The Indiana Sports Corp. has confirmed Indianapolis will not bid on the College Football Playoff Championship Game for the 2018-2020 cycle. President Ryan Vaughn says the city's upcoming sports and convention cycle remains “extremely aggressive and exciting” and says the organization may bid on the event in a future cycle.

May 1, 2015

News Release

Ryan Vaughn, Indiana Sports Corp President

“The College Football Playoff Championship Game is a tremendous event, one that will continue to grow in the coming years. After analyzing the event and discussions with local partners, Indianapolis will not bid on the event during the current bid cycle. The upcoming schedule of sporting events and conventions for Indianapolis is extremely aggressive and exciting. It includes the Big Ten Football Championship Game through 2021, a weekend of activities that we are proud to have played a key role in building into one of the country‚Äôs most prominent football events. Our community looks forward to being considered for the CFP Championship Game during a future bid cycle.”

Source: Indiana Sports Corp.

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