The 6 Best Scoreboards

Updated April 26, 2017 by Johnny Woodard

6 Best Scoreboards
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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Whether you are keeping score at a football, basketball or baseball game or a soccer match , one of these scoreboards will make certain the crowd knows who is winning. From compact, tabletop options to electronic models complete with sounds, one of these will be perfect for your school, club or sports hall. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best scoreboard on Amazon.

6. Sportshero Portable Multisport

There's nothing extravagant about the Sportshero Portable Multisport, but it is reliable and can be easily used by anyone. Large PVC coated cards in red and blue contrast nicely with oversized white numerals, to make certain spectators and competitors know who is winning.
  • collapsible design for easy storage
  • not suitable for all sports
  • score only goes to 30
Brand Sportshero
Model pending
Weight 1.6 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

5. SSG Portable Manual Scorekeeper

An SSG Portable Manual Scorekeeper has bold white-on-red and red-on-white numbers that are easy to read from across the court or field, despite only being 6 inches in height. It also displays periods up to a count of 5, adding to its versatility.
  • convenient carry handle
  • folds away when not in use
  • easily damaged by water
Brand Athletic Connection
Model 1196177
Weight 4.6 pounds
Rating 3.5 / 5.0

4. Gameday Basketball Portable

For the driveway hoops game, one model stands above the others. The Gameday Basketball Portable is playful and functional, with a friendly appearance and sound effects that include a countdown clock and buzzer. This is an ideal choice for children and the young at heart.
  • programmed with 10 games
  • referee button settles foul disputes
  • attaches to portable basketball pole
Brand GameDay Scoreboards
Model pending
Weight 1.2 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

3. BSN Manual Scorekeeper

This BSN Manual Scorekeeper comes with an easy-to-adjust stand, so you can keep score anywhere, from the sidelines to the edge of the court, even if you don't have a dedicated scorekeeper's table setup. The PVC frame is light but sturdy, lending it portability.
  • can also be used on a table
  • two erasable team panels
  • 7-inch numbers printed on vinyl
Brand SSG
Model 1162448
Weight 5.2 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

2. Tachikara Porta-Score

The Tachikara Porta-Score displays rounds or periods up to nine, making it perfect for a number of sporting events. A simple and reliable design with "home" and "guest" labels, it is effortlessly flipped shut and closed for transport and storage.
  • large bright number tiles
  • tiles made from durable nylon
  • keeps score up to 99
Brand Tachikara
Model Porta-Score
Weight 1.3 pounds
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

1. MacGregor Multisport

Whether you're keeping score at a high school basketball game or a peewee football match, the MacGregor Multisport has got you covered. It can display scores ranging into the triple digits, and can count time up to or down from 99:99.
  • horn and buzzer sounds
  • bonus and possession indicators
  • easy to use controls
Brand MacGregor
Model T90
Weight 25 pounds
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

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Last updated on April 26, 2017 by Johnny Woodard

Johnny Woodard fled the sweltering South and a career in journalism to pursue comedy and edit a popular comedy/sports website in Los Angeles.


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