10 months of planning, 2 + months of building/repair and 5 days of hard work and fun!!!

That is what the members of the 501st Legion, Dune Sea Garrison; Rebel Legion, Mos Eisley Base; Mandalorian Mercs Shonare Vhekedla Clan (AZ Clan), R2 Builders of Arizona and the AZ Chapter fof the Republic Service Organization experienced at the recent 2011 Phoenix Comicon (PCC) held over Memorial Day weekend in downtown Phoenix AZ.

Over 23,000 PCC attendees were amazed when they approached the Star Wars Neighborhood in the exhibitor hall of the Phoenix Convention Center. The first thing they saw was the 24’ square pavilion with different colored sails representing each group. These sails were 20’ high in the air which allowed their groups logos to be displayed prominently for everyone to see! Each attendee could walk through the pavilion to see the various prop displays from all of the groups. Then they would exit the pavilion to see the Droid Play area … where R2 and R5 were running around getting their photos when the kids that couldn’t wait to touch them. Once they passed the Droid Play area – they could have their picture taken at one of the three walls – Bespin walls with Han in Carbonite, Mandalorian bunker or the Death Star Walls.

Some interesting news articles highlighting PCC2011