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Vote in the URSA Awards Competition

First Place

Your Votes

the 2019 Winners

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To our Readers:

We bestow upon you, our readers, collectors and art enthusiasts, the privilege to vote for your favorite bear, bud, or artist entered in this year's competition, by choosing what you believe marks the quality of fine art.

Your votes help the artists win in the first round and then proceed to the Final Round where they have the opportunity to win The URSA Major-Best Overall award!


Online entry forms available May 1 to July 15, 2019

Entries have closed for 2019


First Round Voting begins August 1 - 16, 2019


First Round of Voting is closed for 2019


Final Voting begins
September 1 - 16, 2019

To the Contestants:

We welcome all soft sculpture artists and teddy bear makers world wide to enter the URSA Awards Competition.

No jury, every entry is shown and voted on my our readers and collectors.


Voting will begin August 1st in each of the categories, picking your favorite. The top three winner in each category will go on to the finals.



Valerie Rogers

Publisher/Executive Editor

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