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Don "Solo" Reitz | December 10th, 2013 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

MOC Madness Round Three Build Phase Ends Tomorrow Night

Just under twenty two hours remain in the sweet sixteen round of the tournament, and so far only six ships have surfaced. Seems like tomorrow is going to be a busy day polishing off those builds and getting them submitted. Friendly reminder that the deadline remains at 8PM PST Wednesday December 11th. The good news is with fewer contestants remaining  the polls won’t take so much time to set up, so, stay tuned for tomorrow night as the rest of the builders report in.

Don "Solo" Reitz | December 7th, 2013 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

2013 MOC Madness Tournament: Round Three Now In Progress

Bracket 3Round two ended last night with the close of the polls, and all of the victorious ships are available to browse below. Some really tough competition and it’s only going to get harder as we progress. We’re back to the five day build and two day voting cycle, putting the deadline for builders in round three at 8PM PST on Wednesday December 11th. All of the submission threads are ready and waiting in out contest forum. We’re down to a quarter of the starting lineup, so with only sixteen competitors left I hope the odds are against any more no-shows from here on out. Good luck everyone and keep up the great work! (more…)

Don "Solo" Reitz | December 6th, 2013 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

MOC Madness Round Two Polls Close Tonight

In just about four hours the current round of voting will end, so if you have an active forum account be sure to log in and make your selections. Once the results are public everyone will know who advances and the sixteen lucky contestants are free to start building their next fighter without breaking stride. I’ll have the next set of submission threads ready and a round up post with all the winning ships plus a revised bracket tomorrow.

Don "Solo" Reitz | December 4th, 2013 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

MOC Madness Round Two Polls Are Up

Running just slightly behind schedule tonight but everything is squared away and all the polls are open for the second round of out Alphabet Fighter Tournament. If you’re a forum member with an active account go ahead and sign in and cast your votes! You have two days to make your selections again, and only fifteen threads to check (one contestant could not make the deadline even with the extention). Hit the jump for a list of the pilots going head to head and links to each of the polls. (more…)

Don "Solo" Reitz | December 3rd, 2013 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

MOC Madness Round Two Extended Build Phase Ends Tomorrow Night

Quick reminder for you builders taking advantage of the postponed deadline: you now have less than thirty one hours left to complete and submit your ships this round. As long as you get them in by 8PM PST Wednesday December 4th  and everything meets the rules you’ll be ready to go for the next round of polls. With half still MIA and two more  in need of revisions to qualify I can see the next day being a bit touch and go. I recomend avoiding last minute submissions if at all possible because you can never be completely certain you got everything right, and you’re only hurting yourself leaving no margin for error. If you like to live on the edge though, well, good luck you crazy rogues!

Don "Solo" Reitz | November 30th, 2013 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

MOC Madness Round Two Update: Deadline Extended To Wednesday Night

In a rare turn of events we’ve decided to give all you builders couple more days to complete and submit your ships for this round of our tournament. With the deadline originally slated for tomorrow night and only five entries submitted and one confirmed drop out, we now realize we had underestimated just how brutal a five day build window would be while overlapping a major US Holiday. This puts the deadline for this round on Wednesday December 4th, 8PM Pacific time, and the polls will go live that night and end on Friday. The remaining rounds will continue to follow the five day build two day poll layout, just offset due to this extension.

Don "Solo" Reitz | November 27th, 2013 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

2013 MOC Madness Tournament: Round Two Now In Progress

Bracket 2
Moving right along to the next phase, the submission threads for the sixteen new match-ups are ready to go with the new deadline less than five days away – that’s December 1st, Sunday night at 8PM PST again update: deadline extended to Wednesday night, 12/4 at 8PM PST.  The results from round one polls can be seen in the bracket above and a full gallery of the winning ships can be seen after the jump.


Don "Solo" Reitz | November 26th, 2013 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

MOC Madness Round 1 Polls Close Tonight

In approximately three hours the first round of polls will close and the winners will be revealed. If you have an active forum account don’t forget to log in and check out the competitors, your last minute vote might very well change someones fate. To make things easier for you there’s a full list of poll threads here. The good thing about charting out all the rounds before hand is the winners won’t have to wait for an announcement to start building their next ship. As soon as the poll results are public you’ll know who you’re up against. I’ll have the new threads up tonight, and a revised bracket ready to post in the morning with a gallery of all the winning starfighters. Good luck everyone!

Don "Solo" Reitz | November 25th, 2013 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

Monday Morning Reminder: MOC Madness Round 1 Polls Are Live


Out of the sixty four contestants who signed up all but one of them submitted their ships on time, so a great turn out for the opening round. Unfortunately two more were DQ’ed on technicalities but that’s still a very promising start. Loads of fantastic builds to sort through means some real tough choices for voters. The polls are now open to active forum members. They’re each in the same threads where the builders posted their photos, and you can sign in and see a quick list here. The poll only last 48 hours, and time is up around 9:30PM on Tuesday night.

Don "Solo" Reitz | November 24th, 2013 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

Alphabet Fighter Tournament Round One Build Phase Ends Tonight

mm2013afJust a quick heads up to all you procrastinating builders: you now have less than five hours remaining to submit your models. Anything submitted after 8PM Pacific Time tonight will be too late and you will forfeit your position in the tournament bracket. So far forty five out of the sixty four have posted. If any of the remaining nineteen miss the deadline their opponent will automatically advance to the next round while the polls will determine the rest. As far as the polls themselves, they will take a little bit of time to set up but I should have them ready within a few hours after the deadline at most. Stay tuned!