HOW TO GET INVOLVED:

Show the world you want the 2026 World Cup in Kansas City! Your generous gift will help us grow the game by bringing soccer into disadvantaged neighborhoods.

The KC2026 World Cup Bid falls under the auspices of a 501 (c)3 charitable organization.

A donation of $5.26 will provide a soccer ball to a disadvantaged child. A donation of $20.26 provides more needed equipment that will help support growing more urban youth teams. A gift of $200.26 earns you a limited-edition KC2026 scarf!

Your Generous Gift Will Help Us Grow the Game

KC2026 Leadership Team

KANSAS CITY MAYORS
Honorable David Alvey Kansas City, KS
Honorable Quinton Lucas Kansas City, MO

HONORARY CO‑CHAIRS
Clark Hunt Kansas City Chiefs Chairman and CEO
Cliff Illig Cerner Corporation Co-Founder, Sporting Kansas City Principal Owner
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Doug Bach Wyandotte County & Kansas City, KS, County Administrator
Lynn Berling-Manuel United Soccer Coaches, President & CEO
Jason Fulvi VisitKC, President & CEO
Shane Hackett Heartland Soccer Association, Executive Director
Matt Kenny Kansas City Chiefs, Vice President of Stadium Services & Events
Donna Maize City of Kansas City, MO, Asst. City Manager
Kathy Nelson Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation, President & CEO
Penny Postoak Ferguson Johnson County Manager
Joe Reardon Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, President & CEO
Jake Reid Sporting Kansas City, President & CEO
Frank White Jackson County Executive
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
David Ficklin 25-year veteran World Cup and Olympic sports executive

News

This is what the World Cup coming to KC would look like, and why it would be such fun

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KC2026 to Host Women’s World Cup Watch Parties at KCP&L District

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