Rebel troopers, also known as Rebel fleet troopers or Rebel soldiers, were the front-line soldiers of the Rebel Alliance in their war against the Galactic Empire. Initially formed from loosely connected resistance cells, the leadership of Mon Mothma saw them become an impressively armed and trained galaxy-spanning infantry. (Source Wookieepedia)
Black boots with rounded toe and max height of mid calf.
Screen accurate ANH RFT helmet.
Helmet should have an antenna on the commbox
Colour of helmet can be either very light gray or white. Original helmets from ANH were actually gray to render white on film. So both colours are acceptable – very light gray as the actual colour and white as the screen accurate version.
Screen accurate black vest should be made of a heavy duty black canvas/duck cloth fabric with a double stitched yoke line in the front and the back.
The front of the vest should have: Right side one large pocket with 3 sections and each section should have a pocket flap and strap. Below the upper pocket is a smaller open pocket with a Velcro closure. Left side has one very large “half moon” pocket with two pockets on it. Top one is open and bottom one has a pocket flap. Below this large pocket is another pocket with a flap that is at the same height as the right side lower open pocket flap.
The back of the vest has one large, open pocket at the top just under the yoke line that is closed with Velcro and a strip pocket on the bottom that is divided into three compartments of one large center compartment and two smaller side compartments.
Long-sleeve blue work shirt with bib in front (blue Chambray or blue Oxford recommended). Bib should cover front of shirt and it should come all the way up to the collar button and not sag. The bib can end in a range from below the belt line to approximately two to three inches above the belt line. No closures or buttons visible below the bib. No button down collars (with visible button holes on collar). Colour range from a light blue to medium blue (costume can be denied if shirt colour is deemed too dark blue).
Light gray or medium gray (no charcoal gray) BDU pants with side pockets.
Brown holster with no leg strap.
Brown belt with octagonal silver buckle.
Screen accurate decals on the right side of the helmet. Black strip under black visor on front of bucket required. Screen accurate armband.
Black strip below the black visor on the front of the helmet.
Standard written by Author:
Standard reviewed by the Costume Standards Committee: 28 February 2017
Standard updated: 8 April 2018
PLEASE NOTE: The costume standards are a guide, yet are not an all inclusive outline of required elements. The judges will be looking for quality of workmanship, accurate execution and use of materials in addition to these general standards check lists. If you have a question about fabrics, colours, and parts choices for your build please contact the Detachment Officer for your category about parts/materials you are considering before you start your build, or post a ‘Work in Progress’ (WIP) thread on the forum. (LCJ listing here)