The College Football Playoff National Championship is a post-season college football bowl game, used to determine a national champion of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl 1 Future sites; 2 College Football Playoff National Championship results. Records by team; Records by conference. 3 Broadcasters. Sites & Schedules. Playoff Semifinals. Rose Bowl Jan. 1, Sugar Bowl Jan. 1. National Championship. Atlanta, GA PAST SITES AND SCHEDULES. College football Week 1 losers rarely win the national championship the college football schedule kicks off with a fury on Saturday.