This year's game is at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. "(Dolphins owner) Stephen Ross committed more than $500 million to make this a global entertainment destination and we are thrilled about the opportunity to showcase our venue on this stage". No city has hosted the championship game a few times.
Indianapolis will be the first city from the Midwest to host the event.
"The new stadium and district we are building at Hollywood Park will transform the area into a year-round sports and entertainment destination delivering an unparalleled experience for all who visit", said Los Angeles Rams Owner/Chairman E. Stanley Kroenke.
The College Football Playoff's Management Committee selected the cities that will host the national title game from 2021-2024.
This will be the first time in the modern history of the sport its national title has been won at a location outside the South or West, according to our partners at IndyStar.
"Los Angeles is a world-class city with a great record as sensational hosts to college football championships, Olympics, Super Bowls and other top events", College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock said on Wednesday, per the LA Times.
This season's CFP semifinal game will be at the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day.
"When we created the playoff, we said we wanted to move the national championship game around", Hancock said in a release. It is also home of course to the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing", the Indianapolis 500. Previous hosts include AT&T Stadium in Arlington in 2015, Arizona in 2016 and Tampa Bay a year ago. "We have done that".
The 2018 national championship game is set to be played in Atlanta at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8.