Video Board Messages

Birthday? Anniversary? Retirement? Marriage proposal? Celebrate all of life’s special occasions with a personal message on the videoboard at a Columbia football or basketball game! Messages will be displayed during breaks on the video board along with an address by our Public Address Announcer.


$50 per message

A maximum of 30 messages will be sold per game

Message will be displayed at least one (1) time during a break in the game

Each message is limited to 60 characters (including spaces and punctuation)

There will be one (1) message displayed at a time

Message requests must be received a minimum of 7 days in advance of the event and payment must be collected in advance of the event.

The message cannot contain any form of commercialism, political commentary, etc., and comply with NCAA and Ivy League conference and university rules, regulations and policies.

The Columbia University has the right to edit or refuse to display any message.

Please email the content of your request to and a Columbia Athletics representative will be in contact to approve the message and collect payment.