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Champ Bear is a Care Bear who has appeared across nearly all Care Bear generations after debuting as a plush toy in 1984.

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Appearance[]

Champ Bear has blue fur and his Belly badge depicts a yellow trophy with a red star on it.

In The Care Bears Family, Champ Bear has light yellow fur and wears a red sports headband and a red jacket with light yellow sleeves. He also has a belly badge of a heart emblazoned on a trophy.

Personality[]

Champ Bear is a real sports star. He's great at every sport, but he's even better at sharing the real prizes of sports: fun, fitness, friendship and learning to be your best. He even shows this with his symbol: a golden trophy with a star, (despite it originally featuring a heart).

Appearances[]

The Care Bears Movie[]

DIC series[]

Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation[]

The Care Bears Family[]

In Nelvana's Care Bears series, Champ is one of the main Care Bears featured and appears in many episodes, especially in the second and third seasons.

Care Bears: Journey to Joke-a-Lot[]

Champ Bear makes his first appearance in the 2000's Care Bears series revival in the straight-to-video computer animated film Care Bears Journey to Joke-a-Lot. He is one of the Bears who stays behind to prepare for the Care Bear Fair.

The Care Bears' Big Wish Movie[]

In the second CG Care Bears video, Champ has a far larger role than in the previous movie, and is unusually, the leader of the Care Bears in this movie instead of Tenderheart.

Throughout the movie, he presides Care-a-lot's steering committee by showing how low the Caring Meter has been, and declares a Caring Month where everyone must Care more than usual.

Later, he alongside the other residents of Care-a-Lot welcome their new neighbors, Me Bear, Messy Bear, and Too Loud Bear to the community. Later in the film, when the new bears abuse the power of Wish Bear's wishing star Twinkers, their greed eventually becomes too severe and Care-a-Lot begins to fall apart at the seams. It is up to Champ and the other Care Bears, to rebuild it in the aftermath.

Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-Lot[]

Champ makes several minor roles in Adventures in Care-a-Lot.

Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot[]

Champ appears in Welcome to Care-a-Lot mainly as a background character. He is depicted as Funshine's rival in this series.

Care Bears: Unlock the Magic[]

Just like Friend Bear, Champ bear only appears in Unlock the Magic promotional art.

Descriptions[]

2002-2006: Champ Care Bear is a real sports star. He's great at every sport, but he's even better at sharing the real prizes of sports-fun, fitness, friendship and learning to be your best. He even shows this with his symbol - a golden trophy with star.

2002 Website Profile:

Caring Mission: Teaches people sportsmanship.
Symbol: His golden trophy symbol shows that you always win when you're a good sport.
Personality: Confident and fair.
Character Quirk: He's even good at games he's never played before.
Color: Blue.
Best Friend: Good Luck Bear
Relationship Challenge: Wish Bear, when she uses her wishes to change the rules in a game.
Motto: Playing fair makes the game more fun for everyone!

20th Anniversary: Champ Care Bear is the biggest sports star in all of Care-a-lot. He's great at every game you can think of. He knows that the real prizes of sports are fun, fitness, friends and learning to do and be your best - win or lose! The trophy on his tummy symbolizes that everyone wins when they play like good sports.

The Bears Are Back in Town - The Ultimate Guidebook: Confident and fair, this all-around athlete believes that good sportsmanship is the key to winning every game. But Champ Bear knows that the most important part of playing sports isn't winning, it's having fun with friends. From a star athlete to a supporter in the stands, everyone plays an important part in the world of sports. Champ is here to help others learn to be theior best, through fitness, friendship, and most of all... FUN!

Original series[]


Gallery[]

Trivia[]

  • One of Champ's best friends in the 80's series is Bright Heart Raccoon, of whom he affectionately refers to as "little buddy".
  • He is called Champ Care Bear in some merchandise.

In other languages:[]

Croatian: As ("Ace")
Dutch: Kampioen Beer ("Champion Bear")
French: Groschampion ("Big Champion")
French (Canadian): Champinnours ("Champion Bear")
German: Sieger Bärchi ("Winner Bear")
Italian: Superorso ("Super Bear")
Japanese: チャンプベア
Mandarin (Taiwan): 冠軍熊/Guànjūn xióng ("Champion Bear")
Norwegian: Superbamse ("Super Bear")
Portuguese: Campeão ("Champion")
Spanish: Campeoncito ("Champion Bear")
Spanish (Argentina): Osito Campeon ("Champion Bear")
Spanish (Spain): Campionorso ("Champion Bear")
Swedish (Cartoon): Guldnalle ("Gold Bear")
Swedish (Comic): Hjältenalle ("Hero Bear")

