This year's Battle of the Brands is underway to determine the undisputed brand champion of Iowa. The contest, hosted by Lessing-Flynn Advertising Co., kicked off on Aug. 11 with 64 of the state's most well-known brands, and voting on a round of 32 companies is open through 5 p.m. Thursday, and can be completed online. Keep up with the competition on Facebook and on Twitter by following #LFBOTB.