Pro and College Sports

The Kansas City region is full of sports fans. There's pro football, baseball, soccer, hockey, NASCAR and more, as well as strong collegiate athletic programs. With Kansas City's impressive sports fan, comes impressive tailgates. Check out how KC does tailgating.

Learn more about the teams that call KC home below.

Professional Sports

  • Chiefs
    A ritual of tail-gating and barbecue, plus a winning tradition, have helped the Chiefs lead the NFL in attendance as the world record holders for crowd noise.
  • Royals 
    The 2015 World Series Champions. The Kansas City Royals are recognized for the “best tailgate parties in baseball” by USA Today.
  • Kansas City Current 
    KC's women professional soccer team, plays in the world's first stadium built specifically for a women's sports team.
  • Kansas City Goats
    KC's Indoor Football League team
  • Kansas City Mavericks
    In the winter months, the Independence Events Center also hosts KC’s Central Hockey League team.
  • Kansas City Monarchs
    KC’s reigning champions of the American Association Professional Baseball in 2023 and 2021, playing at the Legends Field in Kansas City, Kansas.
  • Kansas City Roller Warriors
    KC's premier all-female roller derby league.
  • Kansas Speedway 
    The first NASCAR track in the Midwest located in Kansas City, Kansas. Features Craftsman, Arca, Indy, Busch and Nextel series.
  • Sporting Kansas City
    2013 MLS Cup Champions, 2004 and 2012 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Champions and 2011 Eastern Conference Champions. 2000 winner of the Supporters' Shield. Sporting KC's home, Children's Mercy Park, has seen numerous sold out crowds in the state-of-the-art stadium.
  • Sprint Center Arena
    The Sprint Center Arena houses the $20 million, 60,000-sq.-ft. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, including its fan experience and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) corporate offices.

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