(Relaxnews) – On January 18 Google announced the beginning of its fifth annual US Doodle 4 Google competition, asking school-aged children to design one of Google’s iconic images.
The competition, which is open to US K-12 (5-18-year-old) students, challenges entrants to create a design for a Google Doodle this year based around the concept “If I could travel in time I would visit….”
The winning design could end up on the Google homepage and the entrant will walk away with a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for their school. The winning design will also appear on a limited edition box of Crayola crayons.
Five finalists, and one winner per state, will be selected by a panel of Google employees and guests before one national winner is announced. Designs from all of the 50 state winners will be displayed in the New York Public Library.
Google Doodles are widely reported on and in the past have covered everything from International Women’s Day to the Mr. Men books.
Entries for the Doodle 4 Google competition must be submitted to Google before March 20. For further information see:http://www.google.com/doodle4google/