The College Football Playoff (CFP) today announced information about the events that will take place in Arizona the weekend of the national championship game, including the interactive event for fans, concert series, pregame festivities at University of Phoenix Stadium and philanthropic events. MCA Nashville’s Grammy-nominated Platinum-selling recording artist and huge sports enthusiast David Nail was invited to perform Friday, January 8 as part of the AT&T Playoff Playlist Live!, a free outdoor concert series, in downtown Phoenix that runs through the weekend. Nail’s live video for his current single “Night’s On Fire” premiered online this week at Parade.com and will make its broadcast debut this weekend on ABC Saturday Night Football. Already, Nail’s “Good At Tonight” has been used in ESPN’s college football coverage throughout the 2015 season.
College Football Playoff (CFP) also announced the following information and events taking place during Championship Weekend:
Playoff Fan Central, a festival that will give fans the opportunity to be a part of the championship experience, will be at the Phoenix Convention Center. Dates and times are as follows:
Friday, January 8, 3 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Saturday, January 9, 7:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Sunday, January 10, noon until 8 p.m.
The event will include interactive games, sponsor activities, special guest appearances and exhibits celebrating college football. Playoff Fan Central will also feature appearances by the participating institutions’ bands, cheerleaders and mascots and mini pep rallies for each participating team. On Saturday, attendees will have the opportunity to watch media day live, as student-athletes and coaches from both teams participate in interviews on the special 50-yard football field.
Tickets for Playoff Fan Central will go on sale November 18, at noon Central time. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children, students, seniors and military members. For groups of 20 or more, tickets are priced at $5 each. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.collegefootballplayoff.com/playoff-fan-central.