OFFICIAL RULES & REGULATIONS
All User Content is subject to the guidelines set forth on the Legal page at SportsCastr.com/legal
We encourage all SportsCastr members to review these guidelines.
SPORTSCASTR IS A LIVE VIDEO STREAMING PLATFORM
While we encourage creative uses of SportsCastr, in order to qualify for the Weekly and Monthly Leaderboard prizes all users must stream live video. Those users who disable or cover their cameras are welcome to use SportsCastr, but will be automatically disqualified from Monthly Leaderboard contention.
Likewise, manipulation of view counts via the use of third-party platforms may result in Leaderboard disqualification.
SPORTSCASTR IS INTERACTIVE VIDEO PLATFORM
In order for a stream to qualify for the Weekly and Monthly Leaderboard prizes, the SportsCastr's face must be present for the majority of the live-stream.
COPYRIGHTED CONTENT — INCREASED ENFORCEMENT
Any streams that display copyrighted content will be flagged as ineligible for competition in the Monthly Leaderboard. SportsCastr will not promote or endorse the redistribution or rebroadcast of games and live events that are owned by other entities. If you are watching a game/event/match on television, or streaming it via digital service, you may not use SportsCastr to redistribute that broadcast.
While we encourage SportsCastr to make their live-streams as brief or as long as they like, streams that are found to be of gratuitous length, and which may include extended periods of inactivity from the broadcaster, may be ruled ineligible for contention in the Weekly and/or Monthly Leaderboards.
VIEW COUNT MANIPULATION
Attempts to manipulate view counts and other metrics are strictly prohibited and may result in a member’s removal from the leaderboard competition. Repeated offenses may result in member’s account being permanently banned. Such manipulations include:
Using bots or pay-for-view services;
Refreshing live streams and/or replays;
Opening multiple tabs with the same live stream or replay and refreshing;
Users jumping in and out and back in again;
Encouraging users to jump in and out and back in again;
Playing your own replay over and over;
Encouraging others to play your replay over and over
In the same manner that a digital publisher or blog would never compensate a writer who pens an article with no words in it, so the administrators of SportsCastr have the right to bar those streams that do no include active sports commentary from counting towards a Leaderboard ranking. The administrators of SportsCastr will make no judgment as to the quality of the content, but reserve the right to disqualify live-streams based upon an absence of participation on the part of the broadcaster.
These are examples of prohibited use, but further offenses not listed here may also lead to disqualification.
Remember, folks, sports are only as good as the rules which govern them. So keep it honest, keep it fair and happy Casting!