The city of Indianapolis and Lucas Oil Stadium will play host to the seventh annual Big Ten Football Championship Game at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
The winner of the East and West Divisions will meet in the Big Ten Football Championship Game. The victor will earn the Big Ten Championship and a chance to play in one of the six bowls that comprise the College Football Playoff, including the Rose Bowl Game. Wisconsin won the first two championship games in 2011 and 2012, before Michigan State claimed the title in 2013 and 2015. Ohio State was victorious in the 2014 Big Ten Football Championship, while Penn State earned the title last season.
The Big Ten and Indiana Sports Corp have entered into an agreement to host Big Ten Football Championship Games at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis through 2021. FOX will serve as the official broadcast partner of the Big Ten Football Championship Games again in 2017.
Every Big Ten Football Championship Game ticket will allow complimentary admission to the Big Ten Fan Fest presented by Dr. Pepper, to be held at the Indiana Convention Center on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1-2.