2023 Guide to Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp

Everything your family needs to know about the Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp

By Melissa Basgall, Macaroni Kid Publisher July 28, 2023

Everyone in Kansas City has Chiefs fever, and it's officially football season when Chiefs Training Camp begins in St. Joe! There's no better way to start the season that making a trip up there with your family, and here's your guide to all the action!

1. The Location

Chiefs Training Camp takes place in St. Joseph, Missouri at Missouri Western University, 4525 Downs Drive, St. Joseph, MO 64507. Parking on campus will be available in Lot H. ADA parking is available in lot H. ADA parking in front of Baker Family Fitness Center is more convenient for guests requiring a level entrance. 

Training Camp gates will open 30 minutes prior to the posted start of practice, so plan your road trip accordingly. For a map and directions, click HERE

2. The Cost

With the exception of paid admission dates, tickets are free. On paid admission dates, which are July 23rd, July 29th and August 5th, each ticket will cost $5. Children ages 3 and younger are free.

To secure tickets, fans may visit, subject to availability. Tickets are first come, first served and due to the expected interest and demand, attendance at daily practice sessions will be limited to provide the best fan experience.

Parking on campus will be available in Lot H. With the exception of season ticket member days, fans will be charged $5 per day to park and are encouraged to purchase in advance here. Parking for buses and RVs has been set aside in Lot H at a rate of $15 per vehicle.  There is no free parking spaces on-campus.

3. The Schedule

Practice starts at 9:15 MOST scheduled dates. A full schedule with dates and times is available HERE

4. What to Expect

After parking, you’ll go down a hill (or some stairs, depending on where you park) and walk along the track, which eventually will take you to the two practice fields the Chiefs will be using. You can sit and watch practice on the hill that lines both end zones or on the metal bleachers on the sidelines. Bleacher seating is first come, first served. If you’re planning on sitting on the hillside, be sure to pack a blanket or chair!

Guests are strongly encouraged to not bring any type of bag into camp. For those that need to carry a bag, the NFL Clear Bag Policy will be in effect.

On-site restroom facilities and porta johns will be available.

Food and beverage will be available for purchase, including soft drinks and water.

Nursing mamas: A nursing lounge will be available on-site and will be staffed by Mosaic Life Care. This air-conditioned space will feature a recliner, fridge, and cleaning supplies for breastfeeding mothers to nurse in private..

5. Autograph Sessions

Fans will have the opportunity to receive autographs post-practice at Training Camp.  For a full schedule of the autograph sessions, click here.

6. Chiefs Pro Shop

The Chiefs Team Store will be located at the entry and will sell official player jerseys, hats and more!

9. Food and Beverages

Tailgating is allowed and encouraged in Missouri Western State University's parking area!  Alcohol for training camp tailgating is not permitted. Food and beverage tents are also available before and during the practice sessions.

10. Weather

If there is weather or another reason the team has to be moved indoors for practice, the Chiefs will make an announcement on and on official team social media accounts. Also-there is zero, and I mean ZERO shade. Bring hats, umbrellas, and SPF 50!

11. More FYI

More FYI from The Kansas City Chiefs can be found on their training camp website!