The Kansas City Chiefs are excited to announce the events planned for the 2016 Chiefs Training Camp presented by Mosaic Life Care. Camp will take place in St. Joseph, Missouri, at Missouri Western State University, from Saturday, July 30 until Thursday, August 18. All guests are welcome. A full schedule of camp practices and other camp details are available at www.chiefs.com/trainingcamp.
First Open Practice (Saturday, July 30)
To launch training camp the Kansas City Chiefs will have a 3:30 p.m. practice followed by a full-team autograph session. Bleacher and hillside seating are available. If planning for hillside seating pack a blanket or bag chair. Fans, be sure to grab the official Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp Guide for information about the team's stay in St. Joseph and to collect autographs. Admission for the event is $5 per person. Children ages three and under are admitted for free.
Social Media Days (Sunday, July 31 & Friday, Aug. 5)
Being added to 2016 Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp presented by Mosaic Life*Care *are social media days. An official snapchat filter will be available to use for the duration of camp. Social media days will offer special merchandise deals, t-shirt and prize giveaways and a Gifn station on one of the days. In addition, members of the Social Media Club of Kansas City will be in attendance sharing their training camp experiences on their social media channels. Fans are encouraged to use the hashtags #ChiefsCamp and #ChiefsKingdom across all social media platforms.
Tailgate Tuesdays (Tuesday, August 2, 9, 16)
Fans preparing for their official Chiefs tailgates this season won't want to miss this event. Every Tuesday during camp the first 1,000 event goers are invited to pick up exclusive tailgating gifts upon entry. Items will include Chiefs-branded bottle-opener sunglasses (August 2), a Chiefs BBQ basting brush (August 9), and a custom Chiefs Kingdom tailgating apron (August 16).
American Family Fun Day (Saturday, Aug. 6)
The Kansas City Chiefs are back again with American Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 6. Families can take part in the kids' zone complete with inflatables, a rock wall, face painting and balloon artists. KC Wolf, Warpaint and the Chiefs Cheerleaders will be available for photo opportunities. Included in American Family Fun Day is the Gatorade Junior Training Camp where boys and girls in grades three through eight can participate in on-field football drills. Following practice a full-team autograph session will take place. Admission for American Family Fun Day is $5 per person. Children ages 3 and under are admitted for free.
Season Ticket Member Appreciation Day/Alumni Day (Sunday, Aug. 7)
For the first time the team will host Season Ticket Member Appreciation Day and Alumni Day all in one day. Parking is complimentary for all Season Ticket Members. A Season Ticket Member Camp Access Pass will be loaded to STMs' online accounts that they must show upon entry. STMs are invited to a pancake breakfast before practice, following breakfast STMs will receive a complimentary team yearbook. During practice, Chiefs alumni are invited to a special VIP tent to watch practice. Throughout the day Chiefs Kingdom Rewards will be offering unique opportunities and KC Wolf and Chiefs Cheerleaders will be making guest appearances. At the close of day, alumni will participate in an autograph session alongside the entire team.
Military Appreciation Day/Last Day of Camp (Thursday, Aug. 18)
The Kansas City Chiefs will again host Military Appreciation Day at Chiefs Training Camp presented by Mosaic Life Care. This day will provide VIP treatment for invited members of the armed forces, including soldiers stationed at local instillations throughout Chiefs Kingdom such as Ft. Riley, Ft. Leavenworth, Whiteman AFB and Rosecrans Reserve ANGB. The event again comes on the closing day of training camp in St. Joseph and will include interaction by Chiefs players and coaches with these select military members.
Autograph Sessions by Position Groups
On days when the team is not doing a full-team autograph signing, certain position groups will be staying after practice to sign autographs for fans. Below is the position group autograph schedule.
- Running Backs/Quarterbacks/Specialists: Monday, August 1; Tuesday, August 9; Thursday, August 18
- Linebackers: Tuesday, August 2; Wednesday, August 10
- Wide Receivers/Tight Ends: Wednesday, August 3; Monday, August 15
- Offensive Line/Defensive Line: Friday, August 5; Tuesday, August 16
- Defensive Backs: Monday, August 8; Wednesday, August 17
Chiefs Kingdom Rewards
Chiefs Kingdom Rewards, where fans go to play and win, is a program that lets fans earn and redeem points for exclusive Chiefs prizes. It's easy to sign up, and even easier to start earning points. If not a member already, fans can join for free by visiting www.chiefskingdomrewards.com or by downloading the Chiefs Mobile app and signing up through the app. Listed below are featured rewards being offered at 2016 Chiefs Training Camp presented by Mosaic Life Care.
- Daily Training Camp prizes such as Meet & Greet Opportunities and Sideline Passes available on Chiefs Kingdom Rewards starting the week of July 25.
- Daily promotional codes will be given at camp, which are good for 100 CKR points per day.
- Triple rewards points on Tailgate Tuesdays
- Anyone who enters a promo code will be automatically entered into a raffle for a game-used and autographed Derrick Johnson jersey at the end of camp. More codes means more chances to win.
- Boosted points for using the official training camp hashtag #ChiefsCamp.
Unless otherwise noted all training camp practices will be free of charge. Food and beverage tents will be available before and during practice sessions. Missouri Western State University will be charging a $5 parking fee per day.
The Kansas City Chiefs would like to remind everyone that although the team makes every attempt to practice outside in front of fans, if the club has to move practice inside due to weather or other reasons presented, practice will be closed and an announcement will be made via www.chiefs.com and on official team social media accounts. All walkthrough practices are closed to the public.
For more information on Chiefs Training Camp presented by Mosaic Life Care, please visit www.chiefs.com/trainingcamp.