WAYNE, N.J., Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, Thursday, September 8 Toys"R"Us® will officially introduce its three final President of Play candidates during a live debate taking place at 4pm ET at the company's Paramus, NJ store on Rt. 17 in the greater New York City area. The final candidates - Jessalyn Grace Phanouvong (9) from Fresno, CA; Ariana Gentry (10) from Swansea, IL; and John Nathaniel Shue "Nate" (10) from Fairfax, VA - will take the stage in front of a panel of Toys"R"Us judges to determine who has what it takes to become the first-ever President of Play. The debate also marks the beginning of the public voting period via Twitter using #PresidentofPlay and the candidate's personal hashtags (#TRUElectionJessalyn, #TRUElectionNate, #TRUElectionAriana).
The debate will take place on Thursday, 9/8 at 4pm ET at:
Toys"R"Us Paramus (#6330)
634 Ridgewood Ave (Route 17)
Paramus, NJ 07652
To view and download behind the scenes photos and video from the President of Play auditions with the 10 semifinalists, visit: https://toysrus.sharefile.com/d-sc6b27a29d5f4058b
Once voting closes on September 23 and a final President of Play is chosen, that lucky girl or boy will get to check out the hottest toys, including the company's 2016 Hot Toy List.
For more information about the #PresidentofPlay competition, stay tuned to @ToysRUsNews, the official Twitter account of the Toys"R"Us, Inc. Corporate Communications department, and the company's newsroom blog.
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SOURCE Toys"R"Us, Inc.