Resistance Trooper (TFA)

Note: For face characters, all costumers should strive for a close resemblance to the character's hair shape and color, facial hair or lack thereof, as well as any body decorations the character may have, such as tattoos and piercings. For hair color, unless exact color is required by the standard, all natural hair colors are accepted.

If the character does not have tattoos, piercings etc. then the costumer should cover up/remove any tattoos, piercings etc. they may have when wearing the costume.

 

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION

Resistance Troopers also known as the Resistance infantry and Resistance soldiers, were well-trained and equipped soldiers of the Resistance approximately thirty years after the Battle of Endor. Source Wookieepedia


REQUIRED ITEMS

1. Jacket:

Light Olive, Dark Green, Brown, Ochre or tan military jacket with no visible buttons or zippers shown. Most jackets seen on screen have stand up collars. Russian Afghanistan campaign jackets (tan) are seen on some troopers, while Czech. and German field jackets appear on other troopers in shades of greens and browns. Some jackets have a red to red-orange or black Rebel Alliance “Starbird” logo spray-painted or stenciled on them. Starbird logo must match screen used location and size if applied.

2. Shirt:

Long-sleeve mock turtleneck shirt – cream, light tan or ivory in color.

3. Trousers:

Dark green or brown in color. Military trousers with no leg-side pockets preferred.

BDUs are not acceptable.

4. Belt:

brown leather or leather-like material with metal rectangle buckle. Belt should be 1.75” to 2” wide and Range Tan or Canyon Tan in color.

5. Boots:

Option 1:

Black or brown, flat, wedge-soled boots with two dual-strap Velcro closures. Fugu Japanese Super Boots as seen on some on screen troopers and in the Visual Dictionary.

Option 2:

Po-Zu Well-2 brown or black boots or similar to match screen references.

Option 3:

Black low-cut boots or black shoes with rounded toe with dark brown or dark green colored gaiters to match screen references.

FORMAL REQUIREMENTS (Pick at least two)

1. Screen-accurate flip-front combat helmet.

2. Canvas patrol cap or other similar cap. A Russian Afghanistan campaign cap with back flap is seen on a few troopers; “desert” style caps and standard patrol caps are acceptable as long as they match screen references.

3. Leather or leather-like material belt boxes to match screen references.

4. Blaster– BlasTech EL-16 or EL-16HFE blaster rifle or refurbished DH-17 blaster where allowed by law.

OPTIONAL ITEMS

1. Sidearm and holster- Glie-44 Erliss Ryloth Defense Tech Pistol – accurately modeled and appropriately painted. Holster should be Black/Charcoal/Dark Grey or brown molded holster of a hard/stiff material and secured with rivets/Chicago screws and affixed to the belt via a loop of grey webbing/strapping.

2. Backpack– Canvas olive drab or tan pack with two strap closures . The pack must match Match screen references concerning greeblies, adornments and number of pouches and straps.

3. Ammunitions bandolier– Brown or green to match screen references.

4. Gloves– black or brown leather or leather-like material short gloves matching those seen on screen.

5. Goggles– White or black frame with white or grey strap consistent with shapes and colors as seen on screen.


COSTUME RESOURCES

1. RAID forum

Standard reviewed by the Costume Standards Committee 10 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)




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