Want to See the National Championship Trophy? Here’s Your Chance Featured

Want to See the National Championship Trophy? Here’s Your Chance Laurie Perrigin

The National Championship Trophy presented by Dr. Pepper, which was awarded to the Alabama Crimson Tide as national college football champions, will be on display at stores in Tuscaloosa this week. Fans will be able to view and have their photo taken with the actual 24k gold trophy that was presented on the field on Monday night.

Fans can see the Trophy on Thursday, Jan. 11 at the Winn Dixie on McFarland Blvd. in Northport from 4 to 7 p.m. The National Championship Trophy will also be on display on Friday, Jan. 12, at the Walmart on Skyland Blvd. in Tuscaloosa from 4 to 7 p.m.

Fast Facts

  • The trophy is concluding its season long tour, visiting marquee games and public events nationwide. It attended two Alabama games this season (against Florida State and Clemson) prior to the national championship game.
  • Alabama is the first team to win the gold trophy for a second time.
  • Handmade from 24k gold, bronze and stainless steel, the trophy is 26.5 inches tall and weighs 50 pounds.
  • The trophy is handcrafted by the master fine art foundry Polich Tallix in Rock Tavern, New York. Expert craftsmen worked three months to craft the trophy.
  • Every year, a new trophy will be made. Each winning school keeps The National Championship Trophy for permanent display on campus.
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