How to Setup my Youtube Stream?

Modified on Wed, 26 Jun at 10:31 PM

There are two options when streaming a production to Youtube:

1.) Streaming a production that you can schedule yourself within MyArena.

2.) Streaming a production that Synergy has scheduled for you. i.e. A Division I game.

Option 1: Streaming a Production that You Can Schedule

1.) To being you can either go to or and then click on the camera icon on the top right corner of your screen.

2.) Once you click on the camera icon you will see the following image options below. Click on the "Go Live" option.

3.) If you click on the Go Live option or go directly go to the live dashboard using the following link, you will see the following image menu below. This

menu will allow you to schedule a future broadcast or allow you to access the "Go Live" option.

4.) Once you have chosen your option above, you will the be faced with the option to use a Built-in webcam or Streaming Software.

Note: You must ALWAYS choose the "Streaming Software" option.

5.) Once you have either schedule a broadcast or use the "Go Live" option, you will then be presented with the screen shot below. Copy your stream URL and stream key together.

Example: You will need combine both your stream URL and stream key into a single URL. Your stream URL will be like the following link rtmp:// and your stream key would look like a series of random letters and numbers such as this: dasm-78re-mmur-kzxz-74fa 

Friendly Reminder: You will need to add a forward slash at the end of the stream URL and then place the stream key after the forward slash. 

An example of this would be: rtmp://

6.) Once you have your combined your stream URL and stream key, go to MyArena, if you want to stream anything that you can schedule. Once in MyArena, go to the Stream Configurations tab on the left side of the menu. 

Please see the image below.

7.) Once you are in the Stream Configurations menu, the menu will list all the competitions that you can potentially schedule for. 

An example of this would be shown in the image below.

8.) Select the competition you want to stream by clicking on the arrow on the right side of the screen. This will bring you to a new Stream Configuration menu where you must select a custom RTMP configuration and then paste your combined custom stream URL and stream key from YouTube into the box where the Custom RTMP configuration is located.

Please see the image below:

NOTE: Please make sure that you save any custom RTMP changes by clicking the "Save" button at the bottom of the screen.

Option 2:  Streaming a Game that is Synergy Scheduled (Division I)

1.) When you are streaming a game that is a regular season Division I game, you will go to the scheduling tab within MyArena. 

Please see the screenshot below, in order to locate the "Scheduling" tab.

2.) Locate your Synergy scheduled game within the list of upcoming or live events and click on the "Steaming" button on the right side of the screen. 

Please see the image below.

3.) After clicking the "Streaming" button, paste your combined URL which you will have gotten from YouTube into the text box that states "Override Streaming Destination".

Friendly Reminder: Press the small icon button on the same line where the red arrow is located on the image below. The icon is shown below. Clicking this icon will apply your changes.

Friendly Reminder: Please make sure that your YouTube account is ready to receive a live broadcast before following the steps above.

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