2019 Teddy Bear of the Year Award competition
Here’s the news that teddy bear artists around the world have been waiting for... the prestigious, world-famous 2019 TOBY Awards are now open.
The Teddy Bear of the Year (TOBY) competition celebrates excellence in conception, design, and execution of teddy bears and soft-sculpture animals. Photos of all the entries are reviewed by teddy bear artists and other professionals within the industry, who evaluate each submission on overall aesthetic appeal, excellence in concept, design, and workmanship.TOBY Entry Rules
Entries AVAILABLE TO ALL
TOBY 2019 competition entry period
Industry's Choice judging
Industry's Choice winners/Public's Choice nominees appear in Teddy Bear Times & Friends issue 243
Online voting for Public's Choice opens.
Deadline for Public's Choice voting.
Winners of the Public's Choice Awards appear in Teddy Bear Times & Friends issue 244.
The fee for the first entry is $65.
Additional entries are $35 each.
The fee for the first entry is $65. Additional entries are $35 each. Payment must be made by credit card. These fees are nonrefundable. Fees are applied to the contest’s administrative and publicity costs.
Include three photos. See the full contest rules.
Everyone who enters the 2019 TOBY Awards will receive a discount offer good toward the purchase of an ad in Teddy Bear Times & Friends as well as one (1) free issue of Teddy Bear Times & Friends (print edition for addresses in the United States; digital only for foreign addresses), and a discount code for an annual subscription to Teddy Bear Times & Friends. Limit one ad discount, one subscription discount, and one free magazine per artist or company.
Entries must be received by July 31, 2019.
The fee for the first entry is $65. Additional entries are $35 each.
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