Daktronics Equipment, Support Staff Prepared for Madness at Multiple Venues for College Basketball This March

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Mar. 14, 2014 – Daktronics (NASDAQ – DAKT) of Brookings, S.D., will have video displays and scoring equipment at 44 venues as men's and women's college basketball teams compete for conference championships across the country and for the national championships. Of those venues, 11 have Daktronics event support staff on hand for every game.

"The number of facilities that use Daktronics equipment is a testament to the quality of products, service and support that we are able to provide to our customers," said Sarah Rose, Daktronics service manager. "We're proud to have these facilities as customers as they rely on us to ensure their equipment is operating as intended to entertain and inform basketball fans during these tournaments."

All 11 facilities receiving Daktronics event support have a technician on site two hours prior to the gates opening for each event. Those technicians remain on site for the duration of all games, assisting with any display or control system needs that might arise during the event. A sampling of these venues includes Madison Square Garden, which recently upgraded their video displays in 2013 and is hosting the men's Big East championship and the men's East Regional games of the national tournament, and Amway Center, a long time Daktronics customer hosting second and third round games of the national tournament.

"Our certified technicians provide our customers with a piece of mind; if any issue should happen to arise, someone is right there to help them resolve it," continued Rose. "Providing these services is unmatched in the industry and a large reason why customers feel comfortable in choosing Daktronics for their display and scoring system needs."

Daktronics has equipment at 16 facilities for men's conference championships and at 12 facilities used for the men's national championship tournament. Likewise, Daktronics has equipment at 12 facilities for women's conference championships and 17 facilities used for the women's national championship tournament.

Daktronics also supplied additional LED scorer's tables and on-site event support, including running their control room for all games, at the Summit League Tournament held at the Sioux Falls Arena in Sioux Falls, S.D.

The list of 11 facilities with a Daktronics event support technician on site includes the following:

  • Amway Center, Orlando, Fla.
  • Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Ga.
  • Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y.
  • MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Sioux Falls Arena, Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo.
  • UD Arena, Dayton, Ohio
  • Vieias Arena, San Diego, California