The University of Alaska Fairbanks is gearing up to host its fourth annual Arctic Innovation competition.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that 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.