Celebrate young tech innovators in the USA

Coolest Projects USA is a world-leading showcase for young innovators who make stuff with technology. If you’re up to 18 and you’re making something with technology for fun, to solve a problem, or as a creative outlet, then we want you to come out and share your project with us! This free event will return to the Discovery Cube Museum Orange County in Santa Ana, California on Saturday, March 23, 2019.

Key dates:

  • January 7, 2019:
    • Project registration opens
    • Travel stipend applications open
    • Free visitor tickets become available
  • February 15, 2019: Deadline for travel stipend application
  • March 1, 2019: Extended Deadline for project registration
  • March 23, 2019: Coolest Projects USA!

Visit the event

Visit Coolest Projects USA to see young people from all over America exhibit their designs and inventions.

Coolest Projects USA is free to attend, giving more people the opportunity to become inspired to create with technology.

Be sure to get your tickets today — supplies are limited!


On the day, visitors can look at inspiring inventions, take part in fun hands-on activities, and see fascinating showcases about technology.

You’ll get the chance to attend hands-on workshops, listen to great speakers, see awesome project showcases, and witness a wonderful awards ceremony — there will be lots of fun activities for participants and visitors of all ages!

Getting there

Discovery Cube Orange County is located at 2500 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92705, USA.

Directions and parking info can be found here.

Other ways to get involved


Spread the word about Coolest Projects USA to your network, sharing the hashtag #CoolestProjects💥USA.

You can invite others alongWe 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 at the event

Want to help us celebrate America’s young innovators, and have a fun day doing it? We need volunteers like you with a wide variety of skills, non-technical and technical! If you’re interested, please email [email protected], and we will contact you.

Sponsor the event

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 at [email protected] for details.

Donate to us

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 information.