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Capitals Launch Sign-ups for Caps Branded License Plates in Maryland and Virginia

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
ARLINGTON, VA., – 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

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.
Created in 2000, Washington Capitals Charities offers unique resources and programs to other charities and organizations on behalf of the Washington Capitals. Their mission is to create, maintain and support community programs in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area that encourage participation in hockey, serve to educate youth, assist those who are less fortunate and focus on health and wellness. Washington Capitals Charities is also committed to supporting the charitable endeavors, initiatives and foundations of the team’s players and alumni.
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