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tobylogoThe TOBY Awards, sponsored annually by Teddy Bear & Friends magazine since 1986, rewards and encourages excellence in conception, design and execution of teddy bears and soft-sculpture animals. Photos of all the entries are reviewed by an esteemed panel of judges, who evaluate each submission on overall aesthetic appeal, excellence in concept, design and execution, and quality of material and workmanship; the highest-scoring creations in each category are selected as the nominees for the TOBY Awards. Teddy Bear & Friends readers then select their favorite nominee in each category and their votes are tallied to determine the winners.



2015 TOBY Industry's Choice winners announced PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 January 2015 10:36

tobylogoThe winners of the 2015 Teddy Bear of the Year (TOBY) Industry's Choice Awards were announced Jan. 17 at the Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Shown in San Diego. Chosen from more than 150 entries, the winners will go on to become the nominees for this year's TOBY Public's Choice Awards, voted on by Teddy Bear & Friends readers. Look for photos of the nominees, ballot, and online voting instructions in the May 2015 issue of Teddy Bear & Friends, available in March.

 
Cast your vote in the 2014 TOBY Public's Choice Awards! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Teddy Bear & Friends Staff   
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 07:56

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The winners of the 2014 Teddy Bear of the Year (TOBY) Industry's Choice Awards were announced in January at the Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Show in San Diego.

This year's Industry's Choice winners are now the nominees for the Public's Choice Awards, voted on by Teddy Bear & Friends readers.

 

Now it's your turn to be the judge! You can vote for your favorite in each category by filling out and mailing in the ballot included in the June 2014 issue of TB&F, or you can vote online. Limit one ballot (paper or digital) per household. The deadline for voting is July 1, 2014.

 
2014 TOBY Industry’s Choice PDF Print E-mail

The winners of the 2014 Teddy Bear of the Year (TOBY) Industry’s Choice Awards were announced Jan. 18 at the Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Show in San Diego. The winners were chosen from more than 200 entries, and will go on to become the nominees for this year’s Public’s Choice Awards voted on by Teddy Bear & Friends readers. Look for photos of the nominees, ballot, and online voting instructions in the June 2014 issue of Teddy Bear & Friends, available in early April.

 

 
2013 TOBY Public's Choice Award Winners PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 31 October 2013 12:04

And the winner is …

Teddy Bear & Friends announced the 2013 Teddy Bear of the Year (TOBY) Public’s Choice Award winners at the Teddy Bear Artist Invitational in Binghamton, N.Y., Aug. 24. The winners were chosen by TB&F readers from the nominees selected by a panel of expert judges at the beginning of the year. More than 800 ballots came in for this year’s competition — our thanks to everyone who took the time to cast their vote and to all the artists who entered. Congratulations to all the winners!

 

 
Cast your vote in the 2013 TOBY Public's Choice Awards! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joyce Greenholdt   
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 08:11

tobylogoThe winners of the 2013 Teddy Bear of the Year (TOBY) Industry's Choice Awards were announced in January at the Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Show in San Diego. This year's Industry's Choice winners are now the nominees for the Public's Choice Awards, voted on by Teddy Bear & Friends' readers.

 

The photos of all the nominees can be viewed here - and now it's your turn to be the judge! You can vote for your favorite in each category by filling out and mailing in the ballot included in the June 2013 issue of TB&F, or you can vote online. Limit one ballot (paper or digital) per household. The deadline for voting is July 1, 2013.
 Winners will be announced at the Teddy Bear Artist Invitational in Binghamton, N.Y., in August and in the December 2013 issue of Teddy Bear & Friends.

 

Click here to cast your vote online now!

 

 
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