FAIRBANKS, Alaska—The University of Alaska Fairbanks is gearing up to host its fourth annual Arctic Innovation competition.
http://is.gd/YBQCnh) says the competition is designed to spur innovation among Alaskans.
The primary competition is scheduled for Oct. 19.
Invention ideas - no matter the stages of development - are welcome for submission in the competition.
Officials say almost $20,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. That includes $10,000 for first place.
The deadline to submit applications is Sept. 16. For more information about the competition and rules for entry, go online to www.arcticinno.com.