A decision should come within the next few weeks on whether Charlotte will bid to host the college football’s national championship game in 2018, 2019 or 2020.
Will Webb, executive director of the Charlotte Sports Foundation, said his group is considering a bid for the game that would be played in Bank of America Stadium.
“It’s not something we have decided on yet,” said Webb. “But we’re looking at it and analyzing it. We haven’t presented it to our board or gotten approval yet.”
The Charlotte Sports Business Journal first reported earlier this week that a bid is being considered.
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College football’s first playoff was held after the 2014 season, with the national championship game played in Arlington, Texas. It will be in Phoenix next season and Tampa, Fla., in 2017.
Webb said preparing for and hosting a national championship game would be a huge undertaking for Charlotte.
“It would be DNC-esque,” he said, referring to the Democratic National Convention that was held in Charlotte in 2012.