CFP National Championship Semifinal Winner vs. Semifinal Winner, Mercedes- Benz Stadium Atlanta, GA, pm ET / ESPN, Buy Tickets. The College Football Playoff (CFP) is an annual postseason tournament to determine the The CFP is the first time the top-level NCAA football championship has been determined by a bracket competition. The two semifinal games rotate among six major bowl games, referred to as the New Year's Six: the Rose Bowl, Last championship game : College Footb. 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. The game serves as the final of the College Football Playoff, a bracket Conference tie-ins, Winners of the CFP semi-final bowls.