Care Bears Family
Care Bears
Original Bears
Bedtime Bear (1982) - Birthday Bear (1982) - Cheer Bear (1982) - Friend Bear (1982) - Funshine Bear (1982) - Good Luck Bear (1982) - Grumpy Bear (1982) - Love-a-Lot Bear (1982) - Tenderheart Bear (1982) - Wish Bear (1982)
Introduced in 1980s/1990s
Forest Friend Bear (1980s) - Sea Friend Bear (1980s) - I Love You Bear (1980s) - Baby Hugs Bear (1983) - Baby Tugs Bear (1983) - Grams Bear (1983) - Secret Bear (1984) - Share Bear (1984) - Champ Bear (1984) - Harmony Bear (1985) - Surprise Bear (1985) - Daydream Bear (1985) - Prize Bear (1985) - True Heart Bear (1986) - Perfect Panda (1986) - Polite Panda (1986) - Gramps Bear (1986) - Take Care Bear (1987) - America Cares Bear (1991)
Introduced in 2000s
Laugh-a-Lot Bear (2003) - Bashful Heart Bear (2004) - Best Friend Bear (2004) - Thanks-a-Lot Bear (2004) - Do-Your-Best Bear (2004) - True North Bear (2005) - Sweet Dreams Bear (2005) - Hopeful Heart Bear (2005) - Smart Heart Bear (2005) - Me Bear (2005) - Messy Bear (2005) - Too Loud Bear (2005) - Amigo Bear (2006) - Always There Bear (2006) - Heartsong Bear (2006) - Play-a-Lot Bear (2006) - Shine Bright Bear (2006) - Superstar Bear (2006) - Work of Heart Bear (2006) - All My Heart Bear (2006) - Oopsy Bear (2007) - Pink Power Bear (2008) - Heart of Gold Bear (2008) - Sweet Sakura Bear (2009)
Introduced in 2010s
Wonderheart Bear (2012) - Shiver Me Timbear (2012) - Great Giving Bear (2012) - Trick-or-Sweet Bear (2013) - Christmas Wishes Bear (2014) - Rainbow Heart Bear (2017) - Piece of Heart Bear (2018) - Sparkle Heart Bear (2019) - Watchful Bear (2019)
Introduced in 2020s
Unity Bear (2020) - Togetherness Bear (2021) - Dream Bright Bear (2022) - I Care Bear (2022) - Care-a-Lot Bear (2022) - Sweet Message Bear (2022) - Sweet Celebrations Bear (2022) - Dare to Care Bear (2023) - Calming Heart Bear (2023) - Spooky Sparkle Bear (2023) - Destiny Bear (2023) - Be Me Bear (2023) - Always Here Bear (2023) - Good Vibes Bear (2023) - Flower Power Bear (2023) - Friends Forever Bear (2024) - True Friend Bear (2024) - Love Song Bear (2024) - Blissful Heart Bear (2024) - Peaceful Heart Bear (2024) - Kind to All Bear (2024) - Good Wishes Bear (2024) - Love to Care Bear (2024) - Sweet Serenity Bear (2024) - Blossom Heart Bear (2024)
Peel & Reveal Bears
Best Secret Bear (2023) - Wishful Heart Bear (2023) - Lucky Star Bear (2023) - Dreamtime Bear (2023) - Always Heart Bear (2023) - Champ-Shine Bear (2023) - Love Song Bear (2023) - Charm Bear (2023) - Friend Share Bear (2023) - Grump-a-Lot Bear (2023)
Metaverse/NFT Bears
Hello Fren Bear (2022) - Self Care Bear (2022) - Warm Fuzzies Bear (2022) - ILY Bear (2022) - I Can Bear (2022) - Investor Bear (2022) - Enjoyer Bear (2022) - Collector Bear (2022) - Bad Crowd Bear (2022) - Cyborg Bear (2022) - Glitch Bear (2022) - Magic Sparkles Bear (2022) - Metaverse Bear (2022) - Zombie Bear (2022) - Pixie Bear (2022) - True Light Bear (2022) - Fun Dream Bear (2023) - Care Heart Bear (2023) - Always Grumpy Bear (2023) - Harmony Song Bear (2023) - Birthday Sparkle Bear (2023) - True Dreams Bear (2023) - Cheerheart Bear (2023) - Lucky Wish Bear (2023) - Super Love Bear (2023) - Best Heart Bear (2023) - Ocean Breeze Bear (2023)
Other Bears
Question Mark Bear (1980s) - Unnamed Pink Panda (1980s) - Unnamed Blue Panda (1980s) - Precious Heart Bear (1991) - Recycling Bear (1991) - Bo the Take Care Bear (2013) - International Day of the Girl Bears (2019) - Black Lives Matter Bear (2020)
Trademarked Bears
Dandy Bear (1990) - Fun Play Bear (1990) - Giving Bear (1990) - Munchie Bear (1991) - Melody Bear (1991) - Princess Heart Bear (1994) - Hollyheart Bear (1995) - Happyheart Bear (1995) - Peppermint Bear (1995) - Heart Shine Bear (2021) - Believe Bear (2021) - Caring Heart Bear (2022) - Warm Hug Bear (2023) - Lots-a-Pride Bear (2023) - Share Your Care Bear (2023)
Care Bear Cousins
Brave Heart Lion (1985) - Bright Heart Raccoon (1985) - Cozy Heart Penguin (1985) - Gentle Heart Lamb (1985) - Lotsa Heart Elephant (1985) - Loyal Heart Dog (1985) - Playful Heart Monkey (1985) - Proud Heart Cat (1985) - Swift Heart Rabbit (1985) - Treat Heart Pig (1985) - The Koala (1980s) - Noble Heart Horse (1986)
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