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Youth Events

Sunset Cruise

Stand Up Comedy / Karaoke Night

Youth Pool Party

Young Adult Mixer

Samik Singh Competition

Little Stars Talent & Tiny Tots Fancy Dress Show

Henry Ford Museum Tour

Visual Arts Competition

Youth Sports

OSA Homecoming

Seminar - Non Traditional Careers

DJ Night

Movie Nights

OSA Youth Got Talent

Youth Speech Competition

  • Sunset Cruise

    07/05/2018  06:00 pm Private Charter Cruise on Detroit River

    Target Audience: 16+ 
    Description: We are planning a fun boat tour an affordable way to experience summer fun and learn about the history of the Motor City, all while sharing unforgettable memories with your friends on the Diamond Belle.  Experience the sights of Detroit from a new perspective. Enjoy a 2-hour narrated ride and learn about Detroit’s rich history as you take in the summer breeze. Boats come with free WiFi, be sure to take photos and share on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter while sailing!
    Cost: $45 pp (Includes Transportation, Food, Entertainment)

    Note: Meet at the Hotel Lobby by 4:30 PM

  • Stand Up Comedy / Karaoke Night

    07/05/2018  10:30 pm Hotel – Regency A

    Target Audience: High School Teens, College Teens, Young Adults
    Description: Open Mic Setup, Theatre Seating

  • Youth Pool Party

    07/05/2018  09:30 pm Hotel Pool Area

    Target Audience: Kids, High-School Teens (KIDS 12 AND UNDER MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT)
    Description: Casual affair with music, games such as ring toss, bean toss, beach ball bounce, etc.

  • Young Adult Mixer

    07/05/2018  10:30 am Hotel – Regency A

    Recommended Age: 21+
    : Casual interaction between young Oriya Adults from all over the United States. Cousins and friends meeting and hanging out, creating new relationships, business networking, discussing mutual interest topics.

  • Samik Singh Competition

    07/06/2018  09:00 am Hotel - Bugati/Royale/Steamer/Stanley

    Target Audience: Middle School and Above
    : Samik Singh Kalinga Youth Entrepreneurship Competition (SSKYEC) is an entrepreneurial program organized in collaboration with the Odisha Society of the Americas (OSA) with an objective to encourage and guide the youths of OSA community to participate in an educational based business plan competition in a way that the participants receives a first-hand experience in the preparation of business plan and eventually consider entrepreneurship as a possible career option. The competition was started in 2009 at the 40th OSA Convention held at Trenton, New Jersey and is conducted once a year. Since 2012, the competition is named after Late Samik Singh (son of Dr. Sujay Singh & Dr. Gita Singh). Samik Singh was an entrepreneur and was the founder of San Diego Biotech Journal and Protein Lounge. The competition has been made possible through generous financial support from Mr. Dan Mishra and Dr. Sujay Singh.

    Please visit the website below for more details/deadlines:

  • Little Stars Talent & Tiny Tots Fancy Dress Show

    07/06/2018  03:00 pm Ford PAC, Studio

    Target Audience: 2-8 years (Age by June 2018)
    Age Categories:
    a. 2-5 years for Fancy Dress Show
    b. 4-8 years for Talent Show
    Description: Talent show for our little Oriya Kids. Can include singing, dancing, acting etc. Kid can participate in only one of the above category.

  • Henry Ford Museum Tour

    07/06/2018   Henry Ford Museum

    Target Audience: 9 and above (Kids younger than 9 will have to be accompanied by a parent)
    Description: Kids will be transported via bus from Ford Pac to Henry Ford Museum, after lunch.
    Cost: $20
    Register & Pay
    Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation allows you to experience the strides of America’s greatest minds while fully immersing yourself in their stories. Step inside the bus where Rosa Parks took a stand by taking a seat. Play pilot as you explore flight innovations, starting with the Wright brothers' achievements, or make yourself at home inside Buckminster Fuller’s circular Dymaxion House. Put yourself in the place of the movers and shakers who blazed the trail to where we stand today. And in doing so, discover your own path.

  • Visual Arts Competition

    07/06/2018  12:00 pm Ford PAC, Studio A

    Target Audience: 4 - 29 Years
    Youth Committee of 49th OSA Convention, Detroit, MI and OSA National Editorial Team are pleased to announce the First Annual OSA Youth Visual Arts Competition. This event is designed to serve as a platform for displaying talent in visual arts.

  • Youth Sports

    07/06/2018   Ford PAC

    Target Audience: Middle School and Up
    Description: Table Tennis Tournament

  • OSA Homecoming

    07/06/2018  09:30 pm Hotel Regency A & B Ballroom

    Target Audience: High School Teens, College Teens, Young Adults
    Description: Combines elements of After-Grammy/After-Oscar party and recreates a nostalgic high school prom like experience. Includes DJ music.

  • Seminar - Non Traditional Careers

    07/07/2018  03:00 pm Ford PAC, Studio A

    Details Coming...

  • DJ Night

    07/07/2018  10:30 pm Hotel Regency A & B Ballroom

    Target Audience: High School Teens, College Teens, Young Adults
    Description: Dance till you drop with the best DJ in town. What better way to end the day/convention…

  • Movie Nights

    07/07/2018  09:30 pm Hotel - Seminar Room

    Target Audience: 15 and Under
    Dates: July 6th & 7th, 2018 at 9:30 PM
    Description: Sit back and relax with a friends after a long day...

  • OSA Youth Got Talent

    07/07/2018   Ford PAC - Auditorium

    Target Audience: Ages 9 yrs and above (Age by June 2018)
    Description:  A high energy competition show designed to serve as a platform for displaying the performing arts talent of upper middle-school, high school, college students and young adult attendees. Each OSA Chapter will be encouraged from form performing arts teams to compete againts each other. OSA Chapters may send multiple teams. 

    Performing art categories include dance, singing, acting, martial arts, magic, etc.

  • Youth Speech Competition

    07/07/2018   Ford PAC, Studio A

    Target Audience: 9-11 yrs, 12-15 yrs, 16-18 yrs,
    Description: Two events based on number of registered attendees. Odia Speech/Vocabulary, English Speech competition. Topics will be given in advance.  

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