Community Streaming Guidelines

We welcome community streamers in all languages to broadcast our Dota 2 events using DOTA TV. It is important for us that the Dota 2 community grows and has access to top level Dota 2 content.

We want to encourage community streamers to be creative and produce exciting content for their fans, at the same time, we would like to emphasise that in-line with the Dota 2 community stream policy the community streams should be strictly non-commercial.

In addition, the following streaming requirements must be followed by all community streamers of the Dota 2 events produced by ESL. Those requirements are created to enable long-term growth and sustainability of us and our official partners while still enabling streamers and community personalities to cover the event:

1. Streaming Titles

The community stream title has to follow a standardised format of “Full Name of Event – Team A vs. Team B”, for example, “ESL One Malaysia 2022 – Team A vs. Team B”.

2. Do's and Don'ts

Community streamers must not have professional studio level broadcast features such as a live producer, balancing audio or playing graphics. In addition, a physical set with several talents is not allowed. This list is not exhaustive, if in doubt please contact us for a confirmation.

3. Environment

Create a positive and inclusive environment and ensure proper moderation of your chat.

The community stream’s twitch channel must include an Info Box that links to the main broadcast.

For more news and information on our Dota tournaments, make sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook!