Playathon was a game design challenge organized for students, game designers and those passionate about designing digital games for school children. The participants were to choose any academic topic to design a digital game for students of classes 4 th to 8 th . Out of the many entries that came in, three were shortlisted for first, second and third prize. The winners of the design challenge were given prizes ranging from Rs. 15,000 – Rs. 5,000 at the International Play Conference, March 2017.