Nominations for TOTY Awards 2021 now open

Toy of the Year Awards 2021
Nominations for the Toy of the Year Awards 2021 are now open.

The TOTYs are presented annually to the top toys, games, and properties of the year and are administered by The Toy Association.

Nominations close on September 2nd, 2020. A nomination committee comprised of play experts, journalists, academics, retailers, and other toy experts will determine the official TOTY 2021 finalists.

Voting for TOTY 2021 winners will then open in the week of October 26th, 2020 and close on January 5th, 2021. Winners will be kept confidential until they are announced at the awards ceremony.

Every product or property selected as a TOTY finalist must be represented by either the nominator or his/her designee during the awards presentation ceremony on February 12th, 2021, in New York City.

You can submit your nominations here and the categories are as follows:

  • Action Figure of the Year
  • Collectible of the Year
  • Construction Toy of the Year
  • Creative Toy of the Year
  • Doll of the Year
  • Game of the Year
  • Infant/Toddler Toy of the Year
  • Innovative Toy of the Year
  • License of the Year
  • Outdoor Toy of the Year
  • Playset of the Year
  • Plush of the Year
  • Pre-school Toy of the Year
  • Specialty Toy of the Year
  • STEAM Toy of the Year
  • Vehicle of the Year
  • People’s Choice Toy of the Year
  • Toy of the Year


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