The Chiefs will host the Bengals in the AFC Championship game on Sunday
The Kansas City Chiefs will continue their playoff series with an AFC Championship game against the Cincinnati Bengals at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, January 30.
Fans can find important information and reminders regarding Sunday’s game below.
Stadium health and safety
With the expiration of the KCMO Mask Ordinance, masks are no longer required in indoor spaces. However, in accordance with the recommendation of the KCMO health department, masks are encouraged. Unvaccinated staff members are asked to wear masks. A full list of health and safety protocols for GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium can be found at www.chiefs.com/stadium/covid.
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, actor and author Ashanti will sing the national anthem as the Fort Leonard Wood Joint Services Color Guard present the colors, followed by a flyby of four A-10 Thunderbolts from the Whiteman Air Force Base in Knob Noster, Missouri. The honorary captain of the draw will be Will Shields, former Pro Football Hall of Fame guard for the Chiefs.
Fans are reminded that parking and tailgating in stadium-controlled car parks is for ticketed guests only and that tailgating is prohibited during the game. The club reserves the right to confirm that guests have tickets before allowing them to enter the car parks. Parking lots for Sunday’s game open at 9:30 a.m. All parking passes must be purchased in advance at www.chiefs.com/stadium/parking/ as payments will not be accepted at parking tolls. Be sure to access all tickets and passes through www.mychiefsaccount.com or the Chiefs Mobile app before at the arrival. Tickets and parking passes are mobile only and fans should save to their mobile wallet for easy access. Fans are encouraged to plan ahead and arrive early. Fans can follow traffic via KC Scout cameras at www.kcscout.com/ or can get real-time traffic updates on the WAZE app.
Fans 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 secondary reporter Josh Klingler call it action. Tico Sports will produce a Spanish-language show on KPRS Hot 103 Jamz HD2 (103.3.2 FM) and KSSA La Ke Buena (105.9 FM) with Enrique Morales, Oscar Monterroso and sideline reporter Hannah Bassham. Both radio shows are also available to stream on the Chiefs Mobile app within a 50-mile radius of the Kansas City metro area. Sunday’s game will be broadcast locally on KCTV and will also be broadcast to national audiences on CBS. CBS’ Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson will make the call.
Stadium gates and mobile entrance
All gates to GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium will open at noon for the 2:05 p.m. kick-off. Doors for guests with tickets at the CommunityAmerica club level will open at 11:30 a.m. Guests are reminded to access their mobile tickets and parking passes prior to the event and add them to their mobile wallet for entry. accelerated. Hy-Vee and CommunityAmerica Credit Union are teaming up to provide rally towels to the first 50,000 fans to enter the stadium on Sunday.
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 drink specials, food trucks, tailgating games and live entertainment before the start of all of the Chiefs’ home games. . The Ford Tailgate District will open at 10 a.m. on Sunday.
The Chiefs introduced the GEHA Deck in 2019 as the home of two playing traditions: the Drum Honoree and the Tony DiPardo Spirit Leader. Chiefs president and CEO Clark Hunt will be this week’s Drum Honoree, while former Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles and former Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson will be the game’s Tony DiPardo Spirit Leaders. .
To help celebrate the franchise’s 60th season in 2019, the Kansas City Chiefs introduced the Lamar Hunt Legacy Headquarters to GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. For each home game, the club selected a winner who embodied the spirit of Lamar Hunt and represented the four pillars of the Chefs mission: to win with character, unite our community, inspire our fans and honor tradition. After being forced to skip recognition due to reduced capacity in 2020, the club now uses the Lamar Hunt Legacy Seat to specifically honor a Chiefs Season Ticket member at each home game. The two golden seats are located in section 121 of the lower bowl, symbolically positioned as Lamar Hunt in the team’s Ring of Honor.
This week’s Lamar Hunt Legacy Seat winner is Season Pass member Esmeralda Orosco. Orosco is a clinical laboratory scientist at a local children’s hospital who tested more than 100,000 samples for Covid and served in the US Army Reserve for eight years.
Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle
The beneficiary of this week’s 50/50 draw will be the Hunt Family Foundation. Raffle tickets are priced at three for $5, 10 for $10, and a knockout special of 100 tickets for $20.
Fans not at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday can also enter the Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 raffle by visiting www.chiefs.com/fans/5050raffle. Online sales are currently live, but fans must be in the states of Missouri or Kansas at the time they purchase a ticket online. In-person raffle tickets will remain on sale until the end of the third quarter. The winning ticket will be announced in the stadium and posted during the fourth quarter of play and winners do not need to be present to win. Credit and debit cards will be the only method of payment accepted by 50/50 Raffle vendors.
All concession stands and retail outlets are completely cashless. In addition to traditional scan and chip reader options for credit/debit cards, all fixed outlets offer tap or scan mobile payment options, including Chiefs Pay, Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay. Street vendors and vendors in the stadium only accept credit cards.
The NFL 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 clear bag policy information and a complete list of permitted and prohibited items. Although a clear bag policy is in place, guests are encouraged to avoid bringing a bag into the stadium, if possible, to expedite their entry process. Fans can visit www.chiefs.com/stadium/prohibitedpermitteditems for a full list of permitted and prohibited items.
If Guests have questions or need assistance, including with accessible services, they can contact Fan Experience at (816) 920-4237 or by email at email@example.com. Starting at 9 a.m. on the day of the event, guests can also text (816) 920-4237 with the location and issue.
Timeline for Sunday January 30
- 9:30 a.m. – Parking lot doors open
- 10:00 a.m. – Ford Tailgate District opens
- 11:30 a.m. – CommunityAmerica club level doors open
- 12:00 p.m. – All stadium gates are open
- 1:00 p.m. – Start of team warm-ups
- 1:51 p.m. – Bengals team presentation
- 1:53 p.m. – Presentation of the team of chefs
- 1:57 p.m. – National anthem
- 1:59 p.m. – Overview
- 2:00 p.m. – Draw
- 2:02 p.m. – Kick-off