Station Four, Inc. has been selected as one of three finalists for the Microsoft PhizzPop Design Challenge, a national competition that pits design-agency Davids and Goaliths against one another. Some of the best agencies from around the country submitted proposals for redesigning the web presence for the Boys and Girls Club of America. The team that worked on the entry for Station Four, Christopher Olberding, Christopher Lahey, and MacRae Grossman, will present their proposal in front of a live audience and a panel of esteemed judges at the Mix’10 Conference at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on March 15th, 2010.

Christopher Olberding, Station Four’s Creative Director, said “Being selected as a finalist is an honor and an amazing opportunity. It gives us the chance to showcase some of the great work that’s coming out of Station Four in terms of both web design and overall strategic planning capabilities for meshing software development and social media marketing.“

PhizzPop PresentationThis year’s PhizzPop Design Challenge asked agencies to create the best web design solution for the Boys & Girls Club of America including strategic planning, web design compositions, and innovative uses of Microsoft technologies including the Microsoft Web Framework and Silverlight.

The Championship Round will be held at the Mix’10 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on Monday, March 15th and will end with one of the three finalist taking home $50,000 and a trip to New York City for the 14th Annual Webby Awards Gala on June 14th, 2010.

The judges for the Championship Round of the PhizzPop Design Challenge are Chris Colborn, Chief Experience Officer, EVP; Lori McLemore, Director, Marketing & Web Strategy, Boys and Girls Club of America; David Pescovitz, Co-Editor, BoingBoing; Nicolas Roope, Co-Founder, Poke; Bill Buxton, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research; and Jaime Endreny, Executive Director, Center for Architecture Foundation.

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Station Four is a digital marketing agency in Jacksonville, Florida