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Chiefs begin preparing to potentially host playoff game at Arrowhead

The Kansas City Chiefs sent out a release today announcing info on playoff tickets. They’re not trying to jinx anything. The NFL tells them to be ready. Tickets would go on sale on Friday, December 23rd. Here's what they say:


Based on the team’s current record and standing within the AFC, the NFL has advised the club to prepare for a potential home playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium.

Tickets for a potential AFC Wild Card or AFC Divisional home game will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 23. Tickets may be purchased online at, by phone at (800) 745-3000or at the Arrowhead Stadium Ticket Office located between the Founder’s Plaza and the Hy-Vee Gate on the northwest side of the stadium. Once on sale, the ticket office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.

Delivery of all tickets to any potential home playoff games will only be available electronically. The Chiefs Ready-to-Print policy will be reduced from 30 days prior to the game to one week for playoff games. Fans will still have the flexibility to transfer and resell tickets immediately following purchase but will be unable to print until one week prior to kickoff.

All tickets reflect AFC Divisional pricing. If an AFC Wild Card game is hosted instead of a Divisional game, the difference in ticket price will be refunded back to the method of payment. If no game is played at Arrowhead, fans will be refunded the full amount back to the method of payment.

In accordance with the long-standing club policy that honors the commitment of the residents of Jackson County, Missouri, Jackson County taxpayers will have a priority presale to purchase tickets to postseason games beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

Jackson County taxpayers must purchase presale tickets in person at the Arrowhead Stadium Ticket Office located on the northwest side of the stadium between the Founder’s Plaza and the Hy-Vee Gate. Taxpayers purchasing tickets must have one form of identification which includes a photo of the person purchasing the tickets and a paid personal 2015 Jackson County, Missouri, property tax receipt. Spouses residing at the same address will be allowed to purchase tickets, even if the property tax receipt is in the other spouse’s name. No phone orders will be accepted for this special presale event.

All Chiefs Season Ticket Members were given an opportunity to reserve their playoff tickets prior to the start of the season. This gave Season Ticket Members the option to put a method of payment on file to secure the lowest price for all potential postseason games. Those that elected to wait were re-invoiced on Monday, Nov. 28 with a deadline of Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. Season Ticket Members will also have a special presale opportunity to purchase additional single-game tickets prior to when they go on sale to the public. Information on how to participate will be communicated directly to Season Ticket Members via email. The Season Ticket Member presale will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22.

For Season Ticket Members who elect to put a method of payment on file before the deadline, the payment will only be charged when a home postseason game is confirmed. No payment is deducted at the time of reservation under the “Pay-As-We-Play” option.

Fans who are Chiefs Kingdom Rewards members will also have a presale opportunity beginning at noon on Thursday, Dec. 22 to purchase single-game postseason tickets. Fans who want to participate in the Chiefs Kingdom Rewards presale can sign up for the program for free by or by downloading the Chiefs Mobile app.

Tickets for an AFC Championship Game will only go on-sale to the public once the game is confirmed.

2016 NFL Postseason Game Schedule

· Wild Card Weekend – Saturday, Jan. 7 or Sunday, Jan. 8

· Divisional Weekend – Saturday, Jan. 14 or Sunday, Jan. 15

· AFC Championship Game – Sunday, Jan. 22

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