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2019-20 college football bowl schedule: Dates, locations, games

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Ohio State ranked 2nd in CFP (1:21)

Despite Ohio State's victory over Wisconsin in the Big 10 Championship, Ohio State comes in at second in the College Football Playoff rankings. (1:21)

The College Football Playoff National Championship will be played in New Orleans, while the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl will host the semifinals. Here's a quick look at the College Football Playoff and bowls schedule for this postseason. (All times Eastern.)

College Football Playoff National Championship

Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans
8 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

This marks the first time in the College Football Playoff era that the Superdome will host the national championship game. The last time New Orleans was the site for a national championship was the 2012 BCS national championship game, in which Alabama defeated LSU 21-0.

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
No. 1 LSU vs. No. 4 Oklahoma
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Atlanta
4 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Clemson
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019
State Farm Stadium
Glendale, Arizona
8 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Bowl schedule

Dec. 20

Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl
Buffalo vs. Charlotte
Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium
Nassau
2 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl
Toyota Stadium
Frisco, Texas
7:30 p.m., ESPN2/ESPN App | Tickets

Dec. 21

Celebration Bowl
Alcorn State vs. North Carolina A&T
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Atlanta
Noon, ABC/ESPN App | Tickets

New Mexico Bowl
Dreamstyle Stadium
Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Cure Bowl
Exploria Stadium
Orlando, Florida
2:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network | Tickets

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl
FAU Stadium
Boca Raton, Florida
3:30 p.m., ABC/ESPN App | Tickets

Camellia Bowl
Cramton Bowl
Montgomery, Alabama
5:30 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl
Sam Boyd Stadium
Las Vegas
7:30 p.m., ABC/ESPN App | Tickets

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans
9 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Dec. 23

Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl
Raymond James Stadium
Tampa, Florida
2:30 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Dec. 24

SoFi Hawai'i Bowl
Hawai'i vs. BYU
Aloha Stadium
Honolulu
8 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Dec. 26

Walk-On's Independence Bowl
Independence Stadium
Shreveport, Louisiana
4 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Quick Lane Bowl
Ford Field
Detroit
8 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Dec. 27

Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Annapolis, Maryland
Noon, ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Yankee Stadium
New York
3:20 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl
NRG Stadium
Houston
6:45 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl
SDCCU Stadium
San Diego
8 p.m., Fox Sports 1

Cheez-It Bowl
Chase Field
Phoenix
10:15 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Dec. 28

Camping World Bowl
Camping World Stadium
Orlando, Florida
Noon, ABC/ESPN App | Tickets

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
Penn State vs. Memphis
AT&T Stadium
Arlington, Texas
Noon, ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
State Farm Stadium
Glendale, Arizona
4 or 8 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Atlanta
4 or 8 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Dec. 30

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl
Gerald J. Ford Stadium
Dallas
12:30 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Nissan Stadium
Nashville, Tennessee
4 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Redbox Bowl
Levi's Stadium
Santa Clara, California
4 p.m., FOX

Capital One Orange Bowl
Florida vs. Virginia
Hard Rock Stadium
Miami Gardens, Florida
8 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Dec. 31

Belk Bowl
Bank of America Stadium
Charlotte, North Carolina
Noon, ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl
Sun Bowl Stadium
El Paso, Texas
2 p.m., CBS

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
Memphis, Tennessee
3:45 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Arizona Stadium
Tucson, Arizona
4:30, CBS Sports Network | Tickets

Valero Alamo Bowl
Alamodome
San Antonio
7:30 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Jan. 1, 2020

Vrbo Citrus Bowl
Camping World Stadium
Orlando, Florida
1 p.m., ABC/ESPN App | Tickets

Outback Bowl
Raymond James Stadium
Tampa, Florida
1 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual
Oregon vs. Wisconsin
Rose Bowl
Pasadena, California
5 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Allstate Sugar Bowl
Georgia vs. Baylor
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans
8:45 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Jan. 2

TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl
Legion Field
Birmingham, Alabama
3 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
TIAA Bank Field
Jacksonville, Florida
7 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Jan. 3

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Albertsons Stadium
Boise, Idaho
3:30 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Jan. 4

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Amon G. Carter Stadium
Fort Worth, Texas
11:30 a.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets

Jan. 6

Mobile Alabama Bowl
Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Mobile, Alabama
7:30 p.m., ESPN/ESPN App | Tickets