Frequently Asked Questions
Site & Subscription Questions
What comes with purchasing a subscription?
When you subscribe, you gain full access to exclusive scouting reports, prospect game videos, player projection notes, and proprietary OFP grade explanations for every player listed in our JuCo Database. Those reports are only available to subscribers, and cannot be seen or accessed by the general public. To view subscription tiers, please click here.
How do I pay for a subscription?
We accept all major credit cards and debit cards via our secure online payment system run by Stripe. You do not need an account with Stripe to purchase a subscription; simply enter your credit card information directly on our secure subscription page, create your account, and receive access to our content immediately!
Do you offer any coupon codes for subscriptions?
Yes, we do offer coupon codes on occasion. If we are currently offering any discounts, they’ll be listed on our subscription page. We also recommend you follow us on Twitter, and like us on Facebook. When we offer discounts, we’ll publicize it on those channels.
Will my subscription renew automatically?
Yes, some of our subscription tiers are set to automatically recur on your renewal date. It’s your responsibility to toggle it on/off on your My Account page before renewal. If for some reason you want to change the recurring payment settings in your account, and you can’t, please email email@example.com with your account information and what you want to do, and we’ll take care of it for you.
How can I cancel my subscription?
You can cancel your subscription any time prior to a renewal date. You may cancel by going to the ‘My Account’ page and following the cancellation process. If that does not work, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your account information to cancel prior to your renewal date so you won’t be charged again, and we’ll take care of it for you.
How can I receive a refund on my subscription?
We do NOT offer refunds on subscription purchases. Once your subscription has been paid for or automatically renewed, there are NO REFUNDS for the current paid subscription cycle. You are responsible for monitoring recurring payments in your account. If you’re concerned about subscription cost, we recommend you start with our low-risk trial subscription before fully committing to a larger plan.
Does the site have any free content?
Not really. All our prospect videos are free to watch over on our YouTube channel, but even then, paid subscribers to this website get access to those videos in scouting reports 4-6 weeks before the general public will see them at YouTube. To get the most out of this site, then, we strongly recommend you purchase a subscription.
Can I reprint or share your content with other coaches?
All the content on this site is copyrighted by Baseball Census, and all rights are reserved. No portion of this content may be disseminated, reprinted or reproduced for any reason without our written consent. As a subscriber, you are paying for access for yourself and your program alone (i.e., one subscription per college program), and under no circumstances short of our written approval may you reprint or prepackage the content for anyone other than you and the coaches on your staff.
Help! I’m having technical issues with your website!
For any kind of technical issue with this site (pages down, site down, subscription/coupon code not working, subscription not recognized, account lost, links broken, etc., etc.) please click here to contact us directly and we’ll look into it as soon as possible.
What are your qualifications to scout?
Bobby DeMuro is a former Division I and professional baseball player who began working in baseball media after his playing career ended, only to creep slowly back towards player evaluation more and more over the last six years. He’s turned down entry-level scouting jobs with pro organizations to keep building out this site, because he believes in junior college baseball and the niche this site fills as a resource.
What is OFP?
Overall Future Potential, or ‘OFP’ for short, is a distilled-down single-digit grade created from multiple scouting variables (both quantitative and qualitative) that best attempts to put a player’s tools and projection into a broad, simple context. We intend it to be used in a similar way to how the 20-80 scale works in professional baseball, but scaled specifically for JuCo prospects. To read more about OFP, please click here.
Can JuCo players create profiles on this site?
No. JuCo baseball players, parents, and coaches have no impact on what is published here, and they cannot create or pay to create profiles, videos, or any other material on Baseball Census. We are an independent scouting resource—not a recruiting service—that evaluates JuCo baseball players using only our own experience and data accumulation to produce scouting reports based on only our own opinions and analysis. Nothing you read or see on this site has been created, edited, or otherwise influenced by a JuCo player, parent, or coach.
What college programs use your scouting reports?
We do not disclose our client list. Broadly speaking, though, that list includes NCAA Division I, II, III, and NAIA programs, as well as professional organizations. You can also view our testimonials page to see a small sample of the programs that make up that list.
Do you scout junior college baseball all year long?
Generally speaking, yes. Our spring and fall seasons are fully booked with junior college games, tournaments, scrimmages, practices, etc. We’ll criss-cross summer wood bat leagues covering junior college prospects, too, though JuCo guys are generally more dispersed through the summer, and so our scouting report production slows a bit in June, July, and August. That said, we see enough players throughout the year that we’re adding new reports and videos to the site every single month of the year.
What’s your game schedule this season?
Though it’s subject to change based on the weather and other variables, you can view our most recent junior college baseball game scouting schedule by clicking here.
What equipment do you use to scout?
Our scouting equipment includes a Stalker Pro II radar gun, multiple Sony 4K video cameras, a Ball Coach PocketRadar device, a stopwatch, and a notebook and pitch chart. We’ve considered adding more tech equipment to track exit velocity, launch angle, spin rates, and other measurables, and we’ll update this list if we add that technology in the future.
Where/what schools do you scout?
We are based in southern California, and so we primarily scout the most high-profile CCCAA junior college programs in the spring and fall. We also scout programs in Arizona, Florida, and the Midwest on a limited basis throughout the year, depending on season and scheduling availability. As we grow, we’ll continue to expand into more regions beyond our stronghold in southern California.
Can you cover our JuCo baseball program?
If you’re a junior college baseball coach, contact us directly about covering your program, either in spring season or during fall ball. Our scouting work is always free for JuCo coaches or programs. That said, we must weigh the cost-benefit of traveling to a new region, seeing enough games to make it worthwhile for us, weighing it against what we may miss in current coverage areas, etc. etc… But broadly speaking, we’re always open to new regions, and if you think we’d be well-served to scout your program or region, we’d love to hear from you. Please note: our scouting content is fully independent, and junior college coaches, players, boosters, and parents will have no editorial direction or influence over the evaluations we post.
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