The College Football Playoff National Championship game is set for Monday night with No. College Football Playoff Championship What time, what channel, who is playing. 0. Share What time does the game start?. List of College Football Championship Game winners since. National Championship. Atlanta, GA Monday, Jan. 8 National Championship. Santa Clara, CA Monday National Championship. New Orleans, LA Monday. List of College Football Championship Game winners since. The College Football Playoff National Championship is a post-season college football bowl game, used to determine a national champion of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), which began play in the college football season. Future sites · College Football Playoff · Records by conference · Broadcasters. Alabama and Clemson met for the College Football Playoff national championship on Monday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.