Which is the home team for the CFP National Championship? Looking at Michigan-Washington title game

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The CFP National Championship will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas

The College Football Playoff National Championship will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. It will feature a matchup between the Michigan Wolverines and the Washington Huskies. The stadium is home to the NFL team, the Houston Texans.

Which is the home team for the CFP National Championship?

The Michigan Wolverines are the home team in the College Football Playoff National Championship game. Led by head coach Jim Harbaugh, this will be Michigan's first championship game in the playoff era. They had multiple semifinal playoff appearances.

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The home team is decided by seeding. In the College Football Playoff rankings, Michigan is #1 and Washington is #2. Michigan is thus the home team. This will determine which sidelines the teams will be on and the sections the fans can select to purchase their tickets.

It will also decide what color jerseys each team will wear. Washington will be able to call the coin toss before the game begins to determine who starts with the ball.

Why is Houston hosting the CFP National Championship 2024?

The College Football National Championship rotates to different stadiums every year. Stadiums bid for the right to host the championship game as it generates revenue through ticket sales, merchandise, and promotion.

Houston won the bid to host in 2024. It was hosted at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, California, in 2023. Next season, it will be held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The 2026 championship game will take place at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

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