Florida and Georgia have released a joint statement about the future of the rivalry game in Jacksonville as the contract runs through 2023 with options to expand in 2024 and 2025.

They called it an important decision, and that both teams are focused on their current seasons.

“Typically both schools begin conversations regarding future games in the series as the last contracted game nears,” the statement read. “We anticipate following that timeline.”

Tradition, finances, future scheduling with the addition of Texas and Oklahoma coming to the SEC are also mentioned as factors for the location of future games.

The biggest topic of the series this year has been Kirby Smart’s comments that the game should be moved to a home-and-home setup because programs can host recruits and be able to sell the program and campus in a way they can’t at a neutral site. Billy Napier has deflected questions about the future location until he has a chance to experience the game first hand.