Men's College Basketball Madness Tips Off With 11 Daktronics Equipped Venues Hosting Games
Daktronics event support provided for five venues including championship game
BROOKINGS, S.D. – Mar. 10, 2017 – The madness of march is upon us and, in 2017, Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, will have equipment at 11 venues hosting 49 games for the men's national basketball tournament. Five of those venues will receive event support from Daktronics Professional Services for a total of 20 games, including the championship game on April 3 at University of Phoenix Stadium.
"Every year during the college basketball tournaments, there are multiple high-profile events being hosted by Daktronics customers at their venues," said Jay Parker, Daktronics vice president of live events. "It's an exciting time of year as our products and services are showcased across the country. We look forward to watching the men's and women's tournaments to see the impact our products have on game-day environments."
With main video displays installed at University of Phoenix Stadium, Daktronics will also have event support for the semi-finals and championship game in Arizona. Other venues receiving on-site event support include Amway Center, BOK Center, Sprint Center and Madison Square Garden.
"Our services team routinely puts a great deal of time and effort into preparing tournament sites for the games ahead of time," said Sarah Rose, Daktronics vice president of services. "Year after year, we provide event support for the largest events in sports, and the college basketball tournaments are no exception. At every level of competition, our team brings the highest level of experience and dedication to our customers to ensure their events are successful."
As men's basketball teams play in conference tournaments for a chance to be one of 68 teams in the national tournament, 17 venues are hosting games featuring Daktronics equipment and four of those locations are relying on Daktronics for event support services.