Bellevue High School celebrates their win against Kennewick High School during the WIAA mens football championship at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup, December of 2021. Daniel Kim / The Seattle Times

The Washington state football championships are staying put for the time being but with an eye on bigger venues.

Mick Hoffman, executive director of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, said the WIAA Executive Board determined Aug. 15 that the state championship games would remain at high-school sites for the next two years. But thanks to strong negotiations with the University of Washington, Husky Stadium is a potential option going forward.