Deadline extended: Enter design contest for chance to create CWRU Snapchat geofilter, win prizes

Love Snapchat? Love Case Western Reserve University? Show us. 

All students are invited to participate in a contest to create the next CWRU-themed geofilter. (For those of you unfamiliar, a geofilter is a location-based filter that overlays an image on the photo messaging app; when you’re on campus, it would appear as an option to add to your photos before sharing with friends.)

The deadline for this contest has been extended through Wednesday, Nov. 25.

Three winners will receive $25 Visa gift cards and have their designs submitted to Snapchat for approval and implementation. Winners and their designs also will be announced in the daily.

Guidelines for submissions are:

  • Designs must be relevant to Case Western Reserve University and should be a design students and visitors would feel compelled to use
  • CWRU colors and font should be used (available at
  • All graphics used must be 100 percent original
  • Submit a web-optimized, transparent PNG (width of 1080 pixelsand a height of 1920 pixels)
  • Files should be under 300KB
  • Provide a brief description to accompany the design
  • No logos or trademarks
  • No photographs
  • No hashtags
  • Be creative and make it visually compelling.
  • Don’t cover up too much of the screen
  • No borders

To learn more about geofilters or get tips on creating them, visit

Submit your design by Nov. 25 to The contest is sponsored by University Marketing and Communications.