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We are less than 100 days from the first full Saturday of the college football season, but we also know what we should expect at the end of the season. The 2021-22 bowl schedule has been announced, and it looks to be a three-and-a-half week extravaganza over the holidays. The postseason will culminate with the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 10, 2022 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

The CFP semifinals will return to New Year's Eve, with the Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowls serving as this season's locations. They will take place at either 3:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. ET, with the designated time for each matchup determined at a later date. 

CBS is once again set to broadcast the Tony the Tiger Bowl from El Paso, Texas, on Dec. 31. Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m. ET.

Below is the entire remaining schedule for bowl games with dates, times and network affiliations. All information regarding bowl games is subject to change. All times are Eastern.

College Football Playoff

DateBowlTime (TV)Matchup

Jan. 10

National Championship
Indianapolis, Ind.

8 p.m. (ESPN)

Semifinal winners

Dec. 31

Arlington, Texas

3:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)


Dec. 31

Miami Gardens, Fla.

3:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)


Selection committee bowl games

DateBowlTime (TV)Matchup

Dec. 30

Atlanta, Ga.

7 p.m. (ESPN)

at-large vs. at-large

Jan. 1

Glendale, Ariz.

1 p.m. (ESPN)

at-large vs. at-large

Jan. 1

Pasadena, Calif.

5 p.m. (ESPN)

Big Ten vs. Pac-12

Jan. 1

New Orleans, La.

8:45 p.m. (ESPN)

SEC vs. Big 12

Other bowl games

DateBowlTime (TV)Matchup
Jan. 4Texas Bowl
Houston, Texas
TBD (ESPN) Big 12 vs. SEC
Jan. 1Citrus
Orlando, Fla.
1 p.m. (ABC) Big Ten vs. SEC
Jan. 1Outback
Tampa, Fla.
Noon (ESPN2) Big Ten vs. SEC
Dec. 31Tony the Tiger
El Paso, Texas
12:30 p.m. (CBS) ACC vs. Pac-12
Dec. 31Arizona

Tucson, Ariz.

4:30 p.m. (Barstool)MAC vs. MWC
Dec. 31TaxSlayer
Jacksonville, Fla.
11 a.m. (ESPN) ACC vs. SEC
Dec. 30Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nev.
10:30 p.m. (ESPN)Big Ten vs. Pac-12
Dec. 30Music City
Nashville, Tenn.
3 p.m. (ESPN) Big 10 vs. SEC
Dec. 30Duke's Mayo
Charlotte, N.C.
11:30 a.m. (ESPN)ACC vs. Big Ten
Dec. 29Alamo
San Antonio, Texas
9:15 p.m. (ESPN)                       
Big 12 vs. Pac-12
Dec. 29  Cheez-It
Orlando, Fla.
5:45 p.m. (ESPN) ACC vs. Big-12
Dec. 29Pinstripe
New York, N.Y.
2:15 p.m. (ESPN) ACC vs. Big Ten
Dec. 29Fenway
Boston, Mass.
11 a.m. (ESPN) AAC vs. ACC
Dec. 28 Guaranteed Rate
Phoenix, Ariz.
10:15 p.m. (ESPN) Big Ten vs. Big 12
Dec. 28Liberty
Memphis, Tenn.
6:45 p.m. (ESPN)
Big 12 vs. SEC
Dec. 28Holiday
San Diego, Calif.
5 p.m. (FOX) Pac-12 vs. ACC
Dec. 28First Responder
University Park, Texas
3:15 p.m. (ESPN) AAC, ACC, Big-12, Conference USA
Dec. 28Birmingham
Birmingham, Ala.
Noon (ESPN) AAC vs. SEC
Dec. 27Military
Annapolis, Mary.
2:30 p.m. (ESPN) AAC vs. ACC
Dec. 27Quick Lane
Detroit, Mich.
11 a.m. (ESPN) MAC vs. Big Ten
Dec. 25Camellia
Montgomery, Ala.
2:30 p.m. (ESPN) MAC vs. Sun Belt
Dec. 24Hawai'i
Honolulu, Hawaii
8 p.m. (ESPN) AAC vs. MWC
Dec. 23Gasparilla
Tampa, Fla.
7 p.m. (ESPN)Pool vs. Pool
Dec. 22Armed Forces
Fort Worth, Texas
Dec. 21Frisco
Frisco, Texas
7:30 p.m. (ESPN) AAC, C-USA, MAC, MWC, Sun Belt
Dec. 21Famous Idaho Potato
Boise, Idaho        
3:30 p.m. (ESPN) MAC vs. MWC
Dec. 20Myrtle Beach
Conway, S.C.
2:30 p.m. (ESPN) AAC, MAC, Sun Belt
Dec. 18 New Orleans
New Orleans, La.
9:15 p.m. (ESPN) C-USA vs. Sun Belt
Dec. 18L.A.
Los Angeles, Calif.
7:30 p.m. (ABC) MWC vs. Pac-12
Dec. 18Lending Tree
Mobile, Ala.
5:45 p.m. (ESPN) MAC vs. Sun Belt
Dec. 18Independence
Shreveport, La.
3:30 p.m. (ABC) BYU vs. C-USA
Dec. 18New Mexico
Albuquerque, N.M.
2:15 p.m. (ESPN) C-USA vs. MWC
Dec. 18Celebration

Atlanta, Ga.

Dec. 18Boca Raton

Boca Raton, Fla.

11 a.m. (ESPN)Pool vs. Pool
Dec. 17Cure

Orlando, Fla.

6 p.m. (ESPN2)AAC vs. Sun Belt
Dec. 17Bahamas

Nassau, Bahamas

Noon (ESPN)C-USA vs. MAC