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Chiefs vs. Raiders: Important Gameday Information

Posted Dec 10, 2017

Chiefs vs. Raiders, presented by Missouri Lottery, kicks off at Noon

The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Oakland Raiders at noon on Sunday, Dec. 10. The divisional matchup will mark the 115th game between the two teams. As always, fans are encouraged to arrive to the Truman Sports Complex as early as possible. Fans can find other important information and reminders about Sunday’s game below.

PARKING GATES

Make your game plan by visiting www.chiefs.com/parking. Parking lot gates for Sunday’s game open at 7 a.m. Fans are encouraged to purchase their parking passes in advance to decrease the time spent at parking tollgates and help expedite the parking process for all gameday visitors. Parking passes can be purchased in advance for $35 at the Chiefs Ticket Office or online at www.chiefs.com/parking (with applicable Ticketmaster fees). Cash parking at the tollgate on gameday will be $60.

STADIUM GATES

All Arrowhead Stadium gates will open at 10 a.m. for the noon kickoff. Gates for guests with tickets on the Scout Investments Club Level will open at 9:30 a.m.

ANNUAL TOYS FOR TOTS DRIVE

Sunday’s contest will mark the 52nd consecutive Chiefs Toys for Tots collection. In partnership with the Marine Corps, the Chiefs Toys for Tots collection is the longest-running drive of its kind between an NFL franchise and a military branch. Chiefs volunteers along with local service members will be accepting donations outside of all stadium gates. Fans are asked to donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls up to the age of 15. In particular, there is a high need for toys that older children can utilize. Monetary donations will be accepted as well. Last season, the Marines and the Chiefs collected 834 toys and nearly $12,000 in donations thanks to the generosity of Chiefs fans.

HUNT FAMILY FOUNDATION 50/50 RAFFLE

Sunday’s Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. Big Brothers Big Sisters is one of the oldest and largest youth mentoring organizations in the United States with a mission to create and support life-changing friendships for children. The 501(c)(3) non-profit organization’s goal is to help all children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with volunteer mentors. Fans can purchase three tickets for $5, 10 tickets for $10 and 60 tickets for $20. For more information on Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City visit https://www.bbbskc.org/ or for information on the Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle, visit www.chiefs.com/5050-raffle.html.

FORD FAN EXPERIENCE

The Ford Fan Experience, located on the Founder’s Plaza on the north side of Arrowhead Stadium, will open at 8 a.m. The event will feature a DJ, face-painting, a field goal kicking inflatable, a Play 60 station and Chiefs-themed tailgate games.

FAITH AND FAMILY CHAPEL

For the fourth year in a row, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will join with the Kansas City Chiefs to offer a non-denominational pregame chapel service for fans at Arrowhead Stadium who may miss their normal Sunday worship opportunities due to Chiefs games. The service, which is held in the east side of the Pavilion on the south side of Arrowhead Stadium, will take place every week there is a noon home game. Every service will feature a message and supplemental worship music beginning at 9:30 a.m. and concluding by 10:15 a.m. Sunday’s service will be led by Jared Crabtree of Redeemer Fellowship and music will be performed by Marvin Mumford.

SAFETY AND SECURITY

The NFL’s clear bag policy is in place for all Chiefs games. Fans can visit www.nfl.com/allclear or www.chiefs.com/arrowhead/clearbagpolicy.html for important information on the clear bag policy and a complete list of permitted and prohibited items. If fans have questions or need assistance, they can contact Fan Experience at (816) 920-4237 or by email at fanexperience@chiefs.com. Beginning five hours prior to kickoff, fans can text “CHIEFS” YOUR LOCATION AND ISSUE to 69050 for assistance.

NATIONAL ANTHEM, COLOR GUARD AND FLYOVER

Kansas City native and country singer/songwriter Casi Joy will perform Sunday’s national anthem. Joy was a finalist on the 2017 The Voice and currently is a Nashville recording artist. This will be her first time performing the national anthem at Arrowhead. The United States Marine Corps Combat Logistics Regiment 4 Color Guard will present the American flag. The flyover will consist of two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters at the conclusion of the national anthem (weather permitting).

PROTECT YOUR PURCHASES

The Kansas City Chiefs and Arrowhead Stadium staff are advising fans to be aware of counterfeit and other fraudulent tickets and parking passes. All fans are encouraged to purchase tickets and parking passes directly from the team or from the NFL Ticket Exchange and are advised to avoid ticket scalpers and purchasing pre-printed tickets and passes because of the possibility of counterfeiting.

TUNE IN

Fans that are unable to attend Sunday’s game at Arrowhead Stadium can tune into the game on KCTV5 (CBS) locally where play-by-play commentator Kevin Harlan and color analyst Rich Gannon will be on the broadcast. The game will also air on KCFX 101 The Fox, home of the Chiefs Radio Network, where “Voice of the Chiefs” Mitch Holthus, former Chiefs longsnapper Kendall Gammon and sideline reporter Dani Welniak will have the call. Tico Sports will also broadcast Sunday’s game in Spanish on KCTO 1160 AM/100.5 FM with Enrique Morales, Oscar Monterroso and Leo Prieto calling the action. Both the English and Spanish radio broadcasts can also be found within a 100 mile radius of Arrowhead Stadium on the Chiefs Mobile app, which is free to download in your phone’s app market.

Once the game is over, fans can catch insights and all the highlights on the official postgame show, Chiefs Rewind Presented by CommunityAmerica Credit Union, on KCTV5 at 10:30 p.m.

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