National Championship prices had climbed 102% over the two months leading up to semifinal games, as LSU has continued on their path to the playoffs. With LSU advancing, the get-in price rose to $1,600. The average price reached as high as $3,300 prior to Ohio State's loss to Clemson at the Fiesta Bowl.
Following the game, prices had been dropping steadily since Clemson's win. However, as game time is rapidly approaching the get-in price is ticking back up again and is now $964 for seats in the Terrace Level, Section 647. The most expensive ticket is $4,553 for a seat on the Plaza Sideline in Section 115 at the 50 yard line. The cheapest Lower Level Ticket is $1,638 in Plaza Endzone, Section 150. There are currently just over 1,900 tickets available on secondary market. Below is a screenshot of prices in each section on TicketIQ.
On the secondary market TicketIQ will offer fans a Low Price Guarantee on all sold-out College Football playoff tickets. That means that if you find a secondary market ticket for less on a site like StubHub or Vivid, we’ll give you 200% of the difference in ticket credit. TicketIQ customers save up to 25%.
As you can see below, this makes it the fourth most expensive National Championship game we've ever tracked. However, prices are dropping and now the game is 20% higher than 2012 championship game prices, when Alabama beat LSU at the Superdome.
WHERE TO BUY COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF TICKETS
While teams in the playoffs will release tickets to their fans ahead of each game, the secondary market is the most reliable way to get tickets. On the seconary market, TicketIQ has seats to all both the Peach and Fiesta Bowl semifinals and the National Championship game. We also offer a Low Price Guarantee on sold out College Football playoff tickets and all College football games this season. That means that if you find a secondary market ticket for less on a site like Stubhub or Vivid Seats, we’ll give you 200% of the difference in ticket credit. TicketIQ customers save an average of 5%-20% over Stubhub or VividSeats.
What is mobile ticketing policy For 2020 National Championship Tickets
All tickets for the 2020 National Championship are electronic, meaning you'll need your phone to get into the stadium. Below is a video from from the College Football Playoffs detailing the CFP playoff app, which you'll need to download via the App Store or Google Play once you've purchased your tickets.
HOW MUCH ARE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF TICKETS
On the secondary market, Fiesta Bowl tickets start at $105 while Peach Bowl tickets start at $162. The average asking price for Fiesta Bowl tickets is $319, while Peach Bowl tickets are averaging $615. Below are screenshots for both games with prices by section of the stadium. In addition to having more expensive tickets in the cheaper section, the Peach Bowl also has more club options available on the secondary market, including $4,000 tickets in the Gullwing Club.
CURRENT COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF ODDS
Peach Bowl odds: No. 1 LSU is a 9.5 point favorite over No. 4 Oklahoma
Fiesta Bowl odds: No. 3 Clemson is a 2.5 point favorite over No. 2 Ohio State.
TRAVELING TO THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS
Travel Information To New Orleans
|Championship Game - New Orleans||NON-STOP FLIGHT COST (Depart 1/12, Return 1/14)||HOTEL (2-2.5 Stars, Check in 1/11, Check Out 1/14)||HOTEL (3-3.5 Stars, Check in 1/11, Check Out 1/14)||HOTEL (4-4.5 Stars, Check in 1/11, Check Out 1/14)||HOTEL (5 Stars, Check in 1/11, Check Out 1/14)|
|Baton Rouge||--||$43 - $799||$42 - $719||$259 - $1136|
|Clemson||$404||$43 - $799||$42 - $719||$259 - $1136|
|Columbus||$210||$43 - $799||$42 - $719||$259 - $1136|
|Norman||$413||$43 - $799||$42 - $719||$259 - $1136|
|One Ticket - Roundtrip||Per Night Rates - 1 Room 2 Adults|
How Much Are Hotels In New Orleans For National Championship Game
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF VENUES
MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM - PEACH BOWL - DECEMBER 27, 2019
MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM FOOTBALL SEATING CHART
MERCEDES-BENZ SEATING SECTIONS
The lower bowl is the 100-level and comprised of center club sections C126, C127, C128, C129, 130, C112, C111, C110, C109, C108; Corner sections 122, 123, 124, 125, 116, 115, 114, 113, 107, 106, 105, 104, 134, 133, 132, 131; Endzone sections 135, 136, 101, 102, 103, 121, 120, 119, 118, 117
The mezzanine level is the 200-level and comprised of Club sections C236, C237, C238, C212, C211, C210, non-club 200-level sections 235, 234, 233, 232, 231, 230, 229, 228, 227, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 233, 232, 231, 230, 229, 228; Endzone sections 227, 226, 225, 224, 223, 222, 221, 119, 118, 117
The Upper level is the 300-level and comprised of center sections 337, 338, 339, 340, 341, 342, 314, 313, 312, 311, 310, 309; Corner sections 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348, 349 and 350, 336, 335, 334, 333, 332, 331, 330, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 320; Endzone sections 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328
MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM HANDICAP ADA SEATING
Mercedes-Benz Stadium provides wheelchair and companion seating on all levels. For additional questions regarding ADA accommodations at the stadium, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium general information line at (470) 341-5000 and choose Option #3 or email GuestService@mercedesbenzstadium.com.
