(Competition) Google Global Science Fair 2011
Google Global Science Fair 2011
The Google Science Fair! Google is looking for the brightest young scientists from around the world to submit interesting, creative projects that are relevant to the world today.
Competition Dates and Times:The Google Global Science Fair 2011 competition described in these Official Rules (the “Competition”) begins January 11, 2011 at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time U.S. (“ET”), and ends on or about July 11, 2011 at 11:59:59 PM ET (“Competition Period”). The Google computer runs the official clock for the Competition and will solely determine the time by which an entry is received. During the Competition Period there is a single open call for the submission of Entries (as defined in Rule 4 below) (the “Open Call for Entries”) and two judging rounds which start and end on or about the dates and times noted below:
|EVENTS||STARTS at 12:00:01 AM ET on Dates Noted||ENDS at 11:59:59 PM ET on Dates Noted|
|OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES||January 11, 2011||April 4, 2011|
|1st Round of Judging to select the Semi-Finalists:||April 5, 2011||May 6, 2011|
|Semi-Finalists Announced:||May 9, 2011|
|2nd Round of Judging to select the Finalists:||May 9, 2011||May 20, 2011|
|Public Voting for “People’S CHoice” Winner||May 9, 2011 – May 20, 2011|
|Finalists and People’s Choice Winner Announced||May 23, 2011|
|Finalist Event/Winners Selected & Announced:||rBegins On/About July 11, 2011|
Note: All dates/times are Eastern Time Zone - United States
Competition Entities:Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 (“Sponsor”); Marden-Kane, Inc., 1055 Franklin Avenue, Suite 300, Garden City, NY 11530 (“Competition Administrator”). Sponsor and Competition Administrator are collectively referred to as the “Competition Entities”.
How to Enter:
Participation in this Competition is open to individuals who are full-time students between the ages 13 – 18 and enrolled in a private or public school. Home schooled students between the ages of 13 – 18 are also eligible. An eligible minor must have his/her parent’s or legal guardian’s permission to enter this Competition. Sponsor reserves the right to verify an individual’s eligibility to participate in the Competition.
Minors – Parents and Guardians: The parent or legal guardian of an Entrant (as defined in Rule 4) under the legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence: (a) will ensure that the Entrant in respect of whom they agree to these Official Rules will comply with these Official Rules; and (b) warrants that the Entrant is capable of agreeing to these Official Rules and giving the consents contained herein. The parent or legal guardian of each such Entrant agrees to indemnify the Released Parties (as defined below) for and against: (a) any claims made by the Entrant, his or her legal guardian, or any member of his or her family against the Released Parties in connection with the Competition; and (b) any losses (including any liability) caused by any conduct of the Entrant which is inconsistent with these Official Rules.
Ineligibility: The Competition is not open to residents of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Myanmar/Burma, Syria, Zimbabwe and any other U.S. sanctioned country and is void where prohibited by law. Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives and their immediate family members (which means parents, spouses, children, siblings, in-laws, grandparents and grandchildren and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or residents in the same household (whether legally related or not) of the Competition Entities and their respective parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies, legal and financial advisors, any and all other companies associated with this Competition (including other institutions listed on the Competition Site who are involved in judging), are not eligible to enter or otherwise participate in this Competition.
There will be 3 finalist winners, one in each age category 13-14, 15-16, 17-18. One of of the 3 finalist winners will be selected as the Grand Prize winner. MORE INFO..