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xtrachrispy

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About xtrachrispy

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    Knox Eisley Squad Leader
  • Birthday 02/22/1983

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    Knox Eisley Squad Leader, former GML
  • First Name
    Thomas
  • Last Name
    Bower

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    Event Name: Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Celebration Venue: Ijams Nature Center Venue address: 2915 Island Home Ave. Knoxville, Tennessee 37920 USA Event Start: 5/22/2020 - 6:00pm Event End: 5/22/2020 - 10:00pm Event Website: Ijams.org Expected number of attendees: 300 Requested number of characters: 40? Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: Restrooms and water are available on the premises and we will be booking food trucks for the event as well Comments: This will be the first screening in the Ijams Nature Center movie series put on by Ijams and Central Cinema. In addition to the screening of Empire Strikes Back that will start at sunset, we will have vendors, a costume contest and other activities. Referred by: I setup at a lot of conventions to advertise Central Cinema and all of our events.
  2. Dreamnight Zoo Knoxville

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    As you know, we host our annual Dreamnight event each year in partnership with the Children’s Hospital. This is a unique night for VIP Children’s Hospital patients to come out and enjoy the Zoo after-hours. This event is invite only, and free for all children’s hospital guests. This year, our event will be on Friday, May 15th. 5 PM – 8:00 PM. Please let me know if you are interested in attending. As always, we would love to have you. You help elevate the guest experience and really create an amazing night.
  3. Hello!! New person here

    Welcome, I am the Squad Leader for Knox Eisley Squad, which covers East TN. For the medic trooper I would do a ANH stunt suit like Matt suggested. If you want to do an officer I would highly suggest going through https://www.wampawear.com/product-category/uniform/ they are going to give you the best suit for the money. There are some cheaper options out there but they aren't very good, and some more expensive options that are more accurate but 2-5 times more expensive. If you have any specific questions about any of these costumes feel free to PM me here or email me at Mau5trooper@gmail.com
  4. Anybody in the Tri-Cities

    Welcome If Wampa Wear is sold out you can get a grey set of coveralls I think from Redcap. they aren't to hard to modify add some pockets on the sleeve and change the collar, add some cogs and you're basically done. Just something to think about, if you do the same costume but in black, it can be upgrade and changed around to do like 5 different suits in the legion. The grey could also be used to do an AT-ST driver if you stick with it.
  5. Smokies Mini-Con

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    Event Name: Smokies Mini-Con Venue: Dave and Buster's Venue address: 1554 Parkway, Sevierville, TN 37862 Sevierville, Tennessee 37862 USA Event Start: May 2nd - 4pm Event End: May 2nd - 8pm Event Website: Expected number of attendees: 150 Requested number of characters: 15 Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: Restooms are Avi throughout the Venue's South Wall. The venue has water and food available and can come to an arrangement for talents attending. Comments: This event is geared to all ages, my name is Will J Godzson. My company is Inov8 Studios, I'm in branding and entertaiment. I work with various influencers, singer's, artist's and corporate companies. The event will be to enhance the arts in our community, from game competitions, costume contest to entertaiment. I appreciate your time, Will IG: Inov8Studios Referred by: I've known about 501st Legion since Miami, relocated here awhile back and love the communities friendliness.
  6. Mr. K's Con

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    Contact Name: Cortney Nelson > Contact Phone Number: (423) 335-8299 > Contact Email: nelson.mrkjc@gmail.com > Event Name: Mr. K's Con > Venue: Mr. K's Used Book > Venue address: 4 Mark Twain Ct > Johnson City, Tennessee > 37601 > USA > Event Start: August 8, 2020 - 12:00pm > Event End: August 8, 2020 - 4:00pm > Event Website: > Expected number of attendees: 500 > Requested number of characters: 2 > Requested character types: > Secure changing/staging area: Yes > Can troopers carry blasters: Yes > Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes > Is parking available: Yes > Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes > Amenities available at venue: We have public restrooms, but we also have an employee restroom if preferred. We have a break room, connected to our managers office which can be used as a changing room/staging area. We also have handicapped parking and parking spaces in front of the door. Food and water will be provided. > Comments: We are a small local bookstore in east Tennessee. We held a Mr. K's Con last year, and it was very successful for us. We are planning another one this year, and wanted to make it even better. > Referred by: I have been to the Knoxville Fanboy the past few years and the 501st has been there. The group is very popular at that event and we believe that it would be a great addition to our Mr. K's Con. Thank you.
  7. Newbie in Knoxville

    Welcome. I am the Squad Leader for Knox Eisley Squad. If you have any more questions feel free to ask. admittedly these threads aren't viewed super frequently, if you want you can email me at Mau5trooper@gmail.com or PM me on here. My advice as a former GML as for the antennae, if it is not in the CRL i would leave it off if possible, and then add it on if you want after you are approved, just to be safe. If it's already attached you can try submitting with it on just don't hate on the GML if they bring it up as a revision Best bet is to follow the CRL until approved, better to not risk it, especially if its something that can easily be added on if you want it later.
  8. Star Wars Night at the Smokies

