If you are a regular visitor to 3D Car Shows you will know that we love the Google Doodles that appear from time to time on the Google Search Engine Homepages. We love it so much that we have a special section on the 3D Car Shows site that provide updates and information about the latest Google Doodles. Over the years we have quite a few Google Doodles in our Google Doodles section.
Today February 4, 2014 Google have launched their latest Doodle4Google competition. Below is the complete Press Release from Doodle4Google launching the USA Doodle4Google Competition?
It’s time to Doodle 4 Google! How would you make the world a better place?
Ideas big and small, practical and playful, thought-provoking and smile-inducing, have started out as doodles. And we’re ready for more!
Doodle 4 Google is the chance for young artists to think and dream big. Our theme this year, "If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place…” is all about curiosity, possibility and imagination.
Creating the best doodle comes with major perks: this year—for the first time ever—the winner of the competition will become an honorary Google Doodler for a day and animate his or her Doodle for the homepage with the Doodle team. The winning Doodle will then be featured on the Google homepage for a day for millions to see. If that’s not cool enough, the winner will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 Google for Education technology grant for his or her school.
If you feel like your young artist may need a little nudge to get their creative juices flowing, we’re partnering with Discovery Education to offer videos and activities for teachers and parents as well as a virtual field trip to Google’s headquarters. We’re also offering interactive “Meet the Doodler” Connected Classrooms
sessions where kids can meet Google Doodlers, learn about their process from idea to a Doodle, and ask questions along the way.
Mark your calendar to send in your kids’ submissions by March 20. Judging starts with Googlers and a panel of guest judges, including astronaut Ron Garan, author of the Percy Jackson Series Rick Riordan, Google[x] Captain of Moonshoot Astro Teller, directors of The LEGO Movie Chris and Phil, President of RISD school Rosanne Somerson, robotics designer Lee Magpili, and authors Lemony Snicket and Mary Pope Osborne.
On April 29, we’ll announce the 50 state finalists and open up a public vote to select the national winner. These 50 kids will all get to visit Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. on May 21 for a day full of creative workshops and other fun activities—and the winning (animated!) doodle will be revealed on google.com in June.
Participating is easier than ever. Teachers and parents can download entry forms on our Doodle 4 Google site.
Doodles can be uploaded digitally to our site or mailed in. We encourage full classrooms to participate too! There’s no limit to the number of doodles from any one school or family... Just remember, only one doodle per student.
That’s all I’ve got. Now get to doodling!
If you are still in School go for the Doodle4Google Competition!
I wish that there were a Doodle4Google competition while I was still in school! - Imagine being able to say that I have been featured on the homepage of Google for the Doodle that I have designed... It would have been AWESOME... If you are a Kid and are artistic, then we encourage you to go for the Doodle4Google Competition, It is a great opportunity and having it on your Curriculum Vitae would be Priceless!