It's the most wonderful time of the football year -- bowl season. With 41 games leading up to the CFP national championship game on Jan. The –18 NCAA football bowl games will be a series of college football bowl games which will complete the NCAA Division I FBS football season. The games will begin on December 16, , and aside from the all-star games will end with the College Football Playoff National Championship which will be The schedule for the –18 bowl games are below. Bowl games : December 16, – January 8. Sites & Schedules. Playoff National Championship. Atlanta, GA Monday, Jan. 8. PAST SITES AND SCHEDULES. Rose/.