The 2016 College Football National Championship in Glendale, Arizona
The College Football National Championship in Glendale is presented by AT&T and is scheduled to take place on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 8:30 p.m. (ET) at the University of Phoenix Stadium.
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After the 2015 regular season, the winners of the Orange and Cotton Bowls will advance to the national championship game in Glendale. University of Phoenix Stadium (formerly Cardinals Stadium) in Glendale, Arizona will host the game to decide the national champion. Glendale, Arizona is just northwest of Phoenix. University of Phoenix Stadium has a seating capacity over 63,000 but can expand to 73,000 for mega-events. This sure to be one of those! For more information on the game, view the official College Football Playoff website.
Need tickets to the College Football National Championship in Glendale?
Tickets don’t usually go on sale to the general public. You either have to know someone from one of the two teams that will play that will sell you a ticket, or have access to corporate sponsorship tickets.
For fans who would like to purchase tickets now, select premium packages are available through Playoff Premium. Price ranges vary, and packages may include hospitality access, open bars, food buffets, interactive elements, collegiate football legend meet and greets and other amenities.
Even though local tickets are not available, you’ll be able to buy tickets (typically at higher than face value) through a ticket broker like TicketsNow.com (Buy Direct). Another option is to buy tickets from scalpers or other online ticket exchanges.
If you do acquire tickets to the game, here’s a seating chart for University of Phoenix Stadium.
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Fan Events for the College Football National Championship in Glendale!
On the days leading up to the College Football Playoff National Championship fans will see downtown Phoenix converted into a sports epicenter. Much like the very successful Super Bowl Central in 2015, The Phoenix Convention Center, CityScape and the streets of downtown Phoenix will be a hub of pre-game excitement for both locals and visitors.
Playoff Fan Central
A multi-day fan festival at the Phoenix Convention Center providing attendees an opportunity to be part of the national championship experience.
AT&T Playoff Playlist Live!
A free, outdoor music concert series held during championship weekend, featuring a variety of national recording artists. ESPN will broadcast live throughout the weekend within the Playoff Playlist Live! footprint.
Taste of the Championship
A culinary event featuring a mix of top chefs from Arizona and around the country, benefiting the College Football Playoff Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers initiative.
CFP Extra Yard for Teachers Summit
An initiative of the College Football Playoff Foundation celebrating teachers in the local community as part of the philanthropic arm of the CFP, Extra Yard for Teachers.
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