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Live stream your games, complete with a real-time scoreboard.

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LIVE VIDEO STREAMING

Stream your live games for free

Live video streaming features

Stream your games live from GameChanger Team Manager and bring the action straight to everyone. It’s free to stream and watch on iOS and Android devices.

  • GoPro and Mevo compatible
  • Video Archives
  • GameStream scoreboard integration
  • Audience controls
  • Clip sharing
Cameras & Mounting Tools

Improve your streams with the right gear

'Mevo Start' Camera
GameChanger Mounting Kit
The Fence Clip
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SETUP TIPS

Point and shoot.
It's that easy.

Using a smartphone or external camera, a staff member can broadcast a live video stream from within the GameChanger Team Manager app.

Step 1
Position your smartphone correctly for live streaming
Position device

Position the smartphone or external camera to capture as much of the action. Attaching it to a fence works best if using a mounting solution.

Step 2
Go live in the app in order to begin live streaming
Stream the game

Tap the “Go Live” button to start a live video stream and leave it until the game is over. Your team community will be alerted when the event is live.

Step 3
Begin scorekeeping your game in order to update the live stream with scores and game status
Score the game

Score the game on another device to ensure that the scoreboard displays on the live stream.

BEST PRACTICES

Frame the game

Using a smartphone or external camera, a staff member can broadcast a live video stream from within the GameChanger Team Manager app.

  • Mount a phone to the outside of the backstop fence using a mounting kit. It will keep your phone firmly positioned.
  • The optimal position will cover third and first base in the field of view to capture all the action.
  • Plug the phone into an external battery pack while it’s recording to eliminate the risk of your phone dying.
  • Use a smartphone cover to protect your phone from the sun and inclement weather.
  • Put your phone into 'do not disturb' mode to prevent the live stream from pausing when you receive a phone call.
Live streaming for softball on iPhone
  • Mount your phone onto a tripod in a position that will cover as much of the court as possible.
  • Attach a super wide angle lens to your smartphone to capture more of the court from a closer distance.
  • Plug the phone into an external battery pack while it’s recording to eliminate the risk of your phone dying.
  • Put your phone into 'do not disturb' mode to prevent the live stream from pausing when you receive a phone call.
Live video streaming for basketball
  • Mount your phone onto a tripod in a position that will cover as much of the field as possible.
  • Attach a super wide angle lens to your smartphone to capture more field from a closer distance.
  • Plug the phone into an external battery pack while it’s recording to eliminate the risk of your phone dying.
  • Use a smartphone cover to protect your phone from the sun and inclement weather.
  • Put your phone into 'do not disturb' mode to prevent the live stream from pausing when you receive a phone call.
Live video streaming for soccer
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Check out our help videos

We've created a series of videos to help you learn how to stream in the app as well as how to best use our custom GameChanger mounting kit

Check out GameChanger's Mounting Kit
Our mounting kit makes quality streaming with GameChanger Team Manager easier than ever! Keep your shot steady so your fans never miss a moment.
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FAQ

Questions?

If you cannot find the answers you are looking for, please contact us by visiting our customer support website or email our support team directly at teammanager@gc.com.

Who can live stream the game from within GameChanger Team Manager?

Staff members of any team have the ability to live stream from within the GameChanger Team Manager app right now. Just navigate to your scheduled games and click "Go Live" within any event.

Who can watch the live streamed games?

The staff member streaming the game can choose between allowing only family members and players (for teams whose age group allows for players to have their own account) to see the live stream, or allowing family members, players, and team fans to see the live stream.

How much does it cost?

It's free for staff members to stream, watch, and access the video archives. Confirmed members and fans can watch the live stream for free, but advanced features like accessing the video archives, the box score, play-by-play and the plays announcer require a subscription.

Do I need a strong internet connection to live stream a game?

We recommend that you are connected to the internet via a stable WiFi connection. You can also use cellular data to stream, but please note that this may consume multiple GB of data. To avoid this, you may want to consider using a mobile hotspot.

How much will live streaming video drain my smartphone battery?

Streaming is a battery intensive operation for any phone. Your battery is going to drain. We recommend fully charging your phone prior to live streaming, and if possible, plugging your phone into an external battery.

What happens if I leave the app while streaming?

If you put the app in the background for a short period of time (30 seconds or so) then the stream will pause for all viewers. Viewers will receive a message saying that the stream is paused. Once you return to the app you will be able to resume streaming. Please note that the stream will end if you leave the app for longer than this period of time.

What happens if I lose my cellular/WiFi connection while streaming a game?

If you lose your connection while streaming, the stream will end for viewers. They will get a message saying that the stream has been ended. You will be able to restart streaming once you have a strong enough connection.

What is the best way to stream a game?

We recommend that you are connected to the internet via a stable WiFi connection. You can also use cellular data to stream, but please note that this may consume multiple GB of data. To avoid this, you may want to consider using a mobile hotspot.

Can I provide score updates to the Live Video scoreboard for sports other than Baseball, Softball, and Basketball?

If you are scoring a soccer, football, field hockey, hockey, lacrosse, rugby (union) or water polo game, viewers will see the GameStream scoreboard with the live video feed.

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