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General Information


2017 College Football Playoff National Championship
Monday, January 9, 2017
Raymond James Stadium | Tampa, Florida


Stadium Facts
City: Tampa, FL
County: Hillsborough
Distance from Fiesta Bowl: 2,172 miles
Distance from Peach Bowl: 458 miles
Operator: Tampa Sports Authority (TSA)
Opened: September 20, 1998
Type of grass: Tifway 419 Bermuda

Special Features
• First outdoor site for the College Football Playoff National Championship
• 103-foot, 43-ton steel-and-concrete replica pirate ship; cannons on the ship fire during games
• Buccaneer Cove

To learn more about Raymond James Stadium, click here.