Chiefs Training Camp in St. Joseph 2023

Last updated on August 6th, 2023 at 06:24 am.

The Kansas City Chiefs have extended their deal with Missouri Western State University to host their annual summer training camp in St. Joseph, Missouri through the 2024 NFL season.

The upcoming Chiefs training camp season will be the Chiefs’ 13th consecutive year at Mosaic Training Fields on the Missouri Western State University campus.

Chiefs Training Camp

All training camp practices are open to the public and most are free, unless otherwise specified by the team. However, there will be a $5 parking fee per vehicle for each practice, except for the designated season ticket member days.

In order to attend the training camp, fans are required to reserve tickets through the Chiefs.com website. The reservation process begins at 10:00 a.m. CT on Wednesday, June 21, exclusively for Chiefs’ season ticket holders. On Thursday, June 22, at 10:00 a.m., the general public will have the opportunity to start reserving tickets for the training camp.

Fans can reserve a maximum of six tickets per practice and are allowed to reserve tickets for up to three separate practices, providing them with flexibility in planning their attendance.

2023 Chiefs Training Camp Schedule

Entry gates will open 30 minutes prior to practice. It’s also important to note that any paid ticket or parking proceeds go to Missouri Western State University.

Below is a list of the 19 training camp practices, including dates, and additional details. Please note that all times are central time zone.

Sunday, July 23: First day of camp

  • $5 admission fee.
  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Full team

Monday, July 24: Exclusive season ticket member day

  • Practice is reserved exclusively for season ticket holders.
  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Full team

Tuesday, July 25

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Linebackers

Wednesday, July 26

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Defensive backs

Friday, July 28

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Quarterbacks, running backs and specialists

Saturday, July 29: NFL Back Together Weekend

  • $5 admission fee.
  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Full team

Sunday, July 30

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Wide receiver & tight ends

Monday, July 31: Alumni day

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Offensive and defensive line

Wednesday, August 2

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Linebackers

Thursday, August 3

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Defensive backs

Friday, August 4

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Quarterback, running backs and specialists

Saturday, August 5: Family Fun Day

  • $5 admission fee.
  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Full team

Monday, August 7

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Wide receivers and tight ends

Tuesday, August 8

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Offensive and defensive line

Wednesday, August 9: Exclusive season ticket member day

  • Practice is reserved exclusively for season ticket holders.
  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Full team

Friday, August 11

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Linebackers

Tuesday, August 15

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Linebackers

Wednesday, August 16

  • Practice start: 9:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Offensive and defensive line

Thursday, August 17: Military appreciation day

  • Practice start: 8:15 a.m.
  • Autograph session: Offensive and defensive line

Please note that all dates and times provided are subject to change as the team will assess weather and field conditions on a daily basis. In the event of inclement weather, practices may be moved indoors and will be closed to the general public.

Additionally, it is important to know that practices scheduled from July 19 through July 21 are closed to the general public.

Chiefs Summer Training Camp Location

Missouri Western State University: 4525 Downs Dr, St Joseph, MO 64507

What is Summer Training Camp?

Summer training camp for professional football teams is a crucial period before the start of the regular season. It typically takes place during the months of July and August, leading up to the opening of the season in September. The purpose of training camp is to prepare players physically and mentally for the upcoming season.

Why Do The chiefs Have Summer Camp in St. Joseph?

There are several reasons why teams don’t practice at their own fields during training camp. One primary reason is to create an environment free from distractions. By moving away from their home facility, players can fully immerse themselves in the training experience and focus solely on football without any external influences. This helps promote team bonding and enhances the overall concentration and dedication of the players.

Training camp often involves intensive practices and rigorous workouts. By practicing in a new location, teams can take advantage of specialized training facilities and equipment that may not be available at their regular practice fields. These facilities are designed to cater specifically to the needs of football teams during training camp, providing state-of-the-art resources for players to improve their skills and conditioning.

Moreover, holding training camp in a different city or venue can also help generate fan interest and expand the team’s reach. It allows fans from different regions to witness their favorite teams up close, fostering a sense of community and building excitement for the upcoming season. This can be particularly beneficial for smaller cities that may not have an NFL team of their own, as it brings professional football closer to local fans.

Chiefs Training Camp FAQ

When does chiefs training camp start?

2023 training camp for the Kansas City Chiefs starts on July 19, but isn’t open to public until July 23.

How long does chiefs training camp last?

Summer training camp for the Chiefs runs from July 19 until August 17, 2023.

How long does chiefs training camp last each day?

Practices that are held at 9:15 a.m. will run approximately one hour and 40 minutes long.

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