New scoreboard, video boards, ribbon displays and sound system for Memorial Stadium in 2013

New Illinois scoreboard for Memorial Stadium

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In the spring and summer, Daktronics will install a new videoboard that is four times the size of the current model. And there's more. Three ribbon boards are being put in, along with a new sound system and two auxiliary videoboards..

"No matter where you are sitting in the stadium, you will be able to see down, distance and score."

The increased size of the scoreboard is obvious. Young said fans will also notice a major change in the sound quality at Memorial Stadium. Announcements will actually be heard in all corners of the building.

Size-wise, the new scoreboard will rank among the 20 largest in the country. There's a whole lot more room for signage, out-of-town scores, statistics, social media, you name it.

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