LEGO wins 3 of 5 nominated categories at Toy Awards


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This year LEGO products were nominated in 5 categories for Toy of the Year Awards, given out during New York’s Toy Fair. The LEGO nominations were:

Collectible of the Year – The LEGO Batman Movie Collectible Minifigures (71017)

Construction Toy of the Year – LEGO Star Wars BB-8 (75187) / LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean The Silent Mary (71042)

Creative Toy of the Year – LEGO Make Your Own Movie

Specialty Toy of The Year – LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192)

Tech Toy of the Year – LEGO BOOST Creative Toolbox (17101)

Out of those 5 categories, LEGO won 3: Construction Toy of the Year (BB-8), Specialty Toy of the Year and Tech Toy of the Year.

Congratulations to the many designers and engineers involved in bringing those 3 products to the market last year. I for one can’t wait to see what LEGO comes out with during 2018.

The entire list of winners is below:

  • Action Figure of the Year: Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Dancing Groot Figure by Hasbro, Inc.
  • Collectible of the Year: Fingerlings by WowWee USA, Inc.
  • Construction Toy of the Year: LEGO® Star Wars BB-8™ by LEGO Systems, Inc.
  • Creative Toy of the Year: Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit by LittleBits
  • Doll of the Year: Wonder Crew Superhero Will by PlayMonster
  • Game of the Year: Soggy Doggy by Spin Master Ltd.
  • Infant/Toddler Toy of the Year: Teddy Ruxpin by Wicked Cool Toys
  • Innovative Toy of the Year: Rubie’s Jurassic World T-Rex Inflatable Costume by Rubie’s Costume Company, Inc.
  • License of the Year: Star Wars by Disney Consumer Products & Interactive Media
  • Outdoor Toy of the Year: Bunch O Balloons Filler Soaker by Zuru
  •  Playset Toy of the Year: Hot Wheels® Super Ultimate Garage by Mattel, Inc.
  • Plush of the Year: Disney Junior Minnie’s Walk and Play Puppy by Just Play Products
  • Preschool Toy of the Year: PAW Patrol My Size Lookout Tower by Spin Master Ltd.
  • Rookie of the Year: Antsy Pants™ Build & Play™ Kits by Beach House Group
  • Specialty Toy of the Year: LEGO® Star Wars™ Millennium Falcon™ by LEGO Systems, Inc.
  • Tech Toy of the Year: LEGO® BOOST Creative Toolbox by LEGO Systems, Inc.
  • Vehicle of the Year: PAW Patrol Sea Patroller by Spin Master Ltd.

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