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Coolest Projects registration is open!

Creators the world over can now sign up to showcase digital projects in our online gallery. Whether it's big, small, weird, wonderful, a work-in-progress, or a world-beating idea, show your project to our incredible community of makers.

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What is Coolest Projects?

Coolest Projects is a celebration of young digital creators and the amazing things they make with technology. There's an annual worldwide, online Coolest Projects showcase and in-person Coolest Projects events also take place in several countries.

Coolest Projects registration is open! The online showcase is open to any young creator up to age 18, anywhere in the world. We’re also hosting in-person Coolest Projects events for young people in the UK and Ireland.

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Webinars and make-alongs

If you're new to Coolest Projects and don't know where to start, or you just want to have fun making, take a look at our series of online meetings and make-alongs! In these sessions — some for adult mentors, some for mentors and young people — we'll give you great project ideas you can make in Scratch, micro:bit and Unity, top tips for participating and the chance to ask us all your questions. You can sign up to join live or watch recorded sessions now.

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Dates to remember

Coolest Projects online showcase
- Registration: 14 February - 22 May 2024
- Celebration livestream: 26 June 2024

Coolest Projects Ireland
For young creators in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland only
- Event day: 13 April 2024, at DCU St Patrick’s College Campus, Drumcondra in Dublin

Coolest Projects UK
For young creators in the UK only
- Registration: 7 February - 24 April 2024
- Event day: 11 May 2024, at the Life Centre, Bradford

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Get inspired!

In 2023, over 5,800 young people from 37 countries joined the Coolest Projects online showcase! They made everything from platformer games to robotic arms, and built projects to help their communities, protect the environment, or just for fun.

Need ideas for your Coolest Projects 2024 makes? Catch up on the livestream celebration or check out the showcase gallery to get inspired by their amazing creations.

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“I love to see the different projects and the people from all over the world, who come to show the things that inside are very similar but in practice are very different and have many different uses.”

Raul, Madrid

“I think it's a really good way to see other people’s projects and I think it has really helped me get a view of how much there is involved in building technology.”

George, UK

“To any kids that are looking to enter a project in Coolest Projects, I would definitely encourage them to go in with an open mind.”

Kavi, USA

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The Broadcom Coding with Commitment® Special Award is inspiring young creators to use code to help their community.

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