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September 7, 2022

Atlanta, Georgia Selected as host for the 2025 College Football Playoff National Championship


On August 16, Atlanta, Georgia, was selected to host the 2025 College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship. Atlanta becomes the first city to repeat as a host destination for college football's biggest game.

The Atlanta Sports Council spearheaded the bid alongside its partners in the community, including the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, City of Atlanta, Georgia World Congress Center Authority, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and the State of Georgia.

The Atlanta Sports Council and the College Football Playoff made the announcement in conjunction with the offices of Governor Brian Kemp and Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens—both of whom were in attendance.

Along with the support of the Governor and Mayor's office, the Georgia General Assembly and the City of Atlanta have taken numerous proactive steps to ensure events like this continue to come to Georgia. Most recently, the passage of HB 1034, sponsored by Rep. Marcus Wiedower and Senator John Albers, extended the sales tax exemption to 2031 and directly impacted our ability to qualify and be selected as a host city for the CFP National Championship.

The City of Atlanta has provided first-class hospitality, security, transportation, and other vital resources necessary to host numerous major sporting events over the last several decades. They've also provided critical staff and key city personnel to successfully prepare for and host these major sporting events, including the 2018 CFP National Championship.

We thank Governor Kemp, Mayor Andre Dickens, and current and past members of the Atlanta City Council and General Assembly who, through their leadership and foresight, have made strategic investments into Georgia's sports future.

To read the full 2025 College Football Playoff National Championship press release, please click here.

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