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Anakin Skywalker – was a Force-sensitive Human male who served the Galactic Republic as a Jedi Knight and later served the Galactic Empire as the Sith Lord Darth Vader. Born to the slave Shmi Skywalker in 41.9 BBY, Anakin was conceived by midi-chlorians, the symbiotic organisms that allowed individuals to touch the Force, and he and his mother were brought to the desert planet of Tatooine to be the slaves of Gardulla the Hutt.
They soon ended up as the property of the Toydarian Watto, and Skywalker exhibited exceptional piloting skills and a reputation for being able to build and repair anything even at a young age. In 32 BBY, Skywalker encountered the Jedi Qui-Gon Jinn and Padmé Amidala, and he helped them secure the parts they needed for their starship by winning the Boonta Eve Classic podracing event—only to learn that he had also won his freedom in doing so.
Brown rawsilk. The texture should run vertical on the main body of the OT and along (parallel with) the sleeves. The crinkle texture on the collar should run parallel to the collar-OT seam Rawsilk is preferred. But other natural fabrics with the same weaving texture is accepted.
Collar should be approximately 2 inches in width
Bottom hem of the OT should be at mid-thigh level
The hem on the bottom of the OT and the end of the left sleeve should be approximately 1 inch wide
Sleeves should be tucked under the shoulder (“shoulder tucks”) that are at least 1.5 inches deep
The end of the left sleeve opening should be at least 1.5 times the width of the hand when spread out (measuring from tip of thumb to tip of pinky finger)
The OT should be made such that there is a skirt that hangs below the obi and which is attached with a seam to the upper portion of the OT, in order to give a full drape to the lower portion (rather than being form fitting)
OT should be closed left front panel over the right front panel, with no visible closure mechanism
Made of the same fabric as the Outer Tunic, and extending the same length as the OT to the front while ending under the Obi in back
Cloth Tabards run underneath the leather tabards and, on the back, form a “V”, but do not cross
Typically made in a “Y” form where the lower portion of the “Y” hangs below the Obi, in front
The width of the Cloth Tabards should be the same as the Leather Tabards and extend from the collar-to-OT seam (at the neck) to just past the edge of the shoulder tuck portion of the OT
Dark brown leather (fine grain) or pleather tabards with a shoulder and waist seam (waist seam is covered by the Obi). The color should be at least as dark (or darker) than the Outer Tunic, but should not appear as black
In similar fashion to the Cloth Tabards, the Leather Tabards should be made in a “Y” shape
Leather Tabards should end below the bottom hem of the Outer Tunic in front AND back. The front Leather Tabards can extend further than the back tabards, but should not extend past the knee
The preferred material for the Leather Tabards would be fine-grained sheepskin leather
Made of the same fabric as the Outer Tunic
The direction of the texture of the fabric should run diagonally (rather than parallel) across the Obi
The Obi should extend approximately 2 inches above and below the leather belt
The closure system should not be visible
Tan gauze or rawsilk type fabric.
Can be made in similar style as the Outer Tunic OR may be a full or false tunic (since only the collar and left sleeve shows)
Collar is approximately 2 inches wide
Sleeves extends to the wrist and is form fitting to the arm
Closure should be left over right with no visible closure mechanism
Brown lightweight cotton twill texture and darker than the Outer Tunic). Should appear slightly full (or baggy) and tucked into the boots
Dark brown leather belt, and lighter than the Leather Tabards and Boots. The belt consists of two belts, a wider inner (against the Obi) belt approximately 2.25 inches in width and an outer belt approximately 0.75 inch in width. The thinner outer belt is held in place with eight (equally spaced) silver button studs and closes with a rectangular side release (or snap closure) buckle
Outer (thinner) belt has two leather keepers on either side of the center buckle
Both belts may be a smooth grain leather that is aged
The inner (against the Obi) belt has two incised lines running parallel to the length of the belt and approximately 0.25 inch from each edge. The outer (thinner) belt has similar incised lines very near each edge
The belt is closed in the back with a large keeper hiding the closure mechanism. (No visible closure mechanism)
The belt accessories should be arranged in the proper order
One tall, ribbed, resin-cast, reddish-brown (and may have, but is not required to have small gold buttons on each side)Worn on the right hip.
One small, ribbed, resin-cast, reddish-brown (and may have, but is not required to have small gold buttons on each side)Worn on the right hand side on the back towards the belt closure, after the stud.
One wide, ribbed, resin-cast, reddish-brown (and may have, but is not required to have small gold buttons on each side)Worn on the back left next to the centered keeper.
Eight in total and measuring approximately 2.25-2.5 inches long by 0.5 inch wide. The Food Capsules are coloured two each: gold, silver, copper, gunmetal. Originally made from Staedtler Liquid Roller Point Pen caps with a half hemisphere glued to the opening.
Four Food Capsules are worn on each side (of the belt) and are placed in the following order, front to back: silver, gold, copper, gunmetal. Actual placement is listed next
Four Food Capsules are worn on the right hip (before the pouch).Four Food Capsules are worn on the left hand side on the back (after the pouch)
Original design, worn on the left hip between the studs.
From center back of the belt and proceeding around the waist from the wearer’s right to left: brown rectangular box with centered gold button, silver button stud set, silver Food Capsule, Copper Food Capsule, leather pouch, gold Food Capsule, gunmetal Food Capsule, silver button stud set, center buckle, silver button stud set, Covertec Clip, gunmetal Food Capsule, gold Food Capsule, copper Food Capsule, silver Food Capsule, silver button stud set, reddish-brown ribbed box.
Dark brown leather (or leather-like), knee high (but not over the knee) with medium gloss shine and a rounded toe. No visible laces or zipper. Zipper is located on the front of the boot and is covered by a knee-high spat with vertical ribbings. The knee-high spats are approximately one inch taller than the boots
Three 1 inch wide straps, two located at the top of the boots, and one located around the ankle
AOTC Hero lightsaber hilt. Master Replicas, Hasbro or costume build lightsaber matching that used in ROTS are accepted.
Short. Cut shorter on the sides than on top, braid is required. Blue band on the braid place just below the earlobe, one red and one blue next to each other ¾ down on the braid, Natural hair or a synthetic wig is acceptable. Costumer must be clean shaven.
1. Hooded Jedi Master’s Robe
Dark brown, wide, non-lined, hooded cloak with tabbard
Wool fabric preferred
Front of robe and hood are short hemmed (approximately 1 inch)
Hood is gathered around the neck
Reviewed by Costume Standards Committee: 17 May 2017
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 LCJs for your category about parts/materials you are considering before you start your build. (LCJ listing here)