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47 Artists from
16 Countries
Compete in this years'
URSA Awards 
Cast your vote for your favorite
bear or artists in each category.

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11th Annual URSA Awards Competition
We bestow on you the honor of picking the bear/bud you like best in each of the 15 categories.

You collect and you love bears, therefore you KNOW bears! You are the judge!
A ' special thank you' to all the artists for entering 106 pieces this year. Our sponsors receive our gratitude too for their lovely gifts and prizes!

Hat's off to everyone!  Bravo!
In this First Round of voting the top winners, in each of the categories, will be chosen by your votes.You'll have one vote to cast in each category. Vote now through July 31st.

You do not have to vote all at once. The voting software will tell you if you have voted in a category.
(See below: what to do if you get an error message while voting this year).

Please be honest with your voting, as an artist will be disqualified if our audits find any discrepancies in the voting procedure, such as many multiple votes coming from the same computer.

Thank you for voting!

Which bears will be 'talking' to you?
Vote now and until July 31st.

After voting it is BEST to not close the page but to use the arrow back, then go to the bottom of the page click on
Or use the navigation buttons on each page to take you to a category, plus see the contact list and all the awards.
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The 11th Annual URSA Awards Competition is sponsored by Bears&Buds, the original,  online teddy bear magazine.

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