Coolest Projects North America

Discovery Cube Orange County
September 23, 2018

Coolest Projects is a world-leading showcase that empowers and inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers, and entrepreneurs. Coolest Projects takes place in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and North America. There are also regional events all around the world, led by amazing community partners and friends of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

We’re thrilled to invite you to Coolest Projects North America, at the Discovery Cube Orange County in Santa Ana, California on Sunday, September 23, 2018!

Coolest Projects is for young innovators who make stuff with technology. This event will be an opportunity to see awesome projects created by young people aged 7 and 17!

Here’s how to get involved

***Project registration has now closed***

You can still get involved in Coolest Projects North America by coming along to the event as a visitor. General admission is free and you can book your ticket here. This will be a popular event, so booking is advised!


More on project submissions

All projects from beginner to advanced level are accepted. Coolest Projects wants to recognize the effort and creativity of young people who have had an idea and worked to make it a reality using whatever skills and materials they have. Join us and share your Scratch animation, website, game, robot, or any other project you’ve built that uses code.

Don’t worry if your project is not 100% complete — prototypes and works-in progress are welcome, so bring what you have developed so far! Coolest Projects is all about the experience and about the learning you gain from participating and showcasing what you’ve created.


General admission tickets are available

Attend Coolest Projects and see young people from around the world exhibit their designs and inventions. You will also hear from creative technology experts, learn some new skills, and have a lot of fun! Be sure to get your tickets on Eventbrite today— supplies are limited.


Other ways to get involved


Spread the word about Coolest Projects North America to your network — the project registration form is available for you to share here. We want to make sure that a diverse group of young people has the opportunity to showcase projects, so we appreciate all emails, shares, and retweets, as they help us make sure that everyone knows about Coolest Projects!



Volunteer with the Raspberry Pi Foundation on the day of the event. We need volunteers like you with a wide variety of skills, non-technical or technical! Please email [email protected] and our team will contact you.


Is your organization interested in the opportunity to reach an audience that is passionate about empowering youth in STEM? We have many sponsorship levels for Coolest Projects, so please contact our team for more details.



Your tax-deductible donation ensures that youth participants can have the experience of a lifetime and that this free event is fun for everyone who attends. Please contact our team for more details.


Contact us

If you have any questions, or if you’d like more information about volunteering or sponsorship opportunities, please email [email protected]