TedX OrangeCoast’s mission is “To help turn inspiring ideas into actions”. TedXOrangeCoast is holding a contest to celebrate the work of teens while focusing on STEAM projects, the contest is open to all teens ages 13-19 years old.
Teens are challenged to come up with an “Idea Worth Doing”. They should submit their idea along with a their plan of action by August 31, 2014. Winners of the TedX Teen Challenge will receive exposure for their project, cash prizes and mentorship for a year. Winners be announced at the 4th annual TEDxOrangeCoast event to be held September 19-20, 2014 at Soka Performing Arts Center in Aliso Viejo, CA.
The Keys of interest for the projects should include one or more of the following:
Innovative: Existing or new project with a novel approach of addressing existing problems
Collaborative: Talent and passion win games, teamwork win championships
Social Impact: Positive and measurable impact affecting our community and beyond