10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 15th, 2018 in NYC. See below for official categories.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Curry 4 "More Fun"

Finalist in Mobile Campaign


Under Armour, a top-tier brand fighting for more prominence in the footwear space, wanted a memorable and impactful launch of Stephen Curry's new Curry 4 signature shoes.

We needed to get the young, urban, social media-obsessed target audience to spend a worthwhile amount of time with the brand and Curry 4 product to help build their brand loyalty and association with Under Armour in footwear.


We wanted to tap into the intense competitiveness that defines Under Armour's key audience, and provide a digital experience that could be accessible, addictive, and fun. Given the audience's digital behavior, we had to be mobile-first, so we optimized our idea for Instagram and Snapchat. We also needed to create an experience that could naturally connect with the "More Fun" product name, and reinforce what Curry is known for: endless 3-point swishes.

Ultimately, RED created and launched a mobile-only game that allows players to compete for a chance to win a pair of the latest Curry 4s and in turn, to drive desire. To enter the sweepstakes, players must collect pairs of in-game sneakers by making consecutive swishes.

The game mechanics leverage a simple tap gesture to shoot the ball, making gameplay easy and enjoyable for the mobile space. The game was promoted through paid media on Snapchat and Instagram, where users could swipe up to play directly in each interface.


Over 281,500 game plays in the first week

Over 910,000 game replays in the first week

Average session duration of 3:31 minutes for all users

Average session duration of 4:55 minutes for users that replayed

Users averaged more than 3 replays per session

Over 9,000 sweepstakes submissions in the first week


Video for Curry 4 "More Fun"

Produced by

RED Interactive Agency, Under Armour


Entry Credits

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The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city


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