Image: 2005 winning entry by Lisa Wainaina, age 11
Google are running their first nationwide Doodle 4 Google competition, following last year's London pilot. If you attend a school or college in the UK and are between the ages of 4 and 18 you are in with a chance of becoming one of the 300 Regional finalists and going on to win the top prize - you and your family get to head out to Googleplex, California, and your doodle goes live for 24 hours:
'Doodle 4 Google - My Britain' is a nationwide design competition open to the UK's 10 million school children. Young people are being invited to design a Google doodle explaining what it means to be British today. The winning doodle, which will be displayed on the Google UK homepage for 24 hours, will be seen by around 18 million people.
The Doodle 4 Google microsite contains everything schools need to know about the competition including a downloadable version of the School Pack with sample Google logos and lesson plans for teachers.