2023 ML8 Youth Fall Challenge
Oct 15, 2023 - Oct 15, 2023
All games will be filmed from an elevated perspective
Film Package Options
All Games Package $199
Post Event Price: $249
- All games your team played in at this event
- Includes any all-star, championship, or playoff games
- Full 1920x1080 HD
- Elevated position
- Muted Sound
- Online clipping tool to download highlight ready clips
- Single User License: only the purchaser can access the film. You will be able to view the entire games streaming online anytime and download 100% editable clips of your athlete for use in highlight reels. Full download access is only available via the TEAM PACKAGE.
By purchasing the All Games package you will receive an unedited digital copy of all games your team played in at this event. If the event contains an All-Star, playoff, or championship game, these games will be included as well. All games refers to all games for ONE Team (not all games at the event). If you play on two teams, you will need to order a second video package to get access to a second teams worth of footage. You will receive access to the footage digitally, a hard copy will not be sent. Please Note: This package comes with a SINGLE USER LICENSE. What this means is only you will have rights to access and download the footage, you CANNOT share with others who did not purchase the game(s). You will be able to view the entire game(s) streaming online and download up to twenty 45-second clips of your athlete per game(s). These clips are 100% editable and can be used with any editing software. It in no way restricts your ability to edit the footage into a recruiting highlight reel for your athlete. The ability to download an entire full game file not in clip form is restricted with a Single User License and is only available with a Team Package order containing a Multi-User License. After the event you will get an email notification when the film is ready prompting you to log in. At that point you choose your team from a dropdown and all of your games will populate into your video library. The film is muted to protect event spectators that are unaware their audio is being recorded. Sound in the game film does not affect the recruiting value of game film.
Team Package $850
Post Event Price: $1,000
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- Copy of every game your team plays in at this event
- Includes playoffs, championships, or all-star games
- Most cost effective - Split price with team
- Multi-User License - Ability to distribute to the team and download full game files
- Discounted highlight reels
- Full 1920x1080 HD
- Elevated angle
- Muted sound
When purchasing a Team Package you will be receiving an unedited digital copy of every guaranteed game that your team plays in at this event. The pricing is one flat rate that we encourage you to split with other members of the team. All games will be filmed from the best vantage point the facility allows. Footage is sent digitally. The purchaser will gain access to a dashboard admin feature to send and distribute footage to other members of the team. Purchaser will be solely in charge of distributing access, and First Scout will not do so. By purchasing with the team you will have multi-user access. This allows everyone who participated in the team purchase to have access to the videos and download the full game file. All footage is completely editable. Game film will have muted sound. The film is muted to protect event spectators that are unaware they are being recorded. Sound in the game film does not affect the recruiting value of game film.
Standard Highlight Reel$150 Regular Price - $250, save when ordered with this event
- Text intro page with bio, achievements, etc
- Spot shadow isolation effect on each play
- 15 play maximum in the order you submit (you pick the plays)
- Can submit additional film to use
Standard Highlights are an individual highlight reel for a player made using spot shadow isolation graphics. This reel can be made using any footage received from us PLUS anything else you may submit (your own home camera, other purchased film, spring season footage, etc...). You must watch and submit a time index of up to 15 plays you would like used in your highlight film. Plays will appear in your video in the order you list them on the index. If you want us to use film that is located on Hudl or another source, you must download it in order to send it to us through our file uploader that can be accessed from your customer dashboard. We will not login to your 3rd party accounts. Please review Section D of our Terms and Conditions for further information on what’s included.
Premier Highlight Reel$250 Regular Price - $400, save when ordered with this event
- Text/Photo title card with bio, achievements, etc
- Isolation Spot Graphics
- Tracker graphics that move with the player
- Specialty graphics (Face-off/Draw Enhancement, Assist Vision, etc)
- 20 plays maximum (you pick the plays)
- 1 Round of re-arrangements (if needed)
- Can submit additional film to use
Premier Highlights are an individual highlight reel for a player made using our full line of graphics. This reel can be made using any footage received from us PLUS anything else you may submit (your own home camera, other purchased film, spring season footage, etc...). You must watch and submit a time index of up to 15 plays you would like used in your highlight film. Plays will appear in your video in the order you list them on the index. If you want us to use film that is located on Hudl or another source, you must download it in order to send it to us through our file uploader that can be accessed from your customer dashboard. We will not login to your 3rd party accounts. Please review Section D of our Terms and Conditions for further information on what’s included.
How To Use Game Film
Why do you need video and what do you do with it?
The purpose of purchasing film is to use it for the college recruiting process. Players should start compiling a library of game footage in preparation to create a highlight reel. When contacting a college coach, one of the first things they'll ask for is to see your highlights. Other benefits of having film are to review your game play, show friends and family, and share on social media.
"Film from First Scout has been an essential investment. When it came time to begin contacting college coaches, we were ready with high quality, professional footage. We will look for you at future tournaments!” Laura Wooten - Parent
"First Scout Team is extremely professional and very responsive. They have a very experienced team who know the impact a strong highlight reel can have in the recruiting process. They know best length of time for your reel, and what coaches are looking for as they choose their clips. I would definitely recommend First Scout for your next reel." Julie Rosga - Parent
“We highly recommend First Scout Productions. We tried another sports video company because they were less expensive and were disappointed by both the service and results. First Scout helped our son get recruited by many colleges and universities for lacrosse.” Kristin Patrican - Parent
How does film help me get recruited?Film, specifically an edited highlight reel, is a powerful tool in the modern recruiting process. It showcases your BEST plays from a potentially vast amount of material and efficiently allows college coaches to see what you're capable of. Film is not the end all be all in the recruiting process as there are many other variables involved, but there's NO DOUBT that it's become a necessity in modern recruiting. "My son was fortunate enough to be contacted by 53 college coaches and every one of the coaches requested film.” - First Scout Customer. Coaches will ask you for film. What will you send them?
Why do college coaches use film?Plain and simple it increases exposure during the recruiting process. Coaches have limited time and budgets to view high school players. They are limited by NCAA regulations as to the amount of communication they can have with a player and are even subject to blackout periods where they cannot view tournaments or programs. During these periods they watch footage - more specifically, highlight reels of players, a compilation of their best overall plays from multiple games only a couple of minutes in length, approximately 15-20 plays total. At tournaments, there are only so many athletes a coach can see and often the coach’s assistants are sent to help with scouting. The coach’s assistant will take notes on players and report back to the coach. Having the ability to compare notes with actual game footage, or better yet, a highlight reel, is crucial in the recruiting process.
Can I edit the film myself?All of our videos are fully editable and delivered in either a .MOV file or a .MP4 file format with an H.264 Codec. Full game downloads (only available with multi-user licensed packages) will be delivered as a .MP4 file. All clips generated and downloading from game film will be delivered as .MOV files
Can I download the film?The way you download your video depends on the license you purchased. With a Team Package you get multi-user license meaning you can watch it streaming online anytime, download the full game file at once, or use our online clipping tool to splice out your athletes specific clips and download just those. With our single-user license you can only use the clipping tool and watch the game streaming. All cut up clips can be used in any editing software and in no way stops you from creating a highlight reel of the athlete. All games remain on our systems indefinitely and can be cut up or watched anytime.