The Dolls Awards of Excellence (DAE) competition recognizes and encourages excellence in the design and creation of dolls. Photos of all the entries are reviewed and rated by professionals within the doll industry, who evaluate each submission on overall aesthetic appeal, excellence in concept, design, and execution, and quality of material and workmanship.

The highest-scoring creations in each category received the DAE Industry’s Choice Awards, announced in an online awards ceremony June 9, and have now become the nominees for this year’s Public’s Choice Awards, voted on by you, the readers of DOLLS magazine

The deadline for voting is Sept. 30, 2022. Limit one ballot per household (either online or by mail, but not both). The Public’s Choice winners will be announced in the January/February 2022 issue of DOLLS, available in early December, and on our website.