Known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry, the TOTY Awards program supports children in need by serving as a critical fundraiser for the Toy Industry Foundation.
Northfield, Illinois (PRWEB)
December 01, 2017
The toy, game, and license finalists for the prestigious 2018 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards were unveiled on November 3rd, by The Toy Association. Known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry, the TOTY Awards program supports children in need by serving as a critical fundraiser for the Toy Industry Foundation.
“Each and every one of the TOTY finalists have brought joy, laughter, and learning to children around the world. From classic board games to innovative tech toys, these playthings represent the ‘BEST OF THE BEST’ in the world of toys and games … So, you might even find some great holiday gift ideas among this evening’s finalists!” said Steve Pasierb, The Toy Association’s president & CEO, at the press event
Zipes™ Speed Pipes was a finalist in THE SPECIALTY TOY OF THE YEAR category. Between now and January 5th, consumers can visit Toys.Awards.com to vote for their favorite picks in each of the 17 categories.
“This is such an honor for Neat-Oh! We are finalists in the “Specialty Toy of the Year Category” – our true dedication to Specialty Toys is being recognized! We are up against some of the biggest names in the toy industry – we have some tough competition, but still, we’re going to give it all we’ve got” says Dee Farrell, Senior Vice President at Neat-Oh!
About Zipes™ Speed Pipes – finalist in the “Specialty Toy of the Year” category
Zipes™ Speed Pipes is the first and only high-speed toy to run inside pipes.
With a little creativity, kids put together Zipes™ Speed Pipes that can twist, loop and seemingly defy gravity. Kids can make crazy builds and then speed Zipes™ Racers crazy fast through the pipes. Zipes™ Pipe builds are dynamic and can be tangled 360 degrees even while the vehicles are zipping through the pipes. This unique new dimension of play expands kids’ way of thinking and makes things crazy fun. Zipes™ Racers are illuminated and the sets contain a cosmic strobe ball that creates an awesome light show when room is dark.
Unlike any other RC vehicle, Zipes™ Racers have special…