Paint splatter accent Scoreboard Messages


Commemorate a birthday, anniversary, or special event by displaying a scrolling message on the Nationals scoreboard during the middle of the fifth inning of any home game! Scoreboard messages include a customizable line of 30 characters or fewer with spaces and punctuation. “Happy Birthday,” “Happy Anniversary,” etc., are not counted in the 30-character limit.

The Nationals reserve the right to approve and edit any message if necessary. Messages that are obscene, offensive, or include foul language will not be accepted. If you have any questions, please email us at

Proceeds from the scoreboard message program benefit Nationals Philanthropies.



Scoreboard Messages must be submitted more than 24 hours before a game. If you do not see the game listed, you have missed the deadline to order online. Orders will be processed in the order in which they are received and will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. You will receive an e-mail confirmation shortly after the close of the submission period to confirm your order.

MARRIAGE PROPOSALS or full-Screen scoreboard message

Nationals Park offers the following options for Full-Screen Scoreboard Messages:

  1. Standard Scoreboard Marriage Proposal or Full-Screen Scoreboard Message – $500.00
    This includes a message hold on the entire screen at the end of the scrolling scoreboard messages which run during the middle of the fifth inning.
  2. Full-Screen Video Scoreboard Marriage Proposal – $1,500.00
    A video proposal will include a full-screen video feed of the proposal on the scoreboard.

To request a marriage proposal or full-screen scoreboard message, please reach out to

in the event of a game postponement

In the event of rainouts or other circumstances requiring the postponement of a game, Scoreboard Messages will be honored and displayed during the middle of the fifth inning on the rescheduled game date. In the event a ticket holder cannot attend the rescheduled game, they may reach out to to request a refund or reschedule the message for a different game date.

For all other game delay and postponement information, please refer to for the policy applicable to the affected game and retain possession of your ticket, as it may need to be presented at a later time.