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Who will be the Home Team for this year's Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl?

The higher-ranked team will be considered the Home Team each year.

Does Atlanta hosting the National Championship Game mean that there will be two games in Atlanta this year?

YES. The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl will be played on Jan. 1, 2018, and the National Championship Game will be played on Jan. 8, 2018. Both will be played in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Will be Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl be played in Mercedes-Benz Stadium?

Yes. This year, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl will be played in the brand-new, state-of-the-art, Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Click here for more information on the new stadium.

How will you select teams in 2014 and beyond?

Teams will be determined by the College Football Playoff Selection Committee.  In non-Semifinal years, we anticipate hosting two Top 15 teams.  In Semifinal years, we will host either the #1 vs. #4 match-up or #2 vs. #3 match-up with the winner going to the National Championship. Learn more about the College Football Playoff Selection Committee.

Will the ACC and SEC still play in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl?

If assigned. The College Football Playoff Selection Committee will determine what teams will play in our game each year, which opens our game up to every conference – although location will likely be taken into consideration. So while he Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl is no longer a guaranteed ACC vs. SEC matchup, it is likely that we will frequently host teams from the ACC and SEC.

Will the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl be played during non-Semifinal years?

Yes. In non-Semifinal years, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl will host two top-ranked teams as assigned by the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. 

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