It seems that sports enthusiasts are never satisfied with the size of their favorite stadium electronic scoreboard, and manufacturers in the U.S. are stepping up to the plate to bring the fans what they want. Whether college or professional, the scoreboards are getting bigger with technology to wow the viewers. Competition is fierce, and the list is ever changing for the winner of the top biggest scoreboards.
Historically, Texans have been able to boast that their electronic sports scoreboards have matched the theme of their state. Everyone knows that everything is bigger in Texas, but they have been outwitted and beaten on the scoreboard size. EverBank Field, home of The Jacksonville Jaguars has a new scoreboard that measures a whopping 360 feet width by 60 foot height.
The ‘Big Hoss’, as it is affectionately called, is the scoreboard at the Texas Motor Speedway. Standing at 218 ft wide by 94.6 ft tall (that’s 21 stories), it can stand wind velocity speed of up to 130 mph. To give you an idea of this size, it is large enough to fit two jumbo jets inside the parameters.
Texas continues the tradition of having the highest quantity of large sports scoreboards in its state. The NRG Stadium, is set up for both indoor and outdoor games, with the retractable roof. Formerly known as Reliant Park, their electronic scoreboard comes in at 277.17 ft wide by 52.49 ft tall. This should bring excellent viewing as they host the 2017 Super Bowl.
The AT&T Stadium is home to the famous Dallas Cowboys. Their electronic scoreboard once held the record as the largest in the country, with a size of 160 ft wide by 72 ft in height.
Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington hosts a variety of games, but their pride and joy is their electronic sports scoreboard, with dimensions of 202 ft wide by 57 ft tall.
Levi’s Stadium is home to the San Francisco 49ers. Their electronic sports scoreboard is a combination of traditional and transparent and comes in at a size of 200 ft wide x 48 ft in height.
Denver, Colorado has the Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Home of the Denver Broncos, the stadium’s scoreboard measures 222 ft by 40 ft.
Kauffman Stadium is home to the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Missouri. The remodeled forty one year old stadium displays a scoreboard with a size of 105 ft wide by 84 ft tall.
Nashville, Tennessee may be known for their music and festivities, but they are also home to the LP Field, of the Tennessee Titans. The electronic scoreboard measures 54 ft by 157 ft.
Citizens Bank Park (aka The Bank or CBP) in Philadelphia, PA is the home of the Philadelphia Phillies. Replacing the beloved Veterans Park stadium, the scoreboard measures 76 ft by 97 ft.
Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas is known as the 6th largest stadium in the United States. The scoreboard measures 134 ft wide x 55 ft tall.