Celebrating Our 15 Year Anniversary! Prizes All Month Long!

For the past 15 years, we have had the honor of bringing you daily news, product reviews and coverage of many conventions.  We have posted over 41,000 articles since 2004, we have never missed a single day in 15 years! We have enjoyed sharing our love of Star Wars with you.  As our 15 year anniversary is upon us, we would like to thank both our staff and our readers.  To our staff, we are grateful for the commitment, drive, and energy that you to bring to Yodasnews. Without your tireless dedication, none of this would be possible.  To our readers, it is your dedication and loyalty that keeps alive this great franchise; it is a pleasure and an honor to share it with you.

During the month of February, we have amazing giveaways planned to thank you, our readers, for all your support over the last 15 years! 

Also, as with previous anniversaries, we are giving away prizes for both our casual readers and those who follow us on social media. Keep your eye out for special events to test your creativity, fun and competitive trivia nights, and much more. Some of the items up for grabs include Gift Cards to your favorite online stores, statues, mini busts, action figures,  and more! Over 160 prizes worth over $6,500! 

It all starts today, stay tuned for how to enter the first giveaway around 8pm EST today! If you don’t follow us on Social Media, now is the best time to do it as we will do random giveaways not posted here on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! Links at the top right of the website, and on this page!

Some of the items up for grabs include:

Ten $25 Gift Certificates to BBTS
Limited Edition Art Prints from Joe Corroney
C-3PO Sixth Scale Figure by Sideshow Collectibles
Speeder Bike Sixth Scale by Sideshow Collectibles
First Order Stormtroopers 2 Pack by Hot Toys via Sideshow Collectibles
Special Edition Pewter Mandalorian Skull Mini Sculpture From Regal Robot
Limited Edition Art Prints from Brian DeGuire
Kotobukiya Dengar ARTFX+ STATUE
Kotobukiya Bossk ARTFX+ STATUE
Kotobukiya Zuckuss ARTFX+ STATUE

2019 Membership Kit to Rancho Obi-Wan which includes a T-Shirt
Gentle Giant Finn Mini Bust
Gentle Giant Obi Wan Kenobi (Exclusive) Mini Bust
The Force Awakens Resistance X-Wing Fighter Hot Wheels Elite Die-Cast Metal
I Backed The Barge Patches
Over 75 Action Figures from various lines (Solo, TLJ, TFA, Black Series, Clone Wars, etc.)
Topps Galactic Connexions HallMark Exclusive Trading Discs

Marvel 2015 Star Wars #1 Hasbro Toyfair Previews Exclusive Cover
Hobby Box of Topps Star Wars Galaxy 2018
Rey and Kylo Topps Star Wars Card Trader Posters
Star Wars Card Trader Rey Pins

Hasbro 2002 12″ Gamorrean Guard
Kotobukiya Star Wars R2-D2 DX Silicone Tray
Sideshow R2-ME2 A Sideshow Exhibition Catalogs
Hasbro 2003 ANH Imperial Dogfight Tie Fighter with Pilot
Darth Vader 25oz Water Bottles
Star Wars The Black Series Astromech Droids 3 3/4-Inch Action Figures – Entertainment Earth Exclusive

And much more!!!

You can see these, as well as, other prizes right here. Of course, none of this could be possible without the generosity and support of our Anniversary Sponsors, so be sure to check them out on our prize page and support them.

 

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HALLMARK’S 2019 STAR WARS PRODUCTS

Via Starwars.com:

CHECK OUT UPCOMING STAR WARS KEEPSAKE ORNAMENTS, ITTY BITTYS, AND MORE!

If you’re the type of fan who likes to decorate your holiday tree with Star Wars, cover your desk with Star Wars, and/or cook while wearing Star Wars, then you should be very excited about what Hallmark has coming next year.In 2019, Hallmark will be releasing beautiful new Keepsakes Storytellers ornaments, itty bittys (including amazingly cute versions of Darth Maul and Padmé Amidala in her regal gown), and much more in a delightful, stylistically diverse, and just-plain-fun range. StarWars.com has a first look below and caught up with Christine Taylor, Hallmark’s licensing creative manager, to talk Chewbacca aprons, bringing the voice of Gold Leader to your tree, and, maybe, one more surprise announce. For those attending San Diego Comic-Con, be sure to stop by Hallmark’s booth (#2913-K) in the Lucasfilm Star Wars Pavilion, where this collection of 2019 product will be on display.

Click below to see the full article.

YN 14 YEAR Giveaway #2 – The 14 Year Hunt

This idea was sent in by a reader back in 2010 and we did it again for our 12th and 13th Anniversary, and it’s always fun and has a great response! It won’t be for everyone, but it will be fun for those who choose to take part.

The first thing you need to do is print out the main 14 year logo below, you will need to include this in ALL photos to verify they are your photos and taken for this giveaway. On most computers you can simply right click and print it, you can also click here for the URL to just the image for those printing from a mobile phone or device.

Okay, now look at the list of 14 obscure items below. Find each of the items you need, gather what is needed or go to a location, place the logo you printed out in front of them and take a picture. Once you have all 14 done, email the images to us at YodasnewsAnniversary@gmail.com with the subject “14 Year Hunt” – We WILL be sharing some of the pictures online and on social media, so make sure what is in your photos is okay for the public to see.

THE LIST 

1)  Create your own Happy 14th Anniversary message (can be a sign, a drawing, a sculpture, anything you want)

2)  A Star Wars branded grocery item

3)  Something Fuzzy

4)  Picture of a store Star Wars display

5)  Star Wars figure or item in a fridge or freezer

6)  Something Green

7)  Store receipt with an “embarrassing or funny” item on it

8)  Picture of how you browse Yodasnews.com 

9)  A receipt, food order, sign, address, subway train number, flight, etc…showing 1138

10) Sign or Product with something spelled incorrectly

11) You in a store/mall/shopping center or someplace historic with something Star Wars on (Shirt, Hat, Holding a figure, etc…)

12) In front of a The Last Jedi or SOLO Movie Poster

13) 14 Identical Items (14 dollar bills, 14 paper clips, 14 cans of soda. etc…)

14) Outside a  Fast Food or Convenience Store

There will be TWO Winners (and it is possible for the same person to win both).

The Early Bird Prize – The first person that sends in all 14 photos that are in the proper format wins a $40 Gift Card to BBTS, they are still eligible for the grand prize. We will be sharing all 14 images from the Early Bird winner, this will help others to see how it’s done! You can also click here  to see the 2016 Early Bird winners images and here for the 2017 Winner (he won both the Early Bird and Grand prize)

Grand Prize (25 total items) – 1  Astromech Droids 3 3/4-Inch Action Figures Set (Entertainment Earth Exclusive), 10 Random 3 3/4″ Hasbro Action Figures from multiple lines, 2 Marvel 2015 Star Wars #1 Hasbro Toyfair Previews Exclusive Cover, 1 R2-ME2 A Sideshow Exhibition Book,  10 Topps Yoda Connexions 1st Edition chips and 1 Acme Archives Star Wars Clone Wars Asajj Ventress Character Key

We will pick one random person from all the people who find all items or locations and send in 14 correct photos (early bird winner is eligible and part of the random pool the grand prize will be selected from). You must send in all your pictures before 11:59pm EST on 2/7/18.The random winner will get all 25 items listed above under Grand Prize.

Recap, you need to send 14 unique pictures and each one must include the logo above and be an actual picture – no google images or Photoshop is allowed. Have Fun and always be SAFE when taking your images!  As with all our giveaways, please click here to read the Terms and Conditions of entering our giveaways, that are located at the bottom of that page.