(WNFL) - Bill Hancock, director of the College Football Playoff, announced Monday that Arizona was selected to host the 2016 National Championship Game, while Tampa Bay was selected to host the 2017 title tilt. The 2016 game will be played at the University of Phoenix Stadium, where the Arizona Cardinals play their home games, on January 11th of '16. The Orange Bowl and the Cotton Bowl will host the College Football Playoff semi-finals that year. The 2017 title game will be in Tampa Bay at Raymond James Stadium, the Buccaneers' home field, on January 9 of '17. The Chick-fil-A Bowl and Fiesta Bowl will host the semi-finals that year. The College Football Playoff will begin with the 2014-2015 season and will feature the four top teams as selected by the College Football Playoff Selection Committee.