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When is the national championship game 2017? Alabama vs. Clemson or Ohio State time, date, location, TV channel

It’s almost time for the College Football Playoff Championship 2017.

And one team is already in: The No. 1-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide, after they defeated Washington 24-7 in the Peach Bowl.

Alabama will face the winner of Ohio State vs. Clemson.

National Championship date: Monday, January 9, 2017

Location: Tampa, Florida (Raymond James Stadium)

Kickoff time: 8 p.m. eastern time (8:30 p.m. eastern actual kickoff time)

TV channel: ESPN

Bowl glance 2016/17

All Times EST
Saturday, Dec. 17
Celebration Bowl
At Atlanta

Grambling State 10, NC Central 9

New Mexico Bowl
Albuquerque

New Mexico 23, UTSA 20

Las Vegas Bowl

San Diego State 34, Houston 10

Camellia Bowl
Montgomery, Ala.

Appalachian State 31, Toledo 28

Cure Bowl
Orlando, Fla.

Arkansas State 31, UCF 13

New Orleans Bowl

Southern Miss. 28, Louisiana-Lafayette 21

Monday, Dec. 19
Miami Beach Bowl

Tulsa 55, Central Michigan 10

Tuesday, Dec. 20
Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl

Western Kentucky 51, Memphis 31

Wednesday, Dec. 21
Poinsettia Bowl
San Diego

BYU 24, Wyoming 21

Thursday, Dec. 22
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Boise

Idaho 61, Colorado State 50

Friday, Dec. 23
Bahamas Bowl
Nassau

Old Dominion 24, Eastern Michigan 20

Armed Forces Bowl
Fort Worth, Texas

Louisiana Tech 48, Navy 45

Dollar General Bowl
Mobile, Ala.

Troy 28, Ohio 23

Saturday, Dec. 24
Hawaii Bowl
Honolulu

Hawaii 52, Middle Tennessee 35

Monday, Dec. 26
St. Petersburg (Fla.) Bowl

Mississippi State 17, Miami (Ohio) 16

Quick Lane Bowl
Detroit

Boston College 36, Maryland 30

Independence Bowl
Shreveport, La.

NC State 41, Vanderbilt 17

Tuesday, Dec. 27
Heart of Dallas Bowl

Army 38, North Texas 31, OT

Military Bowl
Annapolis, Md.

Wake Forest 34, Temple 26

Holiday Bowl

San Diego

Minnesota 17, Washington State 12

Cactus Bowl
Phoenix

Baylor 31, Boise State 12

Wednesday, Dec. 28
Pinstripe Bowl
Bronx, N.Y.

Northwestern 31, Pittsburgh 24

Russell Athletic Bowl
Orlando, Fla.

Miami 31, West Virginia 14

Foster Farms Bowl
Santa Clara, Calif.

Utah 26, Indiana 24

Texas Bowl
Houston

Kansas State 33, Texas A&M 28

Thursday, Dec. 29
Birmingham (Ala.) Bowl

South Florida 46, South Carolina 39, OT

Belk Bowl
Charlotte, N.C.

Virginia Tech 35, Arkansas 24

Alamo Bowl
San Antonio

Oklahoma State 38, Colorado 8

Friday, Dec. 30
Liberty Bowl
Memphis, Tenn.

Georgia 31, TCU 23

Sun Bowl
El Paso, Texas

Stanford 25, North Carolina 23

Music City Bowl
Nashville, Tenn.

Tennessee 38, Nebraska 24

Arizona Bowl
Tucson, Ariz.

Air Force 45, South Alabama 21

Orange Bowl
Miami Gardens, Fla.

Florida State (9-3) vs. Michigan (10-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 31
Citrus Bowl
Orlando, Fla.

LSU (7-4) vs. Louisville (9-3), 11 a.m. (ABC)

TaxSlayer Bowl
Jacksonville, Fla.

Kentucky (7-5) vs. Georgia Tech (8-4), 11 a.m. (ESPN)

CFP Semifinals

Peach Bowl
Atlanta

Alabama (13-0) vs. Washington (12-1), 3 p.m. (ESPN)

Fiesta Bowl
Glendale, Ariz.

Clemson (12-1) vs. Ohio State (11-1), 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 2
Outback Bowl
Tampa, Fla.

Florida (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4), 1 p.m. (ABC)

Cotton Bowl
Arlington, Texas

Western Michigan (13-0) vs. Wisconsin (10-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Rose Bowl
Pasadena, Calif.

Penn State (11-2) vs. Southern Cal (9-3), 5 p.m. (ESPN)

Sugar Bowl
New Orleans

Oklahoma (10-2) vs. Auburn (8-4), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 9
College Football Championship
Tampa, Fla.

Semifinal winners, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)