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National Championship Trophy to be on display at Athens’ Walmart stores this week

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart celebrates after the College Football Playoff championship...
Georgia head coach Kirby Smart celebrates after the College Football Playoff championship football game against Alabama Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Indianapolis. Georgia won 33-18. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)(WGCL)
Published: Jan. 11, 2022 at 3:15 PM EST
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ATLANTA (CBS46) — Georgia football fans will have their chance to see the National Championship Trophy presented by Dr Pepper in person on Jan. 12 and 13.

The trophy will be on display from 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Walmart store at 4375 Lexington Road.

It will also be on display from 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Walmart store at 1911 Epps Bridge Parkway.

The trophy was awarded on the field to the Georgia Bulldogs after they won the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Jan. 10 in Indianapolis.

The trophy will also visit marquee games and public events nationwide in the upcoming months.

The tropy is made from 24k gold, bronze and stainless steel. It is 36-1/2 inches tall and the gold piece is 24-1/2 inches by itself.

Every year a new trophy is made and the winning school keeps it for permanent display.

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