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Ryan "chief" Wood | October 16th, 2010 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars, News

Lowlug.nl Star Wars MOC Contest

We are not very good at highlighting other fansite or their promotions. I hope this is a step in the right direction:

Lowlug.nl, a Dutch AFOL fansite, is hosting a large Star Wars contest with a variety of categories like Land Vehicles, Air Vehicles, Mini MOCs (sized 16×16 or smaller) and even a category for showing off your collection!

Check out all the details here. You’ve got till December 1st to enter!

PS: I hear they got some awesome judges for the contest ;)

Ryan "chief" Wood | September 6th, 2009 | News

Win a Chrome Vader from HispaBrick Magazine

HispaBrick is hosting a contest, and your entry could snag you a Chrome Vader!

To enter, build a *new* 8×8 vignette of at least 30 pieces showing what you would do with a chrome Vader. Originality and humor are valued. The deadline is September 30th.

See page 22 in the latest issue for the full details and a sample entry.

Ace Kim | May 13th, 2009 | Events, News

Fine Clonier Jedi vs. Sith Contest

Kaminoan and Co. over at FineClonier.com are hosting a contest! First place prize: your choice of a chrome Darth Vader or C-3PO figure. Second place will get whatever first place didn’t choose. The catch? All you have to do is create a stunning, one of a kind Jedi minifigure OR a Sith minifigure of your choice. There are other rules and restrictions so read the Jedi vs. Sith contest announcement for all the details.

Jedi vs. Sith Contest

Jedi vs. Sith Contest

Ryan "chief" Wood | April 15th, 2009 | News

Reminder: Monster’s Revenge Contest!

Monsters' Revenge

The “Monsters’ Revenge” contest is nearing its end. Midnight PST on Friday the 17th of April is your deadline. Can you help build the rock monsters’ defense against the intruding h00manz?

Check out the competition so far here in the official contest thread, and catch a breakdown of the rules past the break.
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Don "Solo" Reitz | April 12th, 2009 | Forum, News

And The Winners Are…

The race is finally over and here are the prize winning entries:

Coming in first with a total of 163 votes, Turkguy19’s Red Fleet Racer:
turkguy19-red-fleet-racer

In second with 159 votes, Larry Lars’ Spinner Pod:
larry-lars-spinner-pod

And in third with 133 votes, Pepa Quin’s iPod Racer:
pepa-quin-ipod-racer

Check out the comments thread to see how the rest of the final entries placed and to congratulate all who participated.

Don "Solo" Reitz | April 11th, 2009 | Forum, MOC Spotlight, News, Site News

Final Lap

OK Bothans, the race is back on and the competitors are headed out on the track. The ranks are mixed up as they leave the chaotic pit lane, some got hit harder than others… but no one was immune. The more damage dealt, the farther back they start the final lap. Curious how the high and low ends of the rankings were the biggest targets, and that classy iPod Racer ended up as the most loathed by a single vote over the Desert Nomad. Meanwhile the G-pod, Exo Racer and Unspod had the lightest attacks… maybe these sleepers from the center of the pack are going to burst through to the front to take the win!

Here is the voting lineup for the final lap (but NOT the current rankings!):

final-lap-after-the-pits

Make sure you stop by the final lap thread to get your votes in!

Don "Solo" Reitz | April 10th, 2009 | News

Second Lap Recap & Devious New Poll

Lap 2 is complete and the entries are headed to the pit lane before completing the race… so what better time to try and hinder your competition with some good natured sabotage? Stop by the special one day thread to cast your votes against your least favorite entries to take them down a notch and mix up the totals a bit!

Here’s the current standings for the lead racers:

second-lap-leaders

Don "Solo" Reitz | April 7th, 2009 | Forum, News

First Lap Recap

The race is going strong and the pods just completed the first lap…� Four of the more stylish pods are leading the pack, followed by an unlikely pirate racer that held it’s position while the rest jostled around him. The fierce looking Spearit made the biggest jump in the ranks, up 21 positions (and from the looks of it I’d guess he was ramming entries out of his way). The quad-engine pod made the second biggest advance seen in the first lap – maybe the risky configuration will pay off in the end! Rounding out the top eight is the crazy crossover Sparrow… no word on if Patsy managed to keep up.

first-lap-leaders

Stop by the second lap poll thread in the forum to see the rest of the rankings and cast your votes!

Don "Solo" Reitz | April 6th, 2009 | Forum, News, Site News

The Race Is On!

Yesterday the forum decided which of the nearly five dozen entries entries would be in the three part “race” set up to narrow the field down to the three best entries, and the first poll is up! Click here to see the starting lineup and make your selections if you’re a forum member. You get 5 votes this time – so make them count!
starting-grid

Ryan "chief" Wood | April 4th, 2009 | News

Rock Monster Photo Contest: Winner!

Our Photo Contest challenge the other day was for members to shoot their best impersonation of a Rock Monster. The entries were posted here on the forum, and the judges have deliberated.

Without further adieu:


Meeotch takes the prize!

Even if my stated bias in the contest announcement had been taken out of the equation, the judges unanimously still would have awarded Meeotch the win for his accuracy to the original image and moxie to actually pull it off with such flair. I mean seriously, a tricycle? Well played, you little rock monster, you.