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What We Do

Since 2005, the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission (KCMCC) has hosted the Guns N Hoses event that pairs our area's finest Police Officers, Fire Fighters and Paramedics to compete in sanctioned boxing matches that celebrate the strength, dedication and loyalty of these awesome men and women. This event benefits the programs of the KCMCC, primarily the Surviving Spouse and Family Endowment Fund (SAFE). 

Who We Help

SAFE provides financial assistance to the dependent families of first responders in SAFE's 12-county coverage area who are killed or suffer catastrophic injury in the line of duty. Often, insurance and other benefits can take weeks or even months to pay while the financial responsibilities for the family do not stop. One of the most important aspects of SAFE is the immediate financial assistance provided within 24-48 hours following the tragic loss of their loved one.


Kansas City Guns N Hoses has grown into one of the largest fundraisers for the Crime Commission's SAFE program. We are proud to share that our family benefits have progressed from $3,000 when we began in 2005 to $25,000 today, thanks in part to events like this and all of our dedicated boxers, volunteers and patrons. To learn more about SAFE, visit our program page here.

Those We Honor

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Kansas City Municipal Auditorium

301 West 13th Street, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO 64105 

JUNE 24, 2023

5:00 - 6:30 PM - VIP Party

5:30 PM - Doors Open to the public 

6:30 PM - Opening Ceremony 

7:00 PM - First bout begins 

Questions? Please Contact 

Tami Holthus

816-960-6800 x 228

Jan Zimmerman

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Please take a moment to remember our fallen first responders. These men and women, and their families, dedicated their lives to protecting and serving our communities. It is with honor that we remember their sacrifices and continue to support everyone who is willing to lay down their own life to protect ours.

All of our SAFE first responders will be honored at our 2023 Guns N Hoses event.

Kansas City Guns N Hoses combines KC's love of those who serve and protect us with a fun and friendly competition benefiting the families of our fallen
through SAFE


General Admission

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster. General Admission tickets are $25.

Ticketmaster is the exclusive ticket provider for Municipal Auditorium. No additional fees charged when you purchase your tickets at the Municipal Box Office window at 301 W 13th St, KCMO. Municipal Box Office Hours are Monday-Friday 10am-5pm. 

A $25 ticket is $25 if you go to the box office window.

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VIP Tables, Ringside Seats And More

Purchase a VIP Table, Ringside Seats, or a block of premium Uppercut Loge seats to enjoy the action up close while supporting our first responders!

All VIP Tables and Ringside Seats include VIP Party access with a meal and beverage. Uppercut Loge reserved blocks of seats include a beverage.


To view VIP Table sponsorship opportunities, click below.


Mobile Auction

Check out our 2023 Guns N Hoses mobile auction and register to bid. Bidding will begin on Monday, June 19th. You are not required to attend Guns N Hoses to participate in the auction.



All first responders within the twelve counties covered by SAFE are eligible to compete in this annual event through an application process. No boxing experience is necessary! Our training gyms, professional trainers and entire team make sure all of our competitors are safe and enjoy the several month training journey of health, friendly competition and above all, support for their brothers and sisters.

Thank you for your interest as a boxer for the 2023 KC Guns N Hoses.

The registration is now CLOSED. 

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