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National Junior College Football Championship (NJCAA)

Presented By: Crawford County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Dates: December 5, 2019
Location: Crawford County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Address: 1705 South Joplin Street, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: (620) 231-1212
Time: 5:00 PM
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Kickoff for the 2019 NJCAA Football National Championship is 5 PM CST on Thursday, December 5 at Carnie Smith Stadium on the campus of Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas. The game will also be televised live on the CBS Sports Network. No. 1 Mississippi Gulf Coast (11-0) faces No. 2 Lackawanna (10-0) of Pennsylvania. TRAVELERS: Game information is available at www.NJCAAFootballChampionship.com. Area lodging, restaurants, attractions and other events going on in the area are listed at www.visitcrawfordcounty.com. OTHER NOTES: This is the second year of a three-year agreement with the Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau to host the game in Pittsburg as a neutral location. 2018 was the first time the NJCAA national football championship was a standalone event and televised on live national television, via CBS Sports Network. Fans who love defense were not disappointed as No. 1 East Mississippi prevailed in a 10-9 slug-fest over No. 2 Garden City on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Carnie Smith Stadium in Pittsburg, Kansas. EMCC defensive lineman Everitt Cunningham was the player of the game as the Lions won their 5th national championship.

Carnie Smith Stadium

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Pittsburg State University plays its home football games at Brandenburg Field/Carnie Smith Stadium, generally recognized... Learn more