High School Esports League Broadcasting Guide

Learn to broadcast your games using obs!

Step 1:

Download and install OBS studio for your operating system.

Step 2:

Link your Twitch account to your OBS studio under File > Settings > Stream OR find your stream key from your Twitch dashboard and click. Copy and paste your stream key into the “Stream Key” field in OBS.

Step 3:

Configure your settings to fit your broadcast needs. Under the Output section of the settings page set the “Output Mode” to simple. Keep the settings as default.

Step 4:

Determine your optimal resolution using the chart below. You will likely need to run some test streams to determine the best resolution for your case.

Resolution FPS Bitrate Rec. Upload Speeds
1920x1080p 60 4500 - 6000 kbps 6.5 - 8+ mbps
1920x1080p 40 4500 - 6000 kbps 5.5 - 7+ mbps
1280x720p 60 3500 - 5000 kbps 5.5 - 7+ mbps
1280x720p 30 2500 - 4000 kbps 4.5 - 6+ mbps
720x480p 60 1500 - 3000 kbps 3.5 - 5+ mbps

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