The 2017-18 college football champion will be decided in Atlanta in the College Football Playoff Championship game on Jan. 8, 2018, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
This is the schedule of college football bowl games dates and TV times leading up the championship game (All times Eastern):
> Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017
Celebration Bowl: Noon, ABC: North Carolina A&T vs. Grambling State @ Atlanta
New Orleans Bowl: 1 p.m., ESPN: Troy vs. North Texas @ New Orleans
Cure Bowl: 2:30 p.m., CBSSN: Georgia State vs. Western Kentucky @ Orlando, Fla.
Las Vegas Bowl: 3:30 p.m., ABC: Oregon vs. Boise State @ Las Vegas
New Mexico Bowl: 4:30 p.m., ESPN: Marshall vs. Colorado State @ Albuquerque, N.M.
Camellia Bowl: 8 p.m., ESPN: Middle Tennessee vs. Arkansas State @ Montgomery, Ala.
> Tuesday, Dec. 19
Boca Raton Bowl: 7 p.m., ESPN: Akron vs. Florida Atlantic @ Boca Raton, Fla.
> Wednesday, Dec. 20
Frisco Bowl: 8 p.m., ESPN: SMU vs. Louisiana Tech @ Frisco, Texas
> Thursday, Dec. 21
Gasparilla Bowl: 8 p.m., ESPN: Temple vs. Florida International @ St. Peterburg, Fla.
> Friday, Dec. 22
Bahamas Bowl: 12:30 p.m., ESPN: UAB vs. Ohio @ Nassau, Bahamas
Potato Bowl: 4 p.m., ESPN: Wyoming vs. Central Michigan @ Boise, Idaho
> Saturday, Dec. 23
Birmingham Bowl: Noon, ESPN: Texas State vs. South Florida @ Birmingham, Ala.
Armed Forces Bowl: 3:30 p.m., ESPN: Army vs. San Diego State @ Fort Worth, Texas
Dollar General Bowl: 7 p.m., ESPN: Appalachian State vs. Toledo @ Mobile, Ala.
> Sunday, Dec. 24
Hawaii Bowl: 8:30 p.m., ESPN: Fresno State vs. Houston @ Honolulu, Hawaii
> Tuesday, Dec. 26
Heart of Dallas Bowl: 1:20 p.m., ESPN: Utah vs. West Virginia @ Dallas
Quick Lane Bowl: 5:15 p.m., ESPN: Duke vs. Northern Illinois @ Detriot
Cactus Bowl: 10 p.m., ESPN: Kansas State vs. UCLA @ Phoenix
> Wednesday, Dec. 27
Independence Bowl: 1:30 p.m., ESPN: Florida State vs. Southern Miss @ Shreveport, La.
Pinstripe Bowl: 5:15 p.m., ESPN: Boston College vs. Iowa @ Bronx, N.Y.
Texas Bowl: 9 p.m., ESPN: Texas vs. Missouri @ Houston
> Thursday, Dec. 28
Military Bowl: 1:30 p.m., ESPN: Virginia vs. Navy @ Annapolis, Md.
Camping World Bowl: 5:15 p.m., ESPN: Oklahoma State vs. Virginia Tech @ Orlando, Fla.
Foster Farms Bowl: 8:30 p.m., FOX: Arizona vs. Purdue @ Santa Clara, Calif.
Alamo Bowl: 9 p.m., ESPN: Stanford vs. TCU @ San Antonio, Texas
Holiday Bowl: 9 p.m., FOX: Michigan State vs. Washington State @ San Diego
> Friday, Dec. 29
Belk Bowl: 1 p.m., ESPN: Wake Forest vs. Texas A&M @ Charlotte, N.C.
Sun Bowl: 2 p.m., CBS: N.C. State vs. Arizona State @ El Paso, Texas
Music City Bowl: 4:30 p.m., ESPN: Kentucky vs. Northwestern @ Nashville
Arizona Bowl: 5:30 p.m., CBSSN: Utah State vs. New Mexico State @ Tucson, Ariz.
Cotton Bowl: 8:30 p.m., ESPN: USC vs. Ohio State @ Arlington, Texas
> Saturday, Dec. 30
TaxSlayer Bowl: Noon, ESPN: Louisville vs. Mississippi State @ Jacksonville, Fla.
Liberty Bowl: 12:30 p.m., ABC: Iowa State vs. Memphis @ Memphis, Tenn.
Fiesta Bowl: 4 p.m., ESPN: Washington vs. Penn State @ Glendale, Ariz.
Orange Bowl:8 p.m., ESPN: Wisconsin vs. Miami @ Miami Gardens, Fla.
> Monday, Jan. 1, 2018
Outback Bowl: Noon, ESPN2: Michigan vs. South Carolina @ Tampa, Fla.
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: 12:30 p.m., ESPN: Auburn vs. UCF @ Atlanta
Citrus Bowl: 1 p.m., ABC: Notre Dame vs. LSU @ Orlando, Fla.
Rose Bowl (College Football Playoff): 5 p.m., ESPN: No. 2 Oklahoma vs. No. 3 Georgia @ Pasadena, Calif.
Sugar Bowl (College Football Playoff): 8:45 p.m., ESPN: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Alabama @ New Orleans
> Monday, Jan. 8
College Football Playoff National Championship: 8 p.m., ESPN: Semifinal winner vs. Semifinal winner @ Atlanta