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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Doodle 4 Google 2010 Rules


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A competition wouldn't be complete without prizes. What prizes are awarded to Doodle 4 Google winners and finalists this year?

* The National Winner will win a $15,000 college scholarship to be used at the school of their choice, a trip to New York City for an event on May 26, 2010, a laptop computer, a Wacom digital design tablet, and a t-shirt printed with their doodle on it. We'll also award the winner's school a $25,000 grant towards the establishment/improvement of a computer lab. The winning doodle will also be featured on the Google.com homepage on May 27, 2010.
* Each of the other 3 National Finalists will win a trip to New York City for an event on May 26, 2010, a laptop computer, a Wacom digital design tablet and a t-shirt printed with their doodle on it.
* Each of the other 40 Regional Finalists will win a trip to New York City for an event on May 26, 2010 and a t-shirt printed with their doodle on it.
* Each of the other 400 State Finalists will receive a "Doodle 4 Google" certificate and be featured on the Doodle 4 Google web site.


As an additional incentive this year, we are also giving out eight (8) Extra Credit: Technology Booster Awards that consist of netbook computers to schools who submit the maximum number of doodles by March 10, 2010 and have a student who is one of the 400 State Finalists. For more information on eligibility, visit the Doodle 4 Google website here, http://www.google.com/doodle4google/.

Students' doodles will be judged on artistic merit, creativity, representation of the theme, and other criteria. This year we'll also have a panel of 10 "Expert Jurors" who will help judge Doodle 4 Google. These are well known illustrators, cartoonists, and animators from organizations such as The Sesame Street Workshop, Dr. Seuss Enterprises, and Pixar Animation Studios who are the creators of Toy Story 3. A public exhibit of the 39 regional finalists and the national winner will be open to the public at the Smithsonian's, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum from May 27 to July 8, 2010. To give your class a little inspiration, check out last year's winners at the Doodle 4 Google website.


PLUS WE ARE HAVING A TOPAZ TEAM PRIZE FOR THE BEST DOODLE!

1 comment:

Patrick Higgins said...

I am so excited to see all of your entries! This is one of my favorite competitions out there, and how great would it be to have one of you, or several of you, win it!

Best of luck, and I can't wait to see what you come up with!