The Kansas City Chiefs will host divisional rival the Los Angeles Chargers at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16. 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 Saturday’s game below.
Make your game plan by visiting www.chiefs.com/parking. Parking lot gates for Saturday’s game open at 2:30 p.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.
All Arrowhead Stadium gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Gates for guests with tickets on the Scout Investments Club Level will open at 5 p.m.
FAN APPRECIATION GAME
Saturday’s game marks the club’s annual Fan Appreciation Game presented by Chiefs Kingdom Rewards at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs will be awarding and distributing various items for fans in attendance as part of the celebration.
HUNT FAMILY FOUNDATION 50/50 RAFFLE
Saturday’s Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle will benefit the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault. MOCSA exists to improve the lives of those impacted by sexual assault and abuse, and to prevent sexual violence in our community. The 50/50 Raffle features a special offer for fans purchasing raffle tickets during any of the club’s primetime contests. With normal prices set at three tickets for $5, 10 tickets for $10 and the primetime special is a 100 ticket deal for only $20. For more information on MOCSA visit http://mocsa.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 3:30 p.m. The event will feature a DJ, face-painting, a field goal kicking inflatable, a Play 60 station and Chiefs-themed tailgate games.
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 five hours prior to kickoff, fans can text “CHIEFS” YOUR LOCATION AND ISSUE to 69050 for assistance.
NATIONAL ANTHEM AND FLYOVER
Keith Howland, lead guitarist and a vocalist for the rock band Chicago, will perform Saturday’s national anthem. The Marine Recruiting Battalion of Kansas City Color Guard will present the American flag.
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 Saturday’s game at Arrowhead Stadium can tune into the game on KCTV5 (CBS) locally where play-by-play commentator Greg Gumbel, color analyst Trent Green and sideline reporter Jamie Erdahl 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.