INDIANAPOLIS - The biggest games in college football is coming to Indianapolis.
The College Football Playoff National Championship will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 10, 2022.
The four-day event will kick off on Friday, January 7 and will feature a fan fest inside the Indiana Convention Center, a music festival, themed food event and lots of tailgating.
The event is expected to have a more than $150 million economic impact on the city during the four-day event in addition to hundreds of hours of national coverage.
“I’m confident this event will be much more than a game for our city,” said Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett. “As with other major sporting events, thousands of volunteers will step into our neighborhoods, classrooms, and local nonprofit centers to leave a positive footprint in our community. Hosting this game will also ensure the 78,000 residents in our local hospitality industry will continue to earn a paycheck.”
The 2022 event will be the first time Indianapolis has hosted the CFP National Championship.
“Between the community events, fan experiences, and the game itself, the College Football Playoff National Championship will bring more than 100,000 visitors to Indy in 2022,” said Leonard Hoops, president and CEO of Visit Indy. “In addition to the significant economic impact it will generate, the event will also help boost the profile of Indy through global media coverage, enhancing Central Indiana's brand as a place to live, work, play and visit.”🏆2022