In association with

“Ideas Worth Doing”

TEDxOrangeCoast with the help of its partners will continue to celebrate the amazing work of some the most inspiring teens. The winners will be announced during our 4th annual TEDxOrangeCoast event in Fall 2014. 

Eligibility: The contest is free and open to 13-19 year olds, and we are accepting submissions until August 31, 2014.

Award: Cash prize and mentorship throughout the year, but most importantly the exposure and support to help further the projects.

Goal: To unleash the exceptional array of teen talent, to celebrate and foster the culture of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math: STEAM.  We challenge you to come up with an “Idea Worth Doing” along with a plan to implement it. As simple as this.

Criteria :  The following are the 3 keys areas of interest and the winning projects should address one or more of these:

  • Innovative: Existing or new project with a novel approach of addressing existing problems
  • Collaborative: Talent and passion win games, teamwork wins championships
  • Social Impact: Positive and  measurable impact affecting our community and beyond