With 41 games leading up to the CFP national championship game on Jan. 9, there will Bowl schedule, scores, TV listings, matchup information COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP. No. Two semifinal games rotate annually among these six bowls. In , the six games will take place December 30, December 31 and January 2. The Playoff. College Football Bowl Schedule: Dates, sites, tickets for bowl . FBS COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF: ELIGIBLE CONFERENCES Bold denotes the bowl playing host to a national championship semifinal game.