This effort was attempted in Virginia a few years back and did not get enough applications at the time.¬† I think there will be a better result this time around.¬† Maryland, you’re all set.¬† See the following Capitals’ Press Release for more details along with what the heck I’m talking about.
ARLINGTON, VA., ‚Äì Washington Capitals fans in Maryland and Virginia will soon have a new means to show their team spirit by purchasing Caps license plates. Applications for both states are available now at WashingtonCaps.com/licenseplate.
Fans can also pick up a copy of either application at the community relations table behind section 104 on the main concourse or at the fan club table during a Caps home game.
The cost for the Caps Maryland license plate will be a one-time fee of $50, with half of the fee benefiting Washington Capitals Charities.¬† The plates will feature the Caps eagle logo and will be distributed in November 2008 at the earliest. During the season the Caps will host an online auction of the first 100 Maryland license plates with proceeds also benefiting Washington Capitals Charities. Details regarding the auction will be announced at a later date.
Prepaid applications are now being accepted to establish the Caps Virginia license plate. Currently 350 prepaid applications are necessary before the plates will be placed in circulation. The cost to Virginia drivers will be an annual fee of $25. Once the Caps reach a milestone of 1,000 Caps Virginia license plates, $15 of the annual fee will benefit Washington Capitals Charities. The Virginia design is currently in development and will be available in the upcoming months. Fans will receive their license plates during the 2009-10 season.