Who can vote? Any ASTRA Member Retailer. This includes each member of their staff. Do I log into the voting ballot with my ASTRA login credentials?No, the voting ballot is hosted on Submittable. You will need to create a free Submittable account to log in. See our "Accessing the Voting Ballot" tutorial for assistance under Step 2. Is there a limitation on number of staff that can vote?No, but they can only vote once and they must all use their own email address.
How many times can I vote? (1) Vote Per Category, for each ASTRA Retail Professional.
How many categories are there and do I have to vote in all of them? There are fourteen categories this year. You are allotted (1) vote per category. You may abstain from a category, but you may NOT vote more than once in any category.
What are the 2020 Best Toys for Kids Award categories? Arts & Crafts, Classic Play, Construction, Early Play, Games: 7 and Under, Games: 8+, Games: Teens & Adults, Outdoor & Active Play, Pretend Play, Pretend Play: Dolls & Figurines, Pretend Play: Vehicles, Puzzles: Educational & Manipulative Play, Puzzles: Jigsaws & Brainteasers, Science & Discovery What happens if I vote more than once in the same category? Your voting ballot will be disqualified. How will I know my ballot has been disqualified?You will receive an email from ASTRA requesting you to revise your ballot before the voting period has ended. We will contact the email you used for voting. I made an error on my ballot and would like to change my vote, what do I do?Simply click the "vote" button again, log back in and you may add to revise your voting ballot. Is there a place where I can find order/sales contact information for the Best Toys for Kids products?Yes, however this information will not be made available until the winners are announced. Check back here on the Best Toys for Kids homepage for program resources such as sales contact information, product images and more.