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Tuesday, 02 October 2012 13:40

We're putting the final touches on the TOBY 2013 web page right now, making sure everything works correctly, before we begin accepting entries for the 2013 TOBY Awards. We expect to open the competition to entries next week Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 - look for the TOBY 2013 link on our home page!


We will accept entries through Dec. 21, 2012. Full rules and details will be posted on the contest page, but for now, here's a list of the award categories for 2013:


Artist Categories

1: Miniature Dressed Bear (5 inches or smaller)

2: Miniature Undressed Bear (5 inches or smaller)

3: Small Dressed Bear (over 5 inches; under 14 inches)

4: Small Undressed Bear (over 5 inches; under 14 inches)

5: Large Dressed Bear (14 inches or larger)

6: Large Undressed Bear (14 inches or larger)

7: Miniature “Friend” (5 inches or smaller, no bears)

8: Small “Friend” (over 5 inches; under 14 inches, no bears)

9: Large “Friend” (14 inches or larger, no bears)

10: Bear or “Friend” using Nontraditional Materials

11: Set or Vignette12: Special Theme Category: Bears & Friends of the Future (science-fiction themed bear or “friend,” any size)


Manufacturer Categories

13: Manufactured Bear (any size, dressed or undressed)

14: Manufactured “Friend” (any size, dressed or undressed, no bears)


We look forward to seeing your entries!