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Entries now open for 2014 Independent Toy Awards

Suppliers have until Friday, August 15th to submit their products to any of the 25 categories.
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Toy Shop UK’s sixth annual Independent Toy Awards is now open for entries.

Suppliers have until Friday, August 15th to submit their products to any of the 25 categories.

The awards are the only ones voted for by the nation’s independent toy retailers, who list themselves for free on the popular online directory.

Companies can submit as many products as they like and each entry costs £100, with discounts available for multiple entries.

Gold, silver and bronze medal logos will be awarded to the three most popular toys in each category.

Runners up whose products obtain at least 10 per cent of the category’s votes will be awarded a commendation logo for use on packaging, catalogues, websites, trade stands and press releases.

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, September 16th.

Categories are as follows:

  • App Toys
  • Baby
  • Collectable
  • Creative
  • Construction
  • Dolls
  • Eco
  • Educational
  • Electronic
  • Flying
  • Game (Action)
  • Game (Board)
  • Game (Card)
  • Game (Educational)
  • Licensed
  • Outdoor
  • Puzzles
  • Radio Controlled
  • Ride-On
  • Role Play
  • Soft
  • Special Needs
  • Tablet
  • Vehicles
  • Wooden

To find out more, or to download an entry form, click here.

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