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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.

Upcoming Events

Gold Cup doubleheader on June 26

USMNT vs. Panama

The 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup group stage will conclude in Kansas City on June 26 with a doubleheader at Children’s Mercy Park featuring a match-up between the reigning champion U.S. Men’s National Team versus 2018 FIFA World Cup participant Panama, as well as Gold Cup debutant Guyana against Caribbean rival Trinidad and Tobago.


Children’s Mercy Park to host Bayern Munich and A.C. Milan on July 23

The International Champions Cup announced today that German champions FC Bayern Munich and Italian powerhouse A.C. Milan will play at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan., on July 23 with kick off set for 8 p.m. CT. This event was originally scheduled to take place at Arrowhead Stadium, however due to unprecedented wet weather…

ESPN: Which venues could host games for 2026 World Cup held in U.S., Mexico and Canada?

With the United bid of Canada, Mexico and the U.S. having emerged victorious in its quest to secure the hosting rights for the 2026 World Cup, attention can now shift — in part — to the host cities that will be selected. The likes of Chicago, which hosted the opening match at the 1994 World…

Fans pack KC’s Power & Light District for Women’s World Cup

A large number of soccer enthusiasts held a watch party in Kansas City’s Power and Light District for the U.S. Women’s National Team against Thailand. Kansas City’s tradition of enthusiastically supporting major soccer matches could be one factor that shows FIFA, the international governing body, that the city would be a good host for the…