Posted by Chris on September 27, 2010 at 11:38 AM CST
Location, Date & Time:

The SWGFA will be meeting at the Emerald City Comics, Games & Toys *Seminole location on Saturday, October 2nd from 5:00pm to 11:00pm. This event is free to the public! The physical address for the shop is:

9249 Seminole Blvd.
Seminole, FL 33772

If you have questions about directions, please call the store at 727-398-BOOK (2665).

Special Guest:

Star Wars prequel actress Orli Shoshan, who played Shaak Ti, will be attending the event! She will be signing autographs for $20.00 each. You can bring something for her to sign along with your camera for a photo-op as well. For those that don't already have something for her to sign, 8x10 and 11x14 photos will be available for purchase at her table.

Star Wars Artist Robert Hendrickson:

Official Star Wars artist Robert Hendrickson, fresh from his appearance at Celebration V, will also be joining us to show off his latest work and talk with fans and collectors.

Door Prizes:

Want to win some cool prizes? Just show up and get your ticket when you sign in at the registration booth! We'll be posting winning ticket numbers throughout the evening.

501st Legion & Rebel Legion:

We are happy to announce that members from the 501st Legion Florida Garrison and the Rebel Legion Ra Kura Base will be in attendance! Be sure to bring your camera!

Food & Drinks:

Make sure you bring your appetite! We will have pizza, soft drinks, water and candy bars available for purchase during the event. Two pieces of pizza and a drink for just $5.00 and candy just $1.00!

Star Wars Costume Contest:

Everyone is encouraged to come in costume! Those who do show up in costume will receive a special bonus coupon to use in the store! We will be holding a costume contest with the winners announced at 8:00pm. If you have something you've been working on and you need help, bring it. You never know who might be around that could give you some pointers or even assist you with the construction of your costume.

Store Discount:

All SWGFA,,, 501st Legion, Rebel Legion & R2 Builders Club members will receive a special coupon good for all in store purchases. Just be sure to mention that you saw this story!

What To Bring:

Bring something for Orli Shoshan to sign!
Bring yourself, bring the family, bring a friend!
Bring your camera!
A costume to enter the costume contest!

If you have any other questions, please feel free to email us at We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, October 2nd at 5:00pm in Seminole! May the Force be with you...always.

* Note: Emerald City has two locations in the Tampa Bay area. Clearwater and Seminole. This event will be at the Seminole location and NOT at the Clearwater location.

Here's a television commercial that veteran actor Joel Wynkoop and Producer Douglas Vaters did for us. Thanks guys!
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