• Saturday 17th June 2017

    RDS – Dublin, Ireland


    A world leading showcase that inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers and entrepreneurs!

    Register your Project!

Meet some of the CoderDojo Global Youth Innovators

Stephen Cushen

Twitter Revolutionary

Hi, my name is Stephen Cushen and I am fourteen years old. I attend Coderdojo DCU and Coderdojo at the Warehouse. Up to the summer I had been attending Coderdojo Science Gallery, but we have now moved from the Science Gallery to the Warehouse in Barrow Street beside Google. I live off the Navan Road, Dublin 7 and…

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Harvey Brezina Conniffe


Hi my name is Harvey Brezina Conniffe.  I am 14 years old and I go to Coderdojo Dublin @ The Warehouse.  I have been going to Coderdojo since it started at the Science Gallery TCD (Now Coderdojo @ The Warehouse). Besides programming I like archery, piano and drama. I am also a Doctor Who and…

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Conor Begley

Social Innovator

Hi, my name is Conor Begley and I am seventeen years old. I live in Co. Louth and go to DkIT CoderDojo in Dundalk. I’m in 5th year at Colaiste Rís, which is also in Dundalk.  Besides having an obvious interest in computers and electronics, I enjoy being a Venture-Scout and playing tennis (though I’m…

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Niamh Scanlon

European Digital Girl of the Year 2016

My name is Niamh, I go to CoderDojo in DCU and I mentor the CoderDojo Scratch and CoderDojo Girls sessions. I’ve been coding at CoderDojo since I was 9 years old and I’m 13 now. As well as coding I like gaelic football, baking, piano, swimming and drama. My favourite thing about CoderDojo is that…

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  • “Our aim is to deliver the skills necessary to create a generation of digital creators, innovators and entrepreneurs.”

  • “These awards recognise and honour the coolest kids on the block and also demonstrate the phenomenal growth of CoderDojo. These awards are helping to guarantee our future as a world leading High Tech hub”

  • “These young people challenged themselves to change the world around them with technology, and what they created was truly inspirational. This was evidenced by projects using technology to help people with memory loss, Cerebral Palsy and road safety -the outputs were truly inspiring”

  • “It was a day of limitless creativity by CoderDojo members from across Europe. They wowed everyone who attended with everything from awesome platform games, to eye-catching designed animations to wearable technologies.”

  • “A must see event, these young people are going to define our future”

  • “Coolest Projects is a global set of events that encourage kids to be creative and apply that creativity to solving problems in the real world, and creates an environment which enables them to push forward and launch their solutions”

    Our Mission

  • “With 500 projects and 5000 attendees this has become a very special and inspirational event, in the tech calendar. Come to this event and you will be changed for ever”

  • “Coolest Projects Awards aspires to be globally recognised brand and whose purpose is to showcase, inspire, & enable innovation, creativity and technology skills”

    Our Mission

  • “Coolest Projects Awards provides a platform for young coders to showcase their creativity and innovations at the next level with an option to incubate their innovation and create employment”

    Our Mission

Our Aims

Creativity above all

CoderDojo Coolest Projects was created to encourage, support and showcase the creativity within the CoderDojo community. With CoderDojo, young people can make their most exciting ideas a reality.

Develop Ideas

Coolest Projects give CoderDojo members the opportunity to work towards a goal by developing an idea from concept through to development and launch. It allows CoderDojo members to take what they have learned at CoderDojo to a whole new level.

Present your Project

It’s way easier to showcase ideas you are passionate about, we encourage CoderDojo members to present their ideas with confidence and pride. CoderDojo Coolest Projects is a celebration of what CoderDojo members have achieved with the skills and knowledge learned at CoderDojo.

Launch your Idea

With your project developed and presented, its time to take to it to the next level.  We support the launch of projects and so they can be shared with the world.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of projects can be registered?

All projects and anything created by CoderDojo Youth members are accepted for registration! The event is all about CoderDojo youth members showcasing what they have created with the knowledge gained from attending their local Dojo.  We have seen everything from Scratch animations, Scratch games, local sports club websites, HTML mobile apps, games, hardware hacks and more!

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Can there be team / group projects?

Yes, a single project can be submitted by a team. There is a maximum of four participants per team.

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Can I present more than 1 project?

No, all participants or teams can only submit one project in a single category to be judged.

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What happens if my project is not complete in time for the CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase?

Don’t worry if your project is not 100% complete. Bring what you have developed. CoderDojo Coolest Projects is all about the experience and learning gained from participating and showcasing what you’ve created.  

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