    Star Wars Night at the Smokies Sat, May 16, 2020 More details to come.
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    Star Wars Night at the Knoxville Ice Bears will be Saturday February 15th next year. More info to come as it becomes available.
  10. We have been cleared by Management of Pinnacle to troop the movie premiere, weekend (Thursday through Sunday). They will allow helmets, blasters and sabers, but we must provide a headcount and list of names for each day for changing room securing and security purposes. This is currently Legion approved members only. Signups: Thursday Chris Bower - AT-AT Commander Friday Saturday Sunday
  11. ETSU basketball Star Wars/Children Exceeding Expectations school night ETSU men's basketball Star Wars /CEE night. January 11 against VMI Tip off is at 4pm at Freedom Hall Civic center Johnson City TN There will be a private pregame party and meet and greet with children and families of CEE. Time TBA. This will be similar to what we did last year only improved and kicked up a bit to be more of a tailgate type party..... We will do a pregame type appearance to bring out the team. Details are being worked out now but they want to do something a little different this year. We will float around and do photos with fans and participating in games or activities during the game / time outs/ and half time. In addition to the event the University is considering filming a few commercial spots advertising this night. A date or time for filming has not been determined as of yet but they have asked for Vader Stormtroopers other cannon characters etc to be a part of the filming. this will require meeting at freedom Hall Civic center on a date to be determined and filming some TV spot advertisment. This may include some acting/action shots. Once we have more details on what characters will be needed, we will post a sign up list including dates and times for the shoot. Also, as of now, Albin Johnson and R2KT asked to be penciled in for this event. So it's looking like they will be possibly joining and trooping with us!!
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    Come help us Celebrate end of Chemo Treatment" Alex Alexander, family and friends would like to invite you to celebrate with us..... Dec. 7 , 2019 Everett Gym 316 South Everett High Rd. Maryville, Tn. 37804 Time : 1 to 5 PM There will be Games and Drawings for Cool stuff ! "Special guests will be there too".. I'll post more info once it becomes available
  13. Fanboy Expo 2.0

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    Fanboy Expo 701 Henley Street Knoxville, Tennessee 37902 EVENT TIMES: FRIDAY, October 18, 2019 EVENT HOURS: 5pm – 9pm SATURDAY, October 19, 2019 EVENT HOURS: 10am-6pm SUNDAY, October 20, 2019 EVENT HOURS: 11am – 5pm Passes will be provided to approved Legion members only and trooping in a Legion approved costume or working the booth for at least 3 hours will be required to receive a pass. Thank you for your understanding. Signups: Fri-Sun Friday Saturday Sunday Directions 701 Henley Street Knoxville, Tennessee 37902 Eastbound on I-40: Take Exit 388 onto 441 South (Henley Street). The Convention Center is at the corner of Henley and Clinch Ave. Westbound on I-40: Take Exit 387. Turn right onto Western Ave. At the third traffic light turn right onto Henley Street. The Convention Center is at the corner of Henley Street and Clinch Ave. Southbound on I-275: At the I-275/I-40 interchange, bear right onto 441 South (Henley Street). The Convention Center is on the right at the corner of Henley Street and Clinch Ave. Northbound (from airport): Take 129 North. Take ramp I-40 East (Asheville) stay in the right lane to Exit 388 onto 441 South (Henley Street), drive to Henley Street. The Convention Center is on the right at the corner of Henley Street and Clinch Avenue.
  14. Columbia person here!

    Census now live
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    Contact Name: John R. Hickman Contact Phone Number: () - Contact Email: Lpahickman@gmail.com Event Name: Customer Appreciation 2019 Venue: United Grocery Outlet Venue address: 4225 Chapman Highway Knoxville, Tennessee 37920-8228 USA Event Start: 09/28/2019 - 9am Event End: 09/28/2019 - 1pm Event Website: Expected number of attendees: 200+ Requested number of characters: Unknown Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Comments: This event is done annually to give back to our community. This year we've decided to partner with Children's Hospital to raise money. We have numerous cosplayers in attendance, specialty vehicles and food. Referred by: A Cosplay member who is attending this event. My name is John R. Hickman, and I am one of the managers of the UGO located at 4225 Chapman Highway. I am contacting you to see if you'd be interested in attending an event I'm hosting on Saturday September 28, 2019 from 9am-1pm. This event will be held at our location on Chapman Highway in Knoxville Tennessee 37290. This event is held annually to give back to our great community, but this year is even more important because I have partnered with the Children's Hospital to help raise money for the kids. I have numerous things going on during this event. I have several local cosplayers dressed up to the kids favorite characters, I have local mascots including Chilly the Icebear, Homer the Hound, Shoney Bear, Andy the Armadillo, Sharky, Mayfield Cow and hoping for other mascots to join in. We have East Tennessee Tribute Rides on board with the General Lee, Roscoes Cop Car, Ecto 1, Mystery Machine and they'll be unveiling a new ride exclusively at this event. I have a few food vendors and local businesses setting up as well, along with some local Churches. I have 2 wonderful K9's coming with their amazing handler. We will be selling items, collecting donations and doing silent auctions to help raise money for them. My vendors will also be donating a portion of their proceeds to the cause. I am waiting to see if a few other organizations get back with me to jump on board as well. As you can see with all planned that's why it's called EPIC!!! Adding Darth Vader and some Storm Troopers to this event would be the cherry on top Feel free to email me back or give me a call on my cell 865-242-3509.
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