"It's hard to believe, but it has been 10 years since the first Star Wars Celebration, held on April 30 through May 2 in 1999 in Denver, Colorado. The reason for this first party was obvious -- the impending release of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace. But in retrospect, that first Celebration has come to embody more than a single film's release.
It was the mark of a resurgence of Star Wars fandom, a perfect storm of passionate fans and burgeoning technology that allowed Star Wars enthusiasts worldwide to connect and share in celebrating the saga."
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And definitely be sure to head on over to our Rebelscum Forums where we have a thread dedicated to discussing all of our fond memories from 1999.
Has it really been 10 whole years since we first saw a double-bladed lightsaber, Jar Jar Binks, and a podracer? Amazing how quickly time passes by...
And one has to wonder - with everyone being in this celebratory mood reminiscing about Celebration I, could an official Celebration V announcement be not too far off?
Rebelscum Breast Cancer Awareness Charity Patch Posted By Philip on November 25, 2014: Thanks to everybody that ordered patches. I sent a check for $1,600.00 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation on Monday. While it's not as much as I hoped for, it's still very much appreciated. They will remain for sale in the store for anybody that still wishes to purchase them. Details after the jump.