Google announces 2013 Doodle 4 Google contest

                Google announces 2013 Doodle 4 Google contest

Oregon students are encouraged to enter

PR Newswire

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 15, 2013

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the year, Google
releases Google doodles, the fun versions of the Google logo seen on Google's
homepage in celebration of special events and people. Once a year, Google
gives K-12 students across the U.S. the chance to display their own Google
doodle on through the Doodle 4 Google contest. 

The 2013 Doodle 4 Google contest launches with the theme "My Best Day Ever..."
This contest gives students a blank canvas to exercise their creative
imagination and doodle about their best day ever -- be that in the past,
present or future. Google is excited to see moments or thoughts that range
from small and personal to broad and far reaching -- maybe even out of this

The stakes are high: in addition to seeing their doodle displayed on Google's
homepage in May, the winner also receives a $30,000 college scholarship and a
$50,000 technology grant for their school. Last year, Google received a record
114,000 submissions.

Students can submit doodles until March 22, 2013 and Google will announce a
winner from every state on May 1^st. Last year's Oregon winner was Jordan
Alexander from Coburn.

For more information, visit: To learn more about
entering the contest, young artists should explore the links below:

  oLaunch video to encourage kids to let their imagination roam free for this
    year's D4G
  oVideo of Google's Doodler team giving advice to young artists
  oLink to Official Google Blog post

Contact: Krisztina Radosavljevic-Szilagyi


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