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Online Role-Playing Challenge #1

Theme : Superheroes

Ages : Under 10 & 14

Qualifiers on Wednesday, 23rd September
Finals on Sunday, 27th September

Open to all nationalities!


Online Storytelling Challenge #6

Book : Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Ages : Under 12 & 16

Qualifiers on Tuesday, 15th September 
Finals on Saturday, 19th September

Open to all nationalities!


Online Poetry Reciting Challenge #3

Theme : NATURE

Ages : Under 8 & 12

Qualifiers on Thursday, 10th September 
Finals on Sunday, 13th September

Open to all nationalities!


Online Extempore Challenge #1


Ages : Under 12 & 16

Qualifiers on Tuesday, 8th September
Finals on Saturday, 12th September

Open to all nationalities!



Watch the world of Harry Potter come to life in a way you've never seen before - check out the highlights reel of Melio Storytelling Challenge #1 

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Melio, an IIT-IIM alumni initiative, conducts online speaking & debating competitions for students aged 5-17 years from all over the world!

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How it works

  • Registration

    Parents register & choose a slot for the Qualifier round. They receive Prep material to help them prepare.

  • Qualifier Round

    Participants present their speech, story or debate over a personal video-call. Top scorers move to the Final round.

  • Live-stream Finale

    Finalists perform over a live webinar, the link to which is shared with friends & family to watch


What do the challenges consist of?

Speaking & debating competitions in various interesting formats and levels of difficulties to keep our participants excited and raring to go!

Who can participate in these challenges?

Our challenges are open to all nationalities from across the world who satisfy the age criteria. T&C apply.

What do I need to participate over the video-call?

A computer/laptop/tablet with a camera and downloaded Zoom app ( You will receive all the details from us at your registered email address.

Do you help with the preparation for the challenge?

All registered participants get a Prepbook. It contains details on how to prepare while also answering the frequently asked questions.

What are the credentials of your judges?

Our judges are expert speakers and debaters from prestigious Indian colleges like IITs, IIMs, NLS, RVCE who have won national and international competitions

Can I see the video-call performances of other participants?

The Qualifier round video-calls of every participant are private. The Live-stream final can be viewed by family & friends on our Facebook page.

Do these challenges have any prizes & certificates?

Every Melio Challenge has prizes and certificates for the Winners and Finalists. Exact details are available on the challenge page.