Grade Groups

Doodles will be grouped by the student's and learner's age. Age groups are broken down as:

  1. Ages 5 - 8
  2. Ages 9 - 11
  3. Ages 12 - 14
  4. Ages 15 - 17

There will be a winner in each age group determined by public votes.

Judging process

  1. Google will select the best 100 doodles from each age group, across the three island groups: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
  2. From the 400 doodles, our Guest Judges will select 10 finalists from each of the age group. The 40 finalists Google Doodles will be posted on the website on October 6, 2014. One winner per age group will be selected based on public vote of which Doodles the public considers best represent the theme 'What can I do for the Philippines'. Each person may cast one vote, one for each age group.
  3. From the 4 age group winners, our Doodler will select one overall winner. The winning doodle will be displayed in Google Philippines homepage for 24 hours.

Competition levels & prizes

400 Entrants with the best doodles will receive Doodle 4 Google certificates.

40 Finalists will receive:

  1. Invitation to the award ceremony wearing a t-shirt with his or her doodle printed on it
  2. Doodle 4 Google goody bag

4 Age Group Winners will receive:

  1. Medal awarded by Google
  2. Nexus 7 tablet
  3. 3D doodling pen
  4. PHP 5, 000 worth of gift certificates from National Book Store

On top of the age group winner prizes, the overall winner will receive:

  1. Trophy awarded by Google
  2. Acer C720 Chromebook
  3. Art kit from National Book Store
  4. PHP 400,000 educational grant from BPI Foundation to be used at a school/college in the Philippines of his or her choice
  5. PHP 350, 000 connectivity grant for his or her school or community learning center from PLDT- Smart Foundation
  6. His or her doodle displayed on Google Philippines homepage for 24 hours on November 2014

Judging Criteria

Doodles will be judged based on the following three categories:

  • Artistic Merit: The quality and skill demonstrated in the doodle. The student’s or learner's age group is considered when evaluating this category.
  • Creativity: How well the student incorporated the Google logo into his or her illustration. The logo must be readable. Unique and creative uses of the letters, background, foreground, etc. are all taken into account.
  • Theme Communication: How clearly the competition theme is expressed in both the artwork and the written statement.

Disqualifications

Doodles will be disqualified if copyrighted or trademarked images and logos are used. Examples of this would be the Nike “swoosh”, popular characters from shows, movies and books.

Only one application per student or learner please. If more than one is submitted only the first will be considered and those thereafter will be disqualified.