Register Your Project FAQ

Registration for Coolest Projects 2018 is currently closed. It will open in early 2018. We have included our most common questions about Registration below:

Q: Who can register a project?

  • CoderDojo Youths and community members, aged 7 – 17, are eligible to register projects for CoderDojo Coolest Projects.
  • Those studying at College/University Level are not eligible to participate in CoderDojo Coolest Projects.

Q: What is the closing date for Registrations?

The closing date for Coolest Projects 2018 registrations has yet to be announced.

Q: 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 lots more.

There are 6 different categories, they are:

  • Scratch – Anything developed using the Scratch platform, from games to animations.
  • Websites – This category is for websites which showcase or inform people about any topic that you like. These sites are built using HTML, CSS and Javascript. Finding activities to keep you occupied over the summer or getting the history of your town.
  • Games + Web Games – The games category is for every kind of game made in any language on any technology. This category excites and engages at every level and we want members to develop games that excite all those who attend.
  • Mobile Apps – The applications category is for interactive mobile apps which help, inform or entertain people
  • Hardware – Robots, machines and hacks. The hardware category is for projects that use hardware, like the Intel Galileo, Raspberry Pi, Arduino or any hardware platform, to change the physical world around them using code and hardware.
  • Evolution – This encompasses the members who have taken their CoderDojo projects to the next level, it includes the latest and greatest real web applications, enterprise projects that members have launched and advanced language computation such as C++.  This category is a mix of complex computing projects.

Q: Can there be team/group projects?

Yes, a single project can be submitted by a team/group.

There are a maximum of 4 participants allowed per team.

Q: Can I present more than 1 project?

No, all participants and/or teams can only submit 1 project, in a single category to be judged.

Q: What happens if the 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 so far.

CoderDojo Coolest Projects is all about the experience and learning gained from participating and showing what you have created.

Q: What level does my project have to be?

All projects from beginner to advanced are accepted.

CoderDojo Coolest Projects is all about recognition for those who have had an idea and made it a reality using the skills they have learnt at their local CoderDojo.

Q: Can I update my project details after I’ve registered?

Yes, once registration opens (in early 2018) and you have registered your project, you will be able to login to edit or update your project.

Q: How does Registration work?

Once registration opens, we will outline the simple steps for Parents, volunteers and older Ninjas to register Ninjas projects.

Q: How do I create a group project?

Once registration opens, we will outline the simple steps to register groups of up to 4 Ninjas and their project.