- For other uses, see Champion.
Construction of the Champion was completed on reference stardate 2/1604, in the latter part of the 2270s decade. This vessel was commissioned at one of the the shipyards that produced Reliant-class vessels, either Morena Shipyards, Sol IV Fleet Yards or Salazaar Shipyards. (FASA RPG module: Federation Ship Recognition Manual)
- This ship may be named for a number of people, places, vessels or groups from both history and fiction, all named for common meaning of the term "champion", a person winning a contest of skill.