In order to announcement of Doodle 4 Google competition a couple of month ago, there are more than 16000 kids participating in the competition.
Today Google announced the state finalists and 40 regional winners. "The thousands of wonderful entries made judging difficult, but with the help of experts at Young Audiences, Teach for America and reporters from across the country, we've managed to narrow the field to the very best"(Link).
Kids from across the U.S. compete to replace the Google logo for a day as part of Doodle 4 Google art competition.
Oh, you can also vote for your favorite doodle.