Becca K. from the Rebel Legion Galactic Senate sends in the following update in regards to a costume contest that will be held at the upcoming Dragon-Con 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia:
"The Rebel Legion will be hosting the SWatDC Costume Contest at DragonCon on Saturday, September 5th, 2009 from 2:30-3:30pm, held in the Hyatt Regency VI VII ballroom. Each category will have a prize with 2 top overall awards with prizes donated by LFL. We will also have special guest judge, Steve Sansweet and a spectacular halftime show dedicated to the 10th anniversary of The Phantom Menace.
Registration will begin on Friday at 10am at the RL table, located at Hyatt Regency Atlanta: Exhibit Level (Outside Grand Ballroom and 2 down from main lobby). We will have 2 prejudging sessions, Friday 9/4 from 2-4 pm and Saturday 9/5 from 11:30am(right after parade)-1:30pm. Dual members, Mary Alice Ladd and Beth Johnson will be our prejudges. All contestants will receive a photo of them in their costumes during the prejudging. This contest is open to anyone, not just RL or 501st members.
The categories will be as follows:
100 = Jedi & Sith 200 = Troopers 300 = Old Republic 400 = New Republic 500 = Bounty Hunters, Aliens & Denizens 600 = Royalty 700 = Younglings 800 = Groups 900 = Infinities (aka anything that does not fit in the above categories)
We are limiting entries to 40 contestants so be sure to sign up early!
Full contest rules will be available at the RL table.
For any additional questions or concerns, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org"