The Haywire Group™ Racks Up Accolades This Holiday Season

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Multiple Award-Winning Game Flickin’ Chicken™ Chosen as a Finalist for the 2011 Fat Brain Toy Awards in the Outdoor Toys Category; New Preschool Game Where’s That Chipmunk?™ Earns Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award 2011, Disney FamilyFun Toy of the Year (T.O.Y.) Award and Nomination for Best Game in the 2011 SheKnows Parenting Awards

The Haywire Group's Award-Winning Games, Flickin' Chicken and Where's That Chipmunk?

Chickens and chipmunks may be among the top gifts for kids this holiday season, thanks to two award-winning games from Massachusetts-based toy company, The Haywire Group ( Flickin’ Chicken and Where’s That Chipmunk? have been recognized with coveted awards and award nominations for being among the best-of-the-best children’s products on the market today.

Flickin’ Chicken, the comical rubber-chicken-tossing target game that has achieved multiple accolades, including a nomination for the 2011 Outdoor Toy of the Year (TOTY) Award, has been chosen as a finalist for the 2011 Fat Brain Toy Awards in the Outdoor Toys Category.

Where’s That Chipmunk?, a hilarious twist on the game of hide-and-seek, is part of The Haywire Group’s new collection of no-reading-required preschool games and has been honored with an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award 2011 and a Disney FamilyFun Toy of the Year (T.O.Y.) Award, as well as a nomination for Best Game in the 2011 SheKnows Parenting Awards.

The Haywire Group’s games are developed in-house with their unique sense of humor that encourages families to play and laugh together. The company’s innovative, family-friendly board games have been praised by toy industry experts, the media and parents, earning the company over two dozen accolades to date. Now fans can have their say too:

Vote online for Flickin’ Chicken to win the 2011 Fat Brain Toy Award now through November 8 at:

Vote online for Where’s That Chipmunk? to win the 2011 SheKnows Parenting Award now through October 18 at:

Both games are available for purchase at retailers nationwide and online at the suggested retail prices of $19.99 for Flickin’ Chicken and $24.99 for Where’s That Chipmunk?. For retailer listings, please visit The Haywire Group’s website.

About The Haywire Group, Inc:
Founded in 2005, The Haywire Group™ has released many well-loved, award-winning games for children and families. The family owned company has gained recognition for their unique packaging and family friendly game play. Their first board game, Dicecapades!®, made an immediate splash in the industry. This flagship game has since inspired a product line of additional games including Dicecapades! Kids
Version™, Word Pirates™, Number Ninjas™, Action Princesses™ and Kerfuffle™. The company’s other products include Flickin’ Chicken™, which challenges players to hit a target with rubber chickens in nine rounds of chicken-throwing insanity, the Guinness World Records® game and puzzles based on the iconic Guinness World Records® Books, and a collection of no-reading-required preschool games: Where’s That Chipmunk? ™, The Cat’s Pajamas™, and French Toast and Friends™. For more information about The Haywire Group, please visit


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