I had forgotten about that "other" convention. A gift certificate for merchandise, except the contest is the last event of the day, so the convention is OVER by the time you win! I really did just laugh about it, for the only merchandise was photographs. Woo hoo. I just kept the cerficate. Nonetheless, I have tried to email Anne Brown on 3 differnent occasions, only to be told her mailbox is full. (WTF?) I recommend we ALL email her, as to increase the chances of improving these problems. I wasnt that excited of a Darth Maul in a STORE BOUGHT mask beating real sculptors. I have been in a dozen contests, and it really should have come down to the Ithorian (with friends) in there there somewhere, and I can speak in all modesty:: My own Plo Koon should have made it by sheer degree of difficulty alone. Rubber Mask my @$$.