Show your CWRU spirit: Enter fight song contest

Fight Song Contest flyer

The Campus Spirit Committee is sponsoring a contest for members of the campus community and alumni to write Case Western Reserve’s fight song.

Participants will write both the lyrics and the melody of the new fight song, which should celebrate CWRU’s mission, vision, values and Spartan pride. The person who submits the winning song will receive $2,000.


  • The song must have two verses, each approximately 15 seconds long
  • Each verse should be approximately 16 measures
  • Lyrics must celebrate the identity of CWRU: achievements, history, athletics, traditions, spirit, etc.
  • Lyrics should be memorable
  • Melody should be tuneful and singable
  • “Case Western Reserve University” or “C-W-R-U” should appear in the text
  • Author/composer(s) must be affiliated with CWRU

The Campus Spirit Committee is a collaboration of students, faculty and staff who are committed to the celebration of school spirit at Case Western Reserve University. Through the development of intentional programs, assessment and awareness building, this committee is devoted to enhancing the overall experience of CWRU students, both undergraduate and graduate, while seeking to understand what it means to be a CWRU Spartan.

The deadline to enter the contest is Jan. 22. Submissions and questions can be sent to