(WIBW) - After a season that featured the first AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium, maybe you're already making plans to attend the 2019 edition of Chiefs training camp.
You won't have to worry about a change in location. The team announced on Tuesday that it's come to an agreement with Missouri Western State University to keep training camp in St. Joseph, Missouri, for 2019.
"After another outstanding season, excitement should be at an all-time high this summer when the Kansas City Chiefs return for their 10th training camp in St. Joseph," Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western's president, said in a release. "Thank you to Chiefs President Mark Donovan and Coach Andy Reid for continuing to embrace Missouri Western as their team's summer training camp home.
"It truly is an honor. Hosting an NFL training camp is a team effort, and I'm grateful beyond words to everyone on campus and in the community that work together to make it a memorable experience for the fans."
This will mark the 10th-straight year the Chiefs hold training camp at the home of the Griffons. The franchise has used five total locations for camp throughout its history. Ten years makes St. Joseph the third-longest run for Kansas City at one location.
“Missouri Western State University has continued to deliver outstanding facilities and services for our annual training camp since we moved back to the state of Missouri prior to the 2010 season,” Chiefs President Mark Donovan said in a release. “The university and the city of St. Joseph provide our team the unique ability to go away for camp, while also offering resources and amenities for fans throughout Chiefs Kingdom to have access to their favorite team.
"We are thankful to Missouri Western State University leadership, specifically MWSU President Dr. Robert Vartabedian and Director of Athletics Josh Looney, for their continued support. We are looking forward to another summer in St. Joseph later this year.”
Kansas City will be trying to follow up a campaign that featured a 12-win regular season, third-straight AFC West division title and run to the AFC Championship Game.