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Don "Solo" Reitz | March 12th, 2012 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

2012 Podracer Challenge Winners!

It’s been a great contest with loads of fantastic entries and the final votes are in. The winner of this year’s Podrace Challenge is Sparkart with his Lady Liberty based Ghostbusters Chibi Pod Racer:

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The idea behind this is just too clever if you ask me, and the build is right up there as well. A well deserved 1st place design.  The collectable minifigures turned out to be an excellent source of inspiration and made the voting especially hard for everyone. Click here to view the rest of the top five entries.
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Don "Solo" Reitz | March 6th, 2012 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

2012 Podracer Challenge: Voting in Progress

2012 Podracer Challenge

The preliminary poll just closed and the finalists have been selected, now they’re going head to head to determine the winners. Click here to go place your vote! I apologize for not linking to the first poll here on the main page, I assumed anyone intent on voting would have caught it on the forum over the weekend. I’ll be sure to keep that in mind for future contests.

Don "Solo" Reitz | February 29th, 2012 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

2012 Podracer Challenge Deadline is Tonight!

2012 Podracer Challenge

Midnight, Pacific time to be exact. That leaves you with just over thirteen hours left to polish off that podracer of yours and post it to the forum thread if you want to participate. The turnout so far has been spectacular and members are really going all out with this theme. I can’t wait to see what the last minute entries will look like. Once all the submissions are in we’ll double check them for compliance and set up the poll, so voting should be ready the weekend. Good luck!

Don "Solo" Reitz | February 15th, 2012 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

2012 Podracer Challenge Update

2012 Podracer Challenge

We’ve just passed the halfway point for the building phase for our podracer contest and the entries are already pouring in. You still have two weeks left if you would like to participate and earn a shot at the prizes. That’s plenty of time to pick your favorite collectible minifig and build them a matching racer. The full contest rules are available right here on the forum so take a look and join the fun!

Don "Solo" Reitz | February 1st, 2012 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

Announcing The 2012 Podracer Challenge Contest

2012 Podracer Challenge

The time has come for the years first contest on FBTB, and we’re going to jump right in with a reoccurring favorite: Podracers! We’ve bumped the build phase to February so everyone has the chance to send their entry in for a group display at LegoLand’s Star Wars Days event occurring at the end March. (Optional of course, and details on that will be posted later.)

The theme of this year is Collectible Minifigures. You are to select one minifigure from the six available waves as your pilot and build a themed pod that fits the character. With 96 different figures to chose from and plenty of directions to take with each, we hope to see some fantastic and creative entries.

Good luck to everyone!

Ryan "chief" Wood | April 13th, 2011 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

Podracer Challenge Reminder: Last Day for Voting!

You now have just under 24 hours to cast your votes for your 5 favorite entries in our 2011 Podracer Challenge qualifying poll!

2011 Podracer Challenge Entries

The top twenty-four podracers after the vote will move on to the big race, which consists of 3 crazy laps of random good and bad events to whittle our challengers down to one final winner!

Ace Kim | April 7th, 2011 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

Podracer Challenge Qualifying Round

2011 Podracer Challenge

We’ve entered the qualifying round for the Podracer Challenge. A field of 48 will vie for your votes, the top 24 will advance to the race. The podracer with the most number of votes will be crowned Fan Favorite and win one of two prize packages. The poll is up for a full week and you can pick up to 5 podracers.

Good luck!

Ryan "chief" Wood | March 26th, 2011 | Contests

2011 Podracer Challenge: Bad Luck Events Poll

2011 Podracer Challenge

We forgot to put up a post when the poll was started on the forum, but there’s still time to cast your votes for the top 42 Bad Luck Events we’ll use for the big race in our second (quasi)annual Podracer Challenge. Vote on your 10 favorites! Check the forum thread for more information and to choose your favorites. Remember to click all 10 of your chosen events before hitting the submit button! Once you hit that button your vote is recorded and unchangeable regardless if you’ve chosen ten or not!

This is also you reminder to finish up your podracer entries! You have until Midnight PST on March 31st to submit your entry to the contest thread! Make sure you follow all submission guidelines: we’d hate for entrants to miss out because of ignoring or forgetting a requirement!

Ace Kim | March 9th, 2011 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

2011 Podracer Challenge: Good Luck Events Poll

2011 Podracer Challenge

We just hammered out 60 of the whackiest events we could think of all in the name of Lady Luck to help you reach the finish line in first place in our second (quasi)annual Podracer Challenge. Vote on up to 10 of your favorites. The top 42 events will secretly be retained for the events video broadcasting. Check the forum thread for more information and to choose your favorites.

Ace Kim | March 2nd, 2011 | Contests, LEGO Star Wars

Announcing The 2011 Podracer Challenge Building Contest

2011 Podracer Challenge

Greetings race fans! The time has come for the second (quasi)annual Bothan Classic – the 2011 Podracer Challenge! Two years to the day since we announced our original Podracer Challenge, we debut FBTB’s next outer rim invitational, welcoming competitors from all across the far reaches of licensed Lego themes… except, in this case, Star Wars. Confused yet? Just wait until you get a look at the race system we have planned, it’s sure to be an interesting treat for everyone. You have one month to build and two grand prizes up for grabs, so hit the jump for the full guidelines & clarifications and get your bricks ready to race!

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