The College Football Playoff and ESPN have officially announced the start times for the 2015-16 New Year’s Six bowl games.
Sites of the two playoff semifinal games this season are the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic and the Capital One Orange Bowl. The two games will begin at 4 pm ET and 8 pm ET on Thursday, Dec. 31. The specific order of the semifinal games will be announced on Dec. 6.
The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, which will pit two at large teams, will precede the semifinal games at noon ET on New Year’s Eve.
On New Year’s Day, the Fiesta Bowl begins at 1 pm ET with another at large vs. at large matchup.
Next is the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at 5 pm ET. Since the Rose Bowl is not hosting a playoff semifinal this season, it will feature their traditional matchup of Big Ten vs. Pac-12.
The Allstate Sugar Bowl closes out New Year’s Day with an 8:30 pm ET start time. The game will feature teams from the Big 12 and the SEC.
The College Football Playoff National Championship will be played on Monday, Jan. 11 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.