How it Works

To enter the competition you must:

  • Register your account at Autodesk Design Competitions.
  • Visit the Snap, Style & Share competition page, read the Official Rules and sign up to enter.
  • Complete your user profile.
  • Submit your entry: two pictures of the same object, one “before” picture (with no effects) and an “after” picture (enhanced using at least three of the editing options available in Autodesk’s Pixlr® Express app).

Only one entry per participant is permitted.

In order to participate in this competition, you need to use the Pixlr® Express app to edit your photograph. Autodesk’s Pixlr® Express is an easy-to-use app for your phone and the web that helps make your photos radically creative. Download the Pixlr Express app for free* today and let the fun begin!

  • Impress your friends and amaze your family by sharing your photo and increase your chance of becoming a finalist by asking them to vote for your entry. Judges will choose the winning entries.


The closing date and time for entries and voting is Friday 25th October 2013, 23:59 (Pacific time).

The Judging Process

Participants are divided into 3 age groups:
Group 1: 13 - 15 years old
Group 2: 16 - 18 years old
Group 3: 19 - 24 years old

20 participants per age group will be chosen as finalists (60 in total from all entries submitted).

The 60 finalists will be reviewed by the Autodesk panel of judges. The judging criteria are:

  • Ingenuity (cleverness or skillfulness of concept or design)
  • Creativity (originality of thought or expression)
  • Visual impact (stands out from the crowd)
  • Skill (competence in execution)

Finalist announcement: 30 October 2013
Winners announcement: 11 November 2013

See the Official Rules for additional details.


The competition is open to participants ages 13 to 24 years.
You must meet all requirements set forth in the Official Rules for the Snap, Style & Share competition to participate. If you are under the legal age of majority in your place of residence (i.e. a minor), you may only participate with your parent or legal guardian’s consent and supervision.

To participate, you must be a resident of one of the following countries: 50 US states & DC, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada (excluding Quebec), Egypt, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Turkey, UAE, United Kingdom and Vietnam.

*Free Autodesk software, cloud-based services and apps are subject to acceptance of and compliance with the terms and conditions of the license agreement or terms of service that accompany such software, cloud-based service or app.