Media FAQs

How do I request the College Football Playoff logo and other marks?

To request the College Football Playoff logo and other official marks, please e-mail media@collegefootballplayoff.com.

How do I obtain credentials to cover the College Football Playoff National Championship?

Media members interested in covering the national championship game, please click here

How do I obtain credentials to cover the College Football Playoff Semifinals?

Media members interested in covering a College Football Playoff Semifinal should inquire with the applicable host bowl game for information on obtaining a credential.

When is the deadline to obtain credentials to cover the College Football Playoff Semifinals and the College Football Playoff National Championship?

The application deadline for credentials is Friday, December 15, 2017.

Which agencies are not eligible for media credentials to cover College Football Playoff Semifinals and the College Football Playoff National Championship?

  • Persons solely for the purpose of writing or gathering material for books, short films or movies.
  • Magazines (semi-annual, quarterly or annual).
  • Representatives of syndicated television or cable programmers who are not producing programs for immediate news coverage (i.e., to air within 24 hours).
  • Telephone reporting services.
  • Entities normally identified as “tout” sheets,” and other publications devoted solely to gambling.
  • Scouts from professional teams. *The bowls will offer to sell tickets to the professional league office if requested and if tickets are available, with the understanding that the professional league will distribute the tickets to the teams as it wishes.
  • Agencies that normally provide specific services for a media agency (e.g., scores) if many of its clients have been accredited to staff the event.
  • Online entities not specifically referenced herein.
  • For full media credentialing policies, click here.

Which property will serve as the media headquarters for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship?

The Atlanta Marriott Marquis will serve as the media headquarters hotel for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship. For more information on the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, click here.

Who owns the television rights to the College Football Playoff Semifinals and College Football Playoff National Championship?

Through its contract with the conferences and Notre Dame, ESPN owns all production and live distribution rights to television, non-standard television radio and internet broadcasts to the Playoff Semifinals, as well as the College Football Playoff National Championship.

Where can I find BCS records and statistical information?

Please click here to download an electronic version of the BCS Historical Records Guide.

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