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Guidelines for Participation

  1. If you would like to participate in any youth event, please register for the convention. Convention registration is a MANDATORY requirement for participating in any event.
  2. Each Youth/Young Adult Attendee must fill out the Attendee Registration form.
  3. If any event has age restrictions, participant must be of specified age by JUNE 2018.
  4. In any event where parents/chaperones are not required, we would request you to discuss with your kids about maintaining a certain CODE of CONDUCT, in order to ensure smooth execution of the programs.
  5. All decisions made by the Youth Committee are FINAL.
  6. If you have any questions, please email

Please review the event guidelines below:

Little Stars Talent show/Tiny Tots Fancy Dress for our little Odia Kids -> Register

Age: 4-8 years (2-5 Fancy Dress, 4-8 Talent Show)
Registration Deadline: March 31st, 2018
Acceptance notification will be emailed by April 15th, 2018.
Music deadline: May 15th, 2018.
Time LimitSolo: 2 mnts  Group: 3 mnts   
Note: Multiple Participation is NOT allowed.  In case of time constraint, preference will be given to larger Groups.

OSA Youth Got Talent: Talent show for Older Odia Kids -> Register

Age: 9 yrs and above
Description: Talent show with group, dual or solo participation. Categories will include performing arts like dancing, singing, martial arts, magic, etc.
Registration Deadline: March 31st,  2018
Acceptance notification will be emailed by: April 15th, 2018.
Music deadline is May 15th, 2018.

Youth Speech Competition -> Register

Age: 9-11, 12-15, 15-18
Registration Deadline: April 30th, 2018
Acceptance notification will be emailed by: May 15th, 2018
Description: Two events based on number of registered attendees. Odia speech, English speech competition. 


Kalinga Ventures in collaboration with OSA invites middle school, high school & college-going odias to participate in the 2018 Samik Singh Kalinga Youth Entrepreneurship Competition.

Submit a two-page business plan & pitch video by May 1st, 2018 to participate in the competition. 

Please visit the website below for details/deadlines/guidelines:

Visual Arts Competition -> Register

Registration Deadline: May 30th, 2018
Acceptance notification will be emailed by: June 15th, 2018





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