The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Indianapolis Colts for an AFC Divisional game at 3:35 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12. Fans can find important information and reminders about Saturday’s game below.
Chiefs Headband Giveaway
To celebrate a third-consecutive AFC West title and a home playoff game, Hy-Vee, the presenting partner of the Chiefs playoffs, and CommunityAmerica Credit Union will be giving away a Chiefs headband to the first 50,000 fans as they enter the Arrowhead Stadium gates.
Make your game plan by visiting www.chiefs.com/parking. Parking lot gates for Saturday’s game open at 10:30 a.m. Fans are encouraged to purchase their parking passes in advance to save money and help expedite the parking process for all gameday visitors. All single-event parking passes are mobile entry and should be added to fans’ mobile wallet and ready to scan at the parking tollgates.
Parking passes can be purchased in advance for $40 online at www.chiefs.com/parking. Cash parking at the tollgate on gameday will be $60.
All Arrowhead Stadium gates will open at 1:30 p.m. for the 3:35 p.m. kickoff. Gates for guests with tickets on the Scout Investments Club Level will open at 1 p.m. Fans with mobile tickets should have their tickets added to their mobile wallet and ready to scan when they reach the stadium gates to expedite entry.
Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle
The beneficiary of this week’s Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle is Play 60 Youth Programming. In 2007, the NFL launched Play 60, a national youth health and fitness campaign focused on making the next generation of youth the most active and heathy. Since the launch, the NFL and its clubs have supported programs in over 73,000 schools nationwide, giving more than 38 million children the chance to boost physical activity levels and build a foundation for a healthy lifestyle. Prices are set at three tickets for $5, 10 tickets for $10 and a playoff special 100 tickets for $20. For more information about Play 60 or the Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle, please visit www.nfl.com/play60 and www.chiefs.com/5050-raffle.html.
Ford Tailgate District
The free Ford Tailgate District is open to all fans for game days this season. This party area, located in Lot M near the Founder’s Plaza on the north side of the stadium, features free entry to all ages, drink specials, food trucks and live entertainment throughout pregame. The Ford Tailgate District will open at 11 a.m. and will remain open until kickoff.
At 2 p.m., NBC Sports “Football Night in America” will broadcast live from the Ford Tailgate District.
National Anthem and Flyover
Retired Navy Petty Officer First Class Generald Wilson will perform Saturday’s national anthem and the flag will be presented by the Liberty Fire Department Honor Guard. During the anthem, a field-sized American flag will be held by Chiefs Season Ticket Members and Chiefs Red Coaters and there will be a flyover from the 509th Bomb Wing B2 Bomber out of Whiteman Air Force Base.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Beginning four hours prior to kickoff, fans can text “CHIEFS” <SPACE> YOUR LOCATION AND ISSUE to 69050 for assistance.
Fans unable to attend Saturday’s game at Arrowhead Stadium can tune in to the game on KSHB (NBC) locally where Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya 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 Saturday’s game in Spanish on KCTO 1160 AM/100.5 FM with Enrique Morales, Oscar Monterroso and Leo Prieto calling the action. Chiefs fans can tune in to the club’s official pregame show, Hy-Vee Chiefs Insider, on KCTV5 (CBS) at 3 p.m. on Saturday, leading into kickoff. The club’s official postgame show, Chiefs Rewind presented by CommunityAmerica Credit Union, airs immediately following Sunday’s 10:30 p.m. news on KCTV, www.chiefs.com and the Chiefs mobile app.
Fans at Arrowhead Stadium and at home can check in with team reporter BJ Kissel for last minute updates prior to the game with Field Pass presented by Microsoft Surface. The 15-minute Facebook Live special broadcast begins approximately one hour prior to kickoff of every home and away game.
Pregame Timeline (all times p.m. unless otherwise noted)
- 10:30 a.m.—Parking Lots Open
- 11:00 a.m.—Ford Tailgate District Opens
- 1:00—Scout Investments Club Level Gates Open
- 1:30—All Stadium Gates Open
- 2:00—Players Take the Field; Warm-Ups Begin
- 3:26—Chiefs Player Introductions with Pyrotechnics
- 3:30—National Anthem
- 3:32—Coin Toss
- 3:34—Drum Ceremony: Will Shields, 12-time Pro Bowler and Pro Football Hall of Famer