Press Release

College Football Playoff Opens 2017 Random Ticket Drawing

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) announced today that a random drawing will be conducted for fans wishing to purchase face-value tickets to the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship in Tampa, Florida. All entries must be received by May 31, 2016.

“The random ticket drawing is a wonderful opportunity for fans looking for their chance to attend the national championship game,” said Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the College Football Playoff. “We are looking forward to this third championship game, which will build on the success we enjoyed this year in Arizona. Folks in Tampa Bay have a real treat in store.”

Fans who wish to enter the drawing may submit their information online at by May 31, 2016. Selected applicants will be notified in October of their eligibility to purchase up to four tickets at face value. Fans who are selected will not be obligated to purchase the tickets.

For more information on ticketing options for the national championship game, including Playoff Premium and TeamTix,