KANSAS CITY, MO. – The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Chicago Bears on Sunday, September 24, in the club's second regular season home game at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. Fans can find important information and reminders regarding Sunday's game below.
Game Entertainment – Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
To honor Hispanic Heritage Month the game's entertainment lineup will feature individuals and groups who will highlight and celebrate the history, legacy and contributions of Hispanic culture. Good Morning America reporter and Army Reserve Major Stephanie Ramos will sing the national anthemwhile the Lenexa Fire Department Honor Guard will present the colors and a flyover will be conducted by four Apache helicopters out of Fort Riley. The Youth Tradition Chiefs Flag Football Team of the Week will be the Kansas City Chiefs Flag Football Mexico Team. Special halftime performances will include the dance group Grupo Folklorico Izcalli along with musicals groups Trio Aztlan and Making Movies.
Parking and Traffic
Parking lots for Sunday's game open at 11 a.m. All fans are encouraged to purchase parking passes in advance at www.chiefs.com/stadium/parking/ to make the process as smooth as possible. Fans should access all tickets and passes through www.mychiefsaccount.com or the Chiefs Mobile app prior to arrival. Tickets and parking passes are mobile only and fans are encouraged to save to their mobile wallet for easy access. Fans can track traffic and construction through the KC Scout camera network at www.kcscout.com/ or can get real-time traffic updates on the WAZE app. Fans are encouraged to plan to arrive early. Guests using rideshare services may drop-off and pick-up at the Missouri Welcome Center located between Gates 1 and 2 on Blue Ridge Cutoff. Fans can find additional information and view an interactive parking map by visiting www.chiefs.com/map.
Fans who are unable to attend Sunday's game can tune in to WDAF-FM (106.5 The Wolf), the Home of the Chiefs Radio Network, as "Voice of the Chiefs" Mitch Holthus, former Chiefs WR Danan Hughes and sideline reporter Josh Klingler call the action. Tico Sports will produce a Spanish-language broadcast available on the Audacy app ("Chiefs en Espanol") within the Kansas City market and on KSSA La Ke Buena (105.9 FM) in Garden City, Kansas, as well as KSMM 1770 AM in Liberal, Kansas, featuring Enrique Morales, Oscar Monterroso and sideline reporter Hannah Bassham. Both radio broadcasts are also available to stream on the Chiefs Mobile app within a 50-mile radius of the Kansas City metro area. Sunday afternoon's national game will be broadcast on FOX (WDAF locally) where play-by-play announcer Kevin Burkhardt, analyst Greg Olsen and sideline reporters Erin Andrews and Tom Rinaldi will deliver the call.
Stadium Gates and Mobile Entry
All GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium gates will open at 1:30 p.m. for the 3:25 p.m. kickoff. Gates for guests with tickets on the CommunityAmerica Club Level will open at 1 p.m.Guests are reminded to access their mobile tickets and parking passes in advance of the event and add them to their mobile wallet for expedited entry.
Ford Tailgate District
The Ford Tailgate District, located in Lot M on the north side of the stadium closest to Lancer Lane, is a free space for all fans to enjoy drinks, food trucks, tailgating games and live entertainment leading up to kickoff. The Ford Tailgate District will open at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday and will feature performances from Drew Six & the Soul Plains Drifters as well as DJ Lazer.
The Chiefs introduced the GEHA Deck in 2019 as the home for two gameday traditions – the Drum Honoree and the Tony DiPardo Spirit Leader. Jerome Tang, Kansas State Head Men's Basketball Coach, will serve as this week's Drum Honorees.The Tony DiPardo Spirit Leader will be U.S. Navy Veteran and Latino Arts Foundation Board Member, Theresa Garza.
Lamar Hunt Legacy Seat
To help celebrate the franchise's 60th season in 2019, the Kansas City Chiefs introduced the Lamar Hunt Legacy Seat at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. For each home game, the club selects a Season Ticket Member to honor with this special recognition. The two gold seats are located in Section 121 of the lower bowl, symbolically positioned under Lamar Hunt's name in the team's Ring of Honor.
This week's Lamar Hunt Legacy Seat honoree is Yolanda Quintero. A U.S. Air force Reservist and member of the 442nd Fighter Wing at Whiteman AFB, she currently serves with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as a community-based outpatient clinic manager. She has served U.S. Veterans in many capacities including housing homeless Veterans and helping build new VA clinics in rural areas in southeast Kansas.
Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle
This week's 50/50 Raffle beneficiary is the Hunt Family Foundation. Raffle tickets are priced at 10 for $10, 60 for $20 and 150 tickets for $40.
Fans who are not at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on Sundaycan also participate in the Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle by visiting www.chiefs.com/fans/5050raffle. Online sales are currently live, but fans must be located in the states of Missouri or Kansas at the time they purchase a ticket online. In-person raffle tickets will remain on sale through the end of the third quarter. The winning ticket will be announced in-stadium and posted online during the fourth quarter of the game and winners do not need to be present to win. Credit and debit cards will be the only form of payment accepted by 50/50 raffle sellers.
All concession stands and retail points of sale are completely cashless. In addition to traditional scan and chip reader options for credit/debit cards, all fixed points of sale offer mobile tap or scan payment options, including Chiefs Pay, Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay. In-stadium hawkers and vendors are credit card only.
Safety and Security
The NFL's clear bag policy is in place for all events at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. Fans can visit www.chiefs.com/stadium/clearbag for important information on the clear bag policy and a complete list of permitted and prohibited items. Although the clear bag policy is in place, guests are encouraged to avoid bringing a bag into the stadium, if at all possible, to expedite their entry process. Fans can visit www.chiefs.com/stadium/prohibitedpermitteditems for a complete list of permitted and prohibited items.
Guests will experience a more seamless entry through the CEIA OPENGATE security screening technology at all stadium entry gates this season. As guests approach the stadium, they should keep items in their pockets and/or clear bags as they pass through the new advanced screening devices while following the direction of security personnel. All fans should keep moving through the screening gates at a normal pace, as there is no need to wait for the person in front or to stop unless otherwise directed.
If guests have questions or need assistance, including with accessible services, they can contact Fan Experience at (816) 920-4237 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Beginning at 11 a.m. on event day, guests can also text (816) 920-4237 with location and issue.
Timeline for Chiefs vs. Bears on Sunday, September 24
- 11:00 a.m. – Parking Gates Open
- 11:30 a.m. – Ford Tailgate District Opens
- 1:00 p.m. – CommunityAmerica Club Level Gates Open
- 1:30 p.m.– All GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium Gates Open
- 2:25 p.m. – Team Warm-Ups Begin
- 3:14 p.m. – Bears Team Introduction
- 3:16 p.m. – Chiefs Team Introduction
- 3:19 p.m. – National Anthem
- 3:23 p.m. – Coin Toss
- 3:25 p.m. – Kickoff