Does your highlight feature this year’s Most Valuable Play in youth baseball?
It’s baseball award season, and we’re looking for the Most Valuable Plays – Best Offensive Plays and Best Defensive Plays – from user highlights shared in our HiCast Sports Network. We’ve teamed up with Rawlings to bring you a lineup of the hottest prizes around, including Rawlings Custom Gloves and the NEW 2019 Quatro Bats!
Who’s eligible to win?
All of our HiCast subscribers! If you shared a highlight in our app’s HiCast Feed during 2018 before Nov 1, 2018 at 12:00am, your highlight was automatically entered in the contest.
How does the contest work and what are the deadlines?
On Mon, Nov 5 we announced our Top 25 Semi-Finalists for each category. Semi-Finalists were selected from our HiCast Feed by our HiCast Sports team. Now it’s time to CAST YOUR VOTE for one or more of our Semi-Finalists to help us narrow it down to the Top 10 Finalists. The Top 10 highlights with the most votes by Sat, Dec 1, 2018 at 12:00am will then move on to our Pro Ballplayer Judge on . Our judge will award the Top 3 Winners for Best Offensive Play and Top 3 Winners for Best Defensive Play. We’ll announce it on Mon, Dec 10, 2018. Good luck!
Awesome Prizes by
Top 3 Best Defensive Play Winners
Rawlings Custom Glove ($459.95 value) – Winners choose your leather, fit, size and pattern, and customize everything from stitching, laces, color, liner, break-in and more. Create your custom glove just like the pros!
Top 3 Best Offensive Play Winners
Rawlings 2019 Quatro Bat ($349.99 value) – Winners choose your certification, size and drop. More pop. More distance. There are no trade-offs with the NEW Quatro Pro. Hitters can be confident at the plate with the longest barrel in our lineup, an even larger sweet spot for more pop and now, incredible balance for faster swing speeds. Add the newly redesigned, stiffer handle-collar to reduce vibration and eliminate barrel drag and you have everything you need to Light 'Em Up! Check out the details.
Top 10 Finalists for Best Offensive Play & Top 10 for Best Defensive Play
Rawlings New Mach Batting Helmet ($64.99 value) – Winners pick Junior or Senior size and two-tone or tone-on-tone design in your choice of color with or without an EXT flap. Today's pitchers throw harder, and shots off the bat are faster than ever. As the industry leader in protective our engineers could not sleep until our gear matched the speed of the game. Engineered to perform. Check ‘em out!
Top 25 Semi-Finalists for Best Offensive Play & Top 25 for Best Defensive Play
Rawlings Sackpack ($29.99 value) – This player's drawstring-closure sackpack is the perfect bag to carry your must-haves to and from the ball field. It features an interior valuables pocket and an exterior zip pocket. Fits two water bottles and sunflower seeds, of course.
Frequently Asked Questions
If I’ve already shared a highlight in the HiCast Feed, is my highlight automatically entered?
Yes, if your highlight was saved and shared in 2018! If your HiCast Pass (paid subscription) is no longer active, but you shared your highlights in the HiCast Feed when it was active, you are still eligible.
Who wins the prizes, the HiCast Sports user who saved and shared the highlight or the player(s) featured in the play?
The HiCast Sports user who saved and shared the highlight in our app’s HiCast Feed is the eligible winner. The winner of the prize and can gift it to whomever they like, if they choose. We will identify the name of the featured player(s) to promote their amazing play.
Is it possible for two or more of my highlights to win?
Yes! We’re looking to award the best plays, so there is no limit to the number of your highlights that are eligible to win.
If I saved a highlight, downloaded it, and share it in social media such as Instagram or Facebook, is it eligible to win?
Nope. Your highlight must be shared in our app’s HiCast Feed. If you have a highlight, but have not yet shared it to our HiCast Feed, you can do that by October 31, 2018 at 11:59pm ET to enter. To view your saved highlights, tap on the “Highlights” screen and then tap on your highlight to view it. Next, tap “Share to HiCast” to submit it to our HiCast Feed. All highlights shared in our HiCast Feed are automatically entered.
I’ve watched games, but I’ve never saved and shared a highlight. How do I do that?
It’s super easy. Just watch this demo showing our app’s features. You can only save and share highlights using our app on your mobile device. It’s not yet possible to save and share highlights from our web viewer on your computer.
Who chooses the Top 25 Semi-Finalists for Best Offensive Play and Best Defensive Play?
Our HiCast Sports Network team chooses all Semi-Finalists from our HiCast Feed entrants at our discretion. We’re looking for the best of the best. All selections are final.
What’s the deadline for highlight submissions to the HiCast Feed?
Wed, October 31, 2018 by 11:59pm ET, which gives you plenty of time after what could be the final game 7 of the MLB World Series!
How will I know if my highlight is selected as one of the Top 25 Semi-Finalists?
And stay tuned, we’ve got our MVP Awards for Girls Fast Pitch coming soon.
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