City lands major college game

Francis Osborne
November 3, 2017

"Houston is one of the most venue-rich cities in the country with a great, modern stadium, multiple convention centers/arenas and a downtown park that will make for a terrific festival setting for our attendees", said Bill Hancock, executive director of the CFP. He said hosting the game will also provide opportunities to the estimated 78,000 residents who work in the local hospitality industry.

Indianapolis is set to host college football's biggest event.

This will be the community's first national championship game under the College Football Playoff, but its 21st overall.

Miami-South Florida has been announced as the site for the 2021 College Football Playoff National Championship, it was announced today by the College Football Playoff. "We have done that." said Hancock. "Frankly, our calling card in Indy is we take these events and invest in them and make them spectacular. we're conservatively saying in excess of $150 million in economic impact, but I'm saying it will be far greater". "We're just very happy that people in so many communities will be able to experience the game".

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The announcement of the hosts to the title game from 2021-2024 was made on Wednesday. The BCS National Championship Game was played in Pasadena at the Rose Bowl Stadium in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014.

Indiana Sports Corp and Visit Indy, initiatives that help promote the city, announced that they had been awarded the championship by the College Football Playoff.

AT&T Stadium hosted the first championship game in January 2015 with the hopes of landing several more with the appeal of the stadium and central location of the Dallas-Fort Worth market.

Atlanta's new Mercedes-Benz Stadium will host the game this year before it goes to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA, next year and to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans in 2020.

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