Are all practices open to the public?
Practices will be open to the public while walk-throughs will be closed. Practices conducted indoors due to inclement weather at Missouri Western will not be open to the public.
Are practices free?
Practices are free except for the first public practice, at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, and American Family Fun Day at 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. For those practice there will be a $5 admission charge, with children under the age of 3 free. Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the gate. Click the button below to buy tickets and parking passes now.
How much does parking cost?
There is a $5 parking fee per day for cars, and a $15 fee for buses and RVs. A season parking pass good for the duration of Training Camp is available from the Missouri Western Department of Athletics for $35. Visit our parking website
Can I tailgate in the parking lot?
Parking lots will open two hours before the scheduled practice time on the first day of camp, and one hour and 45 minutes before practice all other days. Fans are encouraged to tailgate if they desire. If doing so, the Kansas City Chiefs and Missouri Western State University ask fans to follow these simple guidelines:
- Only one parking space may be taken up per car
- Alcohol is prohibited in all MWSU parking lots.
- We kindly ask fans to dispose of all trash in barrels provided.
What activities are offered for kids at training camp?
The Kids Zone will feature a number of inflatable games and other fun activities for kids visiting training camp. Kids may also have the opportunity to get a player autograph and be selected for the helmet walk.
Are there restrooms on site?
Yes, on-site restroom facilities and porta-johns will be available. Please see the Camp Map
Will there be concessions?
Concessions will be available, provided by Missouri Western Athletics. The concessions stands are located just steps from the practice field. Please see the Camp Map
Where can I buy Chiefs merchandise?
The Chiefs Team Store will be located at the entry point to Training Camp and will sell official player jerseys, hats and more.
Is there an ATM on site?
Yes. An ATM will be located near the Chiefs Team Store.
Where is the lost and found area?
The lost and found area is located at the Chiefs Information Tent. Please see the Camp Map
Can I get player autographs?
An autograph period for fans will take place for a minimum of 10 minutes after each practice session at training camp. There will be full-team autograph sessions following the practices on Aug. 1, Aug. 2, Aug. 8 and Aug. 12. On other days, a designated position group will sign along the fence line on the south side of the practice fields. A designated autograph area for kids 15 and under will be available in the southwest corner of the practice fields. In order to accommodate as many fans as possible during the allotted time, please limit your request to one item per player. Due to the anticipated size of crowds at camp, demand for autographs may exceed the ability of players to accommodate all requests due to the camp schedule.
Fans are permitted to watch players come and go from the Indoor Facility to the practice fields, but autograph seeking will be limited to the designated times listed above. Autograph times and availability are subject to change based on changes in the practice schedule or inclement weather conditions.
What items are prohibited?
For safety and security, the following items are prohibited at Training Camp:
- Firearms, weapons of any type or fireworks
- Coolers – any size, any type
- Plastic, metal or glass cups, cans or containers (Sealed bottles of water are allowed)
- Thermos bottles or flasks
- Beer or liquor
- Video cameras or professional cameras/lenses
- Flammable liquids
- Noisemakers – air horns, klaxon, bells, whistles, etc.
- Boom boxes
- Laser pointers of any type, poles or rods
- Any other items deemed dangerous or unacceptable by security
Is seating provided for fans at training camp?
Yes, bleacher seating is provided for approximately 1,800. Fans are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for seating as well.
Can I bring my pet to training camp?
Pets are not permitted on Training Camp grounds with the exception of service animals.
Can I take photos or video of the players during training camp practices?
Fans are encouraged to take photos at Training Camp. However, no audio or video recording devices are allowed, including camcorders or cellular phones with video capabilities. Video taping during practice is strictly prohibited.
When should I arrive for practice?
The camp gates will open 30 minutes prior to the posted start of practice and will close 30 minutes after the end of practice.
How should I prepare for the heat?
Training Camp is notorious for practices in the summer heat. Please remember that Training Camp is outside and fans should take certain precautions, including:
- Staying properly hydrated
- Applying sun screen
- Using shade to avoid heat related issues
In anticipation of summer heat, Missouri Western and the Chiefs have provided the following accommodations:
- Misting tent for fans to cool down during practices
- EMS personnel will be on had at each practice to attend to fans needing assistance
- The Western Insitute will provide free water in the Missouri Western tent just inside the camp entrance
- Fans are permitted to bring one sealed bottle of water per person to training camp, the only outside food or beverage item allowed.
What should I do in the event of severe weather?
In case of lightning and other severe weather, fans should seek shelter and follow the instructions of local law enforcement/university personnel.
Is first aid available?
A first aid tent will be on-site. This tent will offer free water for fans, shade and access to emergency personnel if needed. This tent should be able to handle all minor first aid problems at camp. An ambulance will be on-site at all times camp is open to the public.
Please see the Camp Map
for the First Aid tent location.
Can I smoke at training camp?
Missouri Western is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of other tobacco products is prohibited throughout campus, including the Training Camp grounds.