The first thing you’ll notice about fans in Kansas City is they love their sports teams. And with good reason. Kansas City is a sports enthusiasts dream town. They have it all from NASCAR races to major league football to minor league hockey and to women’s roller derby.
If football is your game, there’s no better place to be than pre-season in Kansas City, the home of the 2020 Superbowl champions Kansas City Chiefs. After decades without a Superbowl win, in the 2019-2020 season, the Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers.
The Chief’s play in Arrowhead Stadium, often called one of the world’s finest stadiums and has long held a reputation for being one of the toughest and loudest outdoor stadiums for opposing players.1
There are several ways to enjoy everything KC Chiefs. Book a guided tour of the press box, CommunityAmerica Club Level, locker room, field, and the Chiefs Hall of Honor.
As of press time, the 2020-2021 schedule has not been released, but the Energy Battery Group Convention in August happens during the pre-season. If there’s a pre-season game, you could also plan on a game-day tour which includes the press box, Hall of Honor and 20 minutes on the sidelines.
The 2015 World Series champions, the Kansas City Royals, call Kauffman Stadium (The K) home. The K is one of the crown jewel ballparks of Major League Baseball often considered one of the game’s most beautiful ballparks. The K has seen it’s share of many exciting games including the 1973 and 2012 All-Star Games, three no-hitters, playoff games in 1976, ‘77, ‘78, ‘80, ‘81, ‘84, ‘85, 2014 and ‘15 with 13 World Series tilts in 1980, 1985, 2014 and 2015.2
In 2014 and 2015, the Royals went to the world series. Denied a win by the Giants in 2014, the Royals returned to the World Series in 2015 and dispatched the Mets in five games.
The K has many ways for baseball fans to experience the game. If your family is joining you during the days of the Convention, consider the Outfield Experience. There are many activities in the Outfield Experience including Sluggerrr’s Pitching Mound, Base Run, playground, the Carousel and more.
Are you ready for the ULTIMATE fan experience? During your visit to Kansas City consider The College Basketball Experience (CBE), a world class entertainment facility minutes from the Sheraton. The CBE is a high-energy interactive facility where fans can immerse themselves in the game. From skills challenges to capturing your own call of a historic game at the ESPN-U Broadcast Desk, you’ll experience college basketball like never before.3 Plus, learn about the legends who have made the game great with a walk through of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Energy Battery Group Convention is just a few months away. Start planning now for an amazing experience.