host cities what a host’s expectations are,” CFP executive director Bill Hancock said on Friday. “Then we will select the host cities. We will let you know when we have something to report.
Los Angeles goes host the Championship game next January, while Houston will have it the following year. There are still two seasons left on the CFP contract, and the venues for those title contests have yet to be determined.