The 2014 VIZIO BCS National Championship Game is the national championship game of the 2013 college football season and is scheduled for Monday, January 6, 2014. The game will be played at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, kicking off at 8:30 p.m. ET. This will be the last time that the teams will play for the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) title before the implementation of a four-team playoff system, the College Football Playoff. The game will be hosted by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses, the organizer of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day. The winner of the game will be presented with the American Football Coaches Association's "The Coaches' Trophy", valued at $30,000 and has Dr Pepper as its presenting sponsor.
Teams playing in this game will be officially selected on Selection Sunday, December 8, 2013. They will be the No. 1 and No. 2 nationally ranked teams in the final BCS standings.
- October 23, 2012 – Executive Director Bill Hancock made the announcement for the game on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 to be moved to Monday to be "more fan-friendly."
- January 8, 2013 – It was announced that following this last BCS National Championship Game, the first college football playoff semifinals games will be held on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, Calif. (Rose Bowl), and New Orleans (Sugar Bowl). The first Four-team Playoff Championship Game will be on Monday night, January 12, 2015.
- ^ http://espn.go.com/watchespn/index#type/upcoming/
- ^ "BCS National Championship Game in 2014 Changed to Monday, January 6". Bowl Championship Series. October 23, 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
- ^ Himmelsbach, Adam (June 26, 2012). "College Football Playoff Approved for 2014 Season". New York Times. New York Times Company. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
- ^ BCS Bowl Championship Series 2012-2013 Media Guide, BCS Football, December, 2012
- ^ "BCS National Championship Game in 2014 Changed to Monday, January 6". bcsfootball.org. Retrieved 4/23/2013.
- ^ Dates for playoff games announced, BCSfootball.com, January 8, 2013
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