What’s best way to tailgate at Mercedes-Benz Stadium?
For games, the Home Depot Backyard will offer tailgating options via Tailgate Guys. Prices range from $425 for space for 20 guests to $2,200 for up to 60 guests.
What is mobile ticketing policy at Mercedes-Benz Stadium?
Mercedes-Benz Stadium is 100% mobile. The stadium does not issue hard tickets or printable electronic PDF's. For guests to enter the venue, they will need to display their mobile ticket barcode that can be stored either on the Ticketmaster app or a Ticketmaster mobile browser. Suite tickets can be transferred electronically to guests and guests can choose their preferred medium for displaying the ticket upon entry. To receive a mobile ticket transfer, you will need to create a Ticketmaster account. Once created, you can download or use any of the above applications to view/store your mobile ticket (barcode). Mobile tickets are scanned via electronic turnstiles upon entry.
STATE FARM STADIUM - FIESTA BOWL - DECEMBER 27, 2019
STATE FARM STADIUM FOOTBALL SEATING CHART
STATE FARM STADIUM SEATING SECTIONS
The main level, including the 100 sections, is comprised of center sections 104 to 113 and 125 to 134; corner sections 101 to 103, 114 to 116, 122 to 124, and 135 to 137; and end-zone sections 117 to 121 and 138 to 144.
The club level includes the 200-level sections: the center sections are 207 to 216, and the corner sections are 201 to 206 and 217 to 222. There are no end-zone sections on the club level.
The ring of honor and terrace levels includes the 400-level sections: center sections 408 to 418 and 438 to 449, and the corner sections are 401 to 407, 419 to 424, 432 to 437, and 450 to 455. The only end-zone sections for these levels are the 425 to 431 sections of the ring of honor level.
STATE FARM STADIUM HANDICAP ADA SEATING
Each of the Sportsman’s Park carparks include ADA parking spots. Non-Cardinals events require a valid paid parking ticket with a state-issued hangtag or license plate to park in an ADA spot. For the Fiesta Bowl, please contact the NCAA for further assistance.
A courtesy cart service is available to mobility impaired fans from ADA parking areas to the Access Control Points. Accessible ADA seating is located on each of the three concourses at State Farm Stadium, and there is one power outlet at each ADA seat that has an accessible seating platform.
Personal wheelchairs and mobility scooters are allowed at State Farm Stadium. When arriving to State Farm Stadium, fans with wheelchairs and scooters must enter through the ADA Access Control Point at Gate 2. Wheelchair assistance is also available to fans once they have entered the stadium. It is scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Requests for wheelchair assistance can be made by asking a stadium staff member or by visiting any of the guest services booths located near Sections 104, 123, 417, and 448.
What’s the best way to tailgate at State Farm Stadium?
According to the State Farm Stadium website, tailgating is permitted in Sportsman’s Park as many as four hours before kickoff. Sportsman’s Park closes one hour after the game, but tailgating is only allowed from four hours before the game until the time of kickoff.
What is the mobile ticketing policy at State Farm Stadium?
State Farm Stadium has gone fully digital and will no longer be accepting paper tickets. The Cardinals website offers a step-by-step guide to mobile ticketing. For fans to enter, they will need to display their mobile ticket barcode that can be stored either on the Ticketmaster app or a Ticketmaster mobile browser.
MERCEDES-BENZ SUPERDOME - CHAMPIONSHIP GAME - JANUARY 7, 2020
MERCEDES-BENZ SUPERDOME FOOTBALL SEATING CHART
MERCEDES-BENZ SUPERDOME SEATING SECTIONS
The lower bowl is the 100-level and comprised of center sections 111 to 117 and 139 to 145; corner sections 104, 106, 107, 109, 119, 121, 122, 124, 132, 134, 135, 137, 147, 149, 150, and 152; and end-zone sections 101, 102, 126 to 130, and 154 to 156.
The second level includes the 200-level and 300-level and comprised of center sections 217, 219, 221, 223, 225, 227, 259, 261, 263, 265, 267, 269, 308 to 316, and 332 to 340; corner sections 205, 207, 207C, 209, 211, 212, 213, 215, 229 to 234, 235C, 235, 237, 247, 249, 249C, 251, 253 to 255, 272, 273, 275, 276, 277C, 277, 303, 304, 304C, 305 to 307, 317 to 319, 320C, 321, 327, 328, 328C, 329 to 331, 341 to 343, 344C, 344, and 345; and end-zone sections 201, 203, 239, 241, 243, 245, 279, 281, 283, 301, 302, 322 to 326, and 346 to 348. The club sections are 207C, 235C, 249C, 277C, 304C, 320C, 328C, 344C.
The upper level’s sections are the 500’s and 600’s and are comprised of center sections ; corner sections 504 to 507, 524 to 527, 539, 554 to 557, 605 to 609, 619 to 624, 631 to 636, and 644 to 650; and end-zone sections 501, 503, 529, 531, 533, 559, 601 to 604, 625 to 630, 651, and 652.
