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CONTEST: Willrow Hood’s Star Wars Celebration V Giveaway

Posted by Cat on August 16, 2010

Willrow Hood's Star Wars GiveawayContest CLOSED

Check out the WINNERS!

As with any convention, we came away from Star Wars Celebration V with a lot of neat stuff.  So now here’s your chance to win win win these cool items and have a some fun doing it too.  Perhaps you’re familiar with Willrow Hood, aka “The Ice Cream Maker Guy” If not, let me tell ya.  This background extra stumbled through the scene as our heroes escaped Bespin, clutching what looks suspiciously like an ice cream maker.  Star Wars has been expanding its background characters for years and it’s only natural that fans would come to celebrate the pudgy guy in orange with a love for mint chip.  As the years went by, fans were clamoring for Willrow/ICMG’s backstory and, of course, an action figure – both of which, he eventually gotWe want to expand Willrow’s universe even further.


Show Willrow some fan love!  Expand his universe! Give us your version of his background story or contribute to his expanded universe story.  What did Willrow do when he decided to “take it easy”?  Was he a ladies man?  What’s his favorite ice cream flavor?  We know you’ve got the answers. Don’t make us send and interrogation droid to get them out of you.

We’ll accept any medium – tell your story however you can.  Heck, it doesn’t have to even be good to compete.  Tell your story the old fashioned way with text, send us some audio, or go all Princess Leia and webcam you telling your story to us and upload the video.  You can also draw some cool fan art or commit Willrow’s epic to song.  Take pictures of your Willrow action figure doing cool stuff.  Anything!  We serve all kinds here.

DUE DATE EXTENDED: Sunday, September 5th, 11:59PM est


Fabulous Prizes1st place –

  • $25 Sideshow Collectibles Gift Card
  • EXCLUSIVE Darkhorse/ Del Ray Star Wars: Knight Errant issue 0 comic SIGNED by Knight Errant comic and novel author, John Jackson Miller and series editor, Dave Marshall
  • EXCLUSIVE Jango/Boba Fett double-sided promo mask from Darkhorse
  • EXCLUSIVE single-packed Hasbro Galactic Heroes X-Wing Pilot Luke
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic Republic Cog shirt
  • Star Wars Celebration V Media Kit
  • BOTH Sci-Fried albums: Geeks Unite and Ramming Speed.

2nd place –

  • $25 Sideshow Collectibles Gift Card
  • EXCLUSIVE Darkhorse/ Del Ray Star Wars: Knight Errant issue 0 comic
  • EXCLUSIVE Jango/Boba Fett double-sided promo mask from Darkhorse
  • BOTH Sci-Fried albums: Geeks Unite and Ramming Speed
  • Lego Star Wars Darth Vader pen.

3rd place –

  • EXCLUSIVE Hasbro poster of scenes from and the poster to Empire Strikes Back done with action figures
  • + other random goodies.

Additional items may be added!


Send your submissions or submission links to  For YouTube videos be sure to include “nerdy show” in the tags and label it as “Nerdy Show Star Wars Celebration V Giveaway”.  Be sure to e-mail us from an account you actually check and include your mailing address in your e-mail – these prizes ain’t gonna mail themselves.  Nerdy Show reserves the right to repost or redistribute any content made for this contest – we want to share your awesomeness, but we won’t take credit for it (promise).

Now: GO GO GO!

Run Willrow, Run!

About Cat

Cat is Executive Producer of The Nerdy Show Network as well as Lead Host of the titular Nerdy Show podcast and one of the site's founders. Her illustration, graphic design, and writing both journalistic and fictitious have appeared in various publications and public spaces.

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