Monday, March 9, 2015

'This is Madness' Character Tournament Returns, Voting Begins March 12th

By: Dominic Jones announced today the return of the official March Madness style Star Wars character tournament, "This is Madness."  The tournament returns for its fourth year and allows fans to vote for their favorite characters as they face off with other famous characters from the Galaxy far, far away.  The characters are split into two conferences, the light side and the dark side, and then into eight divisions within those conferences (four each).  Beginning on Thursday, voting on the four play-in match ups will begin, where fans will vote for who should get the final spot in four divisions (two on each side).  The competitors are,.

The Light Side
  • R2-D2
  • Princess Leia
  •  Hera Syndulla
  • TBD (via pay-in)
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Yoda
  • Qui-Gon Jinn
  • TBD (via play-in)
  • Chewbacca
  • Han Solo
  • Lando Calrissian
  • Zeb Orellios
  • Padme Amidala
  • Captain Rex
  • Clone Commando Gregor
  • Jar Jar Binks
The Dark Side
Empire & Separatists
  • Tarkin
  • General Grievous
  • The Inquisitor
  • TBD (Via play-in)
Bounty Hunters
  • Boba Fett
  • Jango Fett
  • Greedo
  • TBD (via play-in)
  • Darth Vader
  • Emperor Palpatine
  • Darth Maul
  • Count Dooku
  • Jabba the Hutt
  • Pre Vizsla
  • Hondo Ohnaka
  • Bib Fortuna
This is the third annual "This is Madness" tournament.  The first one was held in 2013 with Master Yoda emerging victorious.  The second was held in 2014 and Obi-Wan Kenobi was the victor.  Can Obi-wan repeat his victory?  Will the Light Side make it three in a row?  How will Star Wars Rebels characters fair in their first year?  All will be revealed in time.  Vote now, vote now.

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