The Allstate Sugar Bowl is one of college football's most storied bowl games having been played annually since 1935. The Sugar Bowl has been played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome since 2006. The 2018 Sugar Bowl will be played on Janurary 1st, and will feature a matchup between #4 Alabama Crimson Tide and #1 Clemson Tigers. This season, the Sugar Bowl will be a College Football Playoff Semifinal Game, which means that the winner will face the winner of the Rose Bowl on January 8th at the College Football Playoff National Championship game in Atlanta, GA. The Sugar Bowl has served as one of six rotating BCS Bowls in the College Football Playoff (CFP) starting in 2014. The reigning Sugar Bowl champions are the Oklahoma Sooners.