New Orleans to host 2020 college football championship


NEW ORLEANS (WWLTV) — The Mercedes-Benz Superdome will be the site of 2020 college football championship game.

Atlanta will host the 2018 game and Santa Clara, Calif. will host the 2019 game, the group that handles those games announced.

“It is an exciting day for the College Football Playoff,” said Bill Hancock, executive director of the CFP. “This was an extremely competitive process among the nine wonderful communities. We were pleased and honored by the time and energy that the people in all of the cities put into their bids. Atlanta, the Bay Area and New Orleans have much to offer and will welcome the participating teams and fans with warm support and exceptional facilities. We look forward to bringing college football’s showcase event to these three communities.”

Atlanta will host the game at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Jan. 8, 2018. Santa Clara will host the game at Levi’s Stadium on Jan. 7, 2019. New Orleans will host the game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Jan. 13, 2020.

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