MERCEDES-BENZ SUPERDOME HANDICAP ADA SEATING
Those who are in need of accessible parking should contact the parking department, which can be reached at (504) 587-3805. The drop-off and pick-up area is Gate A Ground (Sugar Bowl Drive parallel to Poydras Street). Wheelchair accessible seating is found on the plaza level of the Superdome. More ADA information can be found here.
What’s best way to tailgate at Mercedes-Benz Superdome?
All tailgating can occur up to five hours prior to kick-off, but oversized vehicles are not allowed in the parking garages. All spaces are reserved in the garages on game day. Glass containers are not allowed in the garages. More information can be found here.
2018 College Football Playoff Report Below:
In a bit of a surprise, both Georgia and Ohio State got shut out of the College Football Playoffs in favor of Oklahoma, which defeated Texas in the Big 12 championship game in convincing fashion. The win catapulted Oklahoma into the top four and the national semifinals will set up like this: No. 1 Alabama will play No. 4 Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl and No. 2 Clemson will play No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl. Both games are set for December 29, ahead of the January 7, 2019 national championship game.
According to data from secondary ticket marketplace TicketIQ.com, the Cotton Bowl is trending as the most expensive national semifinal of the CFP era. The current average asking price for the Cotton Bowl is $468. The $291 average asking price for the Orange Bowl has fallen steadily, and is now among the cheapest of the decade. The average asking price of $868 for the national championship is the 4th cheapest in terms of price since 2011, when TicketIQ.com began tracking data.
For the last two years, the CFP title game has commanded big money. Demand for the game reached its pinnacle in 2017-18, according to TicketIQ.com, when fans pushed the average asking price to $4,040. The high price was likely due, in part, to the location of the game, which was at Mercedes-Benz Arena. Hometown favorite Georgia was on one sideline while perennial power Alabama was on the on the other. The next most expensive national championship was also likely a function of location – fans drove the price of the 2010-11 BCS title game up to $2,992 when Oregon played Auburn at the Fiesta Bowl in Phoenix.
The 2016-17 title game was ranked No. 3, and fans drove the price for Alabama-Clemson in Tampa to $2,898. The average asking price for the 2018-19 edition fallen, from $1,903 on December 17 to $1,863 on December 21. But that number could go up … or down … depending on which teams get to the championship.
National Seminal at the Orange Bowl
- No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Oklahoma
- When: December 29, 2018
- Average asking price: $291
- Get-in price: $75
The average asking price for this game has fallen steadily, from a high of $462 in mid-December to $291. At that price, the Orange Bowl would rank No. 6 among CFP semifinal this decade, according to TicketIQ.com. The most expensive is this year’s Cotton Bowl semifinal, which is commanding $468. The second priciest was $422 at the Rose Bowl, when Georgia beat Oklahoma on Jan. 1. The Orange Bowl last hosted a CFP semifinal on December 31, 2015, when Clemson played Oklahoma. Fans paid an average asking price of $199 for that game, according to TicketIQ.com. The get-in price was $32. It was the least expensive semifinal of the CFP era. The next cheapest was $221 when Clemson played Ohio State the following year at the Fiesta Bowl.
For two big-time college football programs, these teams have little shared history. Alabama and Oklahoma have played five times, and Oklahoma leads the series, 3-1-1. The last meeting predates the CFP era. Oklahoma beat Alabama, 45-31, in the Sugar Bowl in 2014. The Sooners are currently on a three-game win streak against the Tide. Alabama is making its fifth consecutive CFP appearance and Oklahoma is making its third in five years.
National Semifinal at the Cotton Bowl
- No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 Notre Dame
- When: December 29, 2018
- Average asking price: $468
- Get-in price: $131
At $468, this is the most expensive CFP semifinal in history The 2108 Rose Bowl, when Georgia beat Oklahoma, is the second most expensive at $422. The Cotton Bowl last hosted a CFP semifinal on December 31, 2015, when Alabama played Michigan State. The average asking price on the secondary market, according to TicketIQ.com was $234 and the get-in price was $79. The average asking price for that game was the third cheapest in the CFP era.
Clemson and Notre Dame have little history -- the teams have played only three times, and Clemson holds a 2-1 all-time series record. The teams last played during the regular season in 2015, when Clemson held off a furious Notre Dame fourth-quarter rally to win, 24-22. Clemson is making its fourth CFP appearance and Notre Dame is making its first.National Championship at Levi’s Stadium
- When: January 7, 2019
- Average asking price: $868
- Get-in price: $202
This game will be the fifth edition of the College Football Playoff championship, which replaced the Bowl Championship Series in 2014-15. Alabama, which is likely to get another shot at a national championship, has played in three of the first four CFP championships and has won twice. This will be the first CFP game played in the San Francisco Bay Area. Last year’s game in Atlanta was the most expensive college football national championship since 2011, when TicketIQ.com began tracking data. That game, which featured Alabama against SEC-rival Georgia, settled at $4,040. The least expensive national championship of the decade was the 2014 championship, when fans paid $479 to see Auburn play Florida State at the Rose Bowl. The 2018-19 championship is currently the third most expensive of the CFP era, and fourth cheapest national championship (including BCS games) of the decade.