As one of the premier soccer stadiums in the U.S., Sporting Park regularly plays host to major events like the MLS All-Star Game and CONCACAF Gold Cup, in addition to being the home of Sporting Kansas City. Be there for the next competition on Friday, October 10, 2014 for Chicago Fire at Sporting Kansas City.
Sporting Park Seating Information
Seating at Sporting Park starts with the West Stand Goal Line in Section 101 in the north corner of the field, and continues in a counter-clockwise fashion to Section 134 on the other side of the field. The Shield Club is located at midfield in Sections 106-108, while the Field Club is situated directly on the sideline and consists of Sections F1-F8. For some soccer events, the Members' Stand will be available on the north end line, made up of Sections M1-M9, which are Standing Room Only General Admission sections. You can view the specific seating chart for Chicago Fire at Sporting Kansas City on this page.
Sporting Park General Information
The following items are prohibited inside Sporting Park: aerosol cans, large bags or backpacks, electronic noisemakers, outside food and beverages, poles or rods, tobacco, umbrellas, vuvuzelas, weapons, and whistles. All guests are subject to search upon entry, and any items deemed dangerous by security will not be permitted inside.
The following items are generally permitted: flags or posters that are not offensive (PVC pipes allowed), binoculars, cowbells, seat cushions, and still cameras. Re-entry is strictly prohibited, with the exception of guests using the designated smoking areas outside of the gates.
Sporting Park Parking Information
Parking lots will typically open three hours before events begin and will close two hours after the conclusion of the contest. General parking is located in Lots I, J, K, and L while season ticket member parking is located in CAB and STM Parking at the Speedway. Lot D is for premium ticket holders and media members, and Lot F is for Shield Club members.
For fans that do not wish to drive, public transportation is available via the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, with a bus stop conveniently located on the #101-Minnesota/State Ave. route. There is also a park and ride option, which is located at the Indian Springs Transit Center.
Sporting Park Gate Times
For those with Boulevard Members Club or Premium Entry access, gates will usually open two hours beforehand. The public entrance opens 90 minutes-2 hours prior to the start of matches, depending on the entrance.
Sporting Park Accessibility
For those in need of accessible parking, there is ADA Parking located at the Nebraska Furniture Mart Lot across from the Sprint Plaza, where a shuttle will be running to transport guests to the stadium entrance. A variety of accessible seating is located inside all levels of the stadium, which can be accessed by ramps, elevators, and walkways located around the venue. Contact the venue prior to attending Chicago Fire at Sporting Kansas City for help with any additional requests or questions.