would like to thank EA and Best Buy for all their incredible support of this competition.
is urging young innovators to clear out their ideas and enter them into the "Unleash Your Locker" Challenge.
All entries must be submitted no later at 12:00 pm Noon ET on June 30, 2008 - online via the BKFK
website at www.
The grand prize winners of the first round of BKFK
innovation competitions will be announced at the beginning of April during a live webcast celebration.
In addition to providing free support and educational resources to America's children, BKFK
provides entrepreneurial experiences for young inventors and supports the entire ideation through commercialization process.
Each of these kids have entered licensing agreements with BKFK
, and BKFK
has already filed for patents on their behalf for their inventions.
Mattel also will be the exclusive presenting toy sponsor of the By Kids For Kids - Xerox 2005 National Invention Competition and sponsor the BKFK
Brainstorm Challenge summer museum program.
said Norman Goldstein, BKFK
founder and chief executive officer.
Each of the Chester Award winners receives a licensing contract from BKFK
, legal support to patent their invention (if patentable), professional expertise to bring their product to market, and a Xerox Phaser printer (worth about $1,000).
I'm so excited to have won the BKFK
Digital Arts Challenge
Teens are natural storytellers, but aren't always able to find outlets through which they can express themselves," said Norman Goldstein, BKFK
Founder and CEO.
Additionally, each winner will receive a set of their greeting cards and BKFK
Crayon Holders, a successful kid-invented product, courtesy of By Kids For Kids, and a kids' art frame from Kidzworxx.