Smyths to sponsor Outdoor Toy Awards

Panel of 50 children along with high-profile media and industry experts to judge entries.
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5_gibsons.jpg has recruited Smyths Toys Superstores as the official sponsor of the Outdoor Toy Awards this summer.

The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 11th and will see all outdoor entries being judged by a panel of children.

A board of over 50 children will join a host of high-profile media and industry experts, judging all entries on durability, longevity and value for money as well as overall fun factor.

Awards will be handed to the overall winner, category winners and kids-rate-it recommendations.

The competition will include eight categories including ride on, craft and construct, get active, family play, blasters and flying toys.

This year will also see the addition of two new categories, pre-school and kidult.'s camera crew will be there to capture and create videos of the event.

Dryden Geary, marketing manager for Smyths Toys Superstores, said: "Smyths Toys Superstores always like to stay head of the field in finding innovative and fun ways to engage with our customers and ultimately give them what they want.

"As a market leader in selling outdoor toys, Smyths toys Superstores are an obvious choice to partner on the Outdoor toy Awards and we can't wait to see the event come to life."

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