National Championship Trophy in Northwest Arkansas

The new National Championship Trophy presented by Dr. Pepper is in Northwest Arkansas for its first public appearance.  The trophy stopped by the Razorback Nation studio on Tuesday and will be at the Walmart on Pleasant Crossing Blvd in Rogers on Wednesday from 4-6 p.m.

Here are some facts on the new trophy which will be given to the winner of the new College Football Playoff.

The National Championship Trophy presented by Dr Pepper will be awarded on the field to the winner of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on Jan. 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.

The trophy is on a season long tour, visiting marquee games and public events nationwide. The trophy will be at the Florida State vs. Oklahoma State game on Sat., Aug. 30 in Arlington, Texas.

Handmade from 24k gold, bronze and stainless steel, the trophy is 26.5 inches tall.

The trophy is handcrafted by the master fine art foundry Polich Tallix in Rock Port, 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.

Dr Pepper has been a part of college football for more than 16 years and will once again be giving Dr Pepper fans a chance to win free tuition through the Dr Pepper Million Dollar Tuition Giveaway. Go to to enter for a chance to win free tuition.

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