Questions and Answers
When is Dozer Day?
Dozer Day Kansas City is October 22-23, 2022.
Gates open at 11:00 am and close at 4:00 pm.
The event will open one hour early (10:00 am) both Saturday and Sunday exclusively for our valued sponsors and their guests. To experience the “Very Important Operator” segment of Dozer Day, please consider sponsoring this event. Sponsorship can be completed online at here.
Where is Dozer Day held?
Truman Sports Complex
Stadium Drive, Gate 6
Kansas City, MO 64129
The Auxiliary Gravel Parking Lot is located on the west side of Truman Sports Complex. Take Stadium Drive to Chiefs Way and enter Parking Lot N. (download map)
What is the ideal age for Dozer Day?
Dozer Day has something for ALL ages!
Kids (size permitting) get to hop into heavy, construction equipment and operate the machines guided by in-cab, experienced equipment operators. For big kids (ages 12-112 yrs old), there are additional machines that are fun and safe to operate without in-cab guidance.
In addition to big rigs, you’ll find awesome activities like the tire crawl and kids’ dig, fun contests, lots of sponsor give-aways and much more.
How much do Dozer Day tickets and parking cost?
Pre-sale tickets for Dozer Day are $17 for ages 2-102 years old. Ticket prices increase to $20 if purchased the weekend of Dozer Day.
Please note: Everyone 2 years old and older needs a ticket for entry.
Parking fees will be updated closer to our event dates.
Do adults need tickets for entry?
Yes, everyone 2 years and older need a ticket for entry. All proceeds from the event benefit community and nonprofit organizations throughout the area. For a complete list of those who have benefitted from Dozer Day, click here.
Should I print my e-tickets?
You certainly can! Alternatively, you may show the email that contains the QR code. Either option is easy for our ticket scanners and will ensure that your check-in process is quick. If you purchased a large sum of tickets, printed tickets are probably the fastest option for gaining access to Dozer Day!
QR Codes aren't showing on my e-ticket, how to I fix that issue?
When you open your email, please make sure that you allow images to automatically download. If this setting isn’t selected, you will need to ‘right-click’ within the email to show images. Once enabled, you should see the QR code(s) and should be able to scan directly from your phone or print to any printer.
Who do I contact if I have issues purchasing or receiving tickets?
Please email our Dozer Day Support Team. As part of the Dozer Day Promise, we commit to responding in 24 hours or less.
Can we get a grant for Dozer Day tickets?
Children’s not-for-profit organizations may be eligible for free or reduced-price tickets.
Please email requests on non-profit letterhead along with IRS tax exempt documentation to Bob Snyder.
Are Dozer Day reservations refundable?
Tickets are NOT refundable or adjustable, but please be assured the donation benefits many great children’s charities.
Who are the main sponsors for Dozer Day?
Dozer Day is sponsored by many local businesses who are invested in our community. For information on becoming a sponsor or to see a detailed list of sponsors, please visit the sponsor page.
Can I volunteer to help at Dozer Day?
Yes, we would be grateful to have you join the Dozer Day 2022 Team! Please visit our volunteer page for details.
Are animals allowed at the event?
Only service animals are admitted for entry.
Where did Dozer Day Start?
The first “Dozer Day” was held in Wisconsin hosted by Halquist Stone and benefited local schools. In 2008 the Nutter Foundation acquired the rights to Dozer Day and trademarked the event. We now share Dozer Day with partners throughout the United States. See our full list of Dozer Day Event Partners here!