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Houston to Install Video Board for 2018

Oct. 26, 2017

HOUSTON -- With the generosity and support of the Diamond Club, the University of Houston Softball program and Head Coach Kristin Vesely are proud to announce an LED, Daktronics video board is coming to Cougar Softball Stadium in Spring 2018.

All funds for the project were privately raised through the Diamond Club, the restricted giving arm of Cougar Pride in support of Houston Softball.

“A state-of-the-art video board will immediately elevate the gameday experience for our fans and student-athletes,” Vesely said. “Fans will have the ability to see replays and the personalities of our players on the big screen, while the board’s capabilities also opens doors for in-game marketing and quality streaming opportunities.

“To have the one of the biggest video boards in the nation, we could not be more thrilled with the notoriety it will bring for us to share the direction we are moving as a program and athletic department. We want to thank all of our Diamond Club members for seeing our vision and investing in order to make this possible.”

According to Daktronics, the new outfield video board will be the fifth largest at an on-campus softball stadium in the country and the largest in the state of Texas.

“This will be an impressive softball video display for the University of Houston, one of the largest in the country,” Daktronics Sales Representative Dan Fjeldheim said. “Daktronics is honored to continue its partnership with UH and IMG. We look forward to seeing the display in action for the 2018 softball season.”

Video Board Breakdown
Dimensions  29’ 3.1’’ Tall x 24’ 4.0’’ Wide
Display  13HD Video
Resolution  560 x 560
Active Area  24’ x 24’

The board, which will sit just beyond the left-field wall, will stand 29-feet-3.1-inches tall and measure 24-feet-4.0-inches wide with 576 square feet of space (24-feet by 24-feet) for live video, instant replays, statistics and scoring information, graphics and animations, and sponsor messages. The display features a 13HD pixel layout for crisp, clear imagery for a great view from every seat at the stadium.

The display is capable of variable content zoning allowing it to show one large image or multiple zones of differing content to bring fans the information they crave at every event.


ABOUT DAKTRONICS
Daktronics helps its customers to impact their audiences throughout the world with large-format LED video displays, message displays, scoreboards, digital billboards, audio systems and control systems in sport, business and transportation applications. Founded in 1968 as a USA-based manufacturing company, Daktronics has grown into the world leader in audiovisual systems and implementation with offices around the globe.


SHASTA PASS
The Houston Athletics Ticket Office is once again proud to offer the Shasta Pass for the 2017-18 season. For just $80, Cougar fans can purchase one Shasta Pass, which allows season-long general admission entrance to all Houston Volleyball, Soccer, Women's Basketball and Softball home games.

The Shasta Pass offers Houston fans a substantial saving as single-game tickets start at $5 for all four sports. To purchase a Shasta Pass, call 713-GO-COOGS or CLICK HERE.


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JOIN DIAMOND CLUB
Fans can help support the Houston Softball program by joining the Diamond Club. To find out more information about the Diamond Club, visit UHCougars.com or call Cougar Pride at (713) 743-GoUH. For more information, CLICK HERE.


 

 

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