U.S. Doodle 4 Google Contest Begins

Scholarship, trips among prizes for kids

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First off: this contest is for kids.  But if you’re an adult with a kid, keep reading, because the winning child will receive a $10,000 college scholarship.  Now, pray that you’ve done enough to encourage the kid’s artistic abilities, because the contest involves creating a Google Doodle.

You actually might want to start with getting the kid’s school registered; a teacher should be able to fill out the Doodle 4 Google official form in about 60 seconds.  Then, it’s time to get any K-12 American student drawing, with the question "What if . . . ?" as his or her basis for inspiration.

Sound kind of vague?  Google suggests the questions "What if . . . I could see into the future?" and "What if . . . I could build any kind of invention I wanted?" for people who need further guidance.U.S. Doodle 4 Google Contest Begins

And as for the contest’s prizes, I imagine parents will be happy to hear the specifics.  "A panel of expert judges and Googlers will select 40 regional winners, who will be invited to the Googleplex in Mountain View, California, in May," according to Marissa Mayer and Dennis Hwang.

On the Official Google Blog, they then continue, "Four national finalists will be announced as the result of a public vote.  From there, Dennis will select one lucky student whose doodle will be on the Google homepage for a day in the U.S.  This winner will also receive a $10,000 college scholarship and a technology grant for his or her school."  The grant is worth $25 grand.

So ring up your child’s school to get registered, and then give him or her whatever crayons or other art supplies he or she wants.  If you’ve got more than one kid, start having all of them produce Doodles.  The deadline for sending entries is April 12th, and since I don’t have any children, I can sincerely wish everyone good luck.

U.S. Doodle 4 Google Contest Begins
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  • Guest

    I went to the Googleplex once and they didn’t let me in to use the bathroom. I had to travel to a McDonalds not far from Google and come back.


  • Mystery Girl

    How do we enter?


    • mohammed

      by sucking your tides

  • Zana Bratilla

    are we alowed to do google and diffrent kinds of animals on the google word like the”O” would be a panda?   is that ok?

    • alex yu

      no not at all

  • Guest

    you guys are really smart but how do you enter if you dont know that you shouldnt enter at all your sosososososososo dumb hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah

    • brittany

      no i am not dumb if u go to school ask your art teacher how to sign up for doodle4google :p19

      • phillip villa

        no u are not dum the other person is heala dum

  • GN

    How are you able to enter? Must the school enter itself and let students know about it? Or are students just able to enter without the school? I’d like to know a little more about this. I woud definitely like to try it if I could sometime later.

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