Ok. I really have been swamped and I cannot apologise enough for the delay on not only getting these nominees posted but the winners as well. Before I do this I would like to just post a mushy sappy thank you. First off - Pittsburgh did a great Job on the banquet. Michelle and GReencat -The tables looked great and it was so easy for me to get there and plan the programming. Thanks guys! with all the work you do with the panels and the con itself , the banquet was a strain and I appreciate your hard work. Ithorian -He was roped in at literally the last week before awards to MC and he was such a great sport, calm , cool and well prepared! Hats off to him for his wonderful job! Whoot! Wookie idol!!!!!! Ithorian - "you ...*sobs* touch my soul" Performers - Thanks guys ! whats a show without live entertainment right? Y.O.D.A BTW- Kilts are STILL hot this year My family - Making the trophies and for helping with audio and the programming chocolates, bags.. friggin everything.... keeping me sane There was a time I thought we were going to have to cancel the awards and they helped keep it going. I really couldnt have done it without them. they really saved the day. Bobachris12 - for getting our special celeb guests there. (that pic is my desktop background now FOREVER.) LOL BROTHERHALO - for that awesome slideshow at the end WHOOT!!!! ALL the NE Chapters - These awards were started to show the rest of the world how special and unique you are. Its because of your hard work and dedication to all the volunteer charity work you do, your love of Star wars and sense of community that these awards are even possible. hats off to everyone in the NE. ok ok.... enough sap ... On to the nominees and winners - *table drum roll please* ............... C3PO Award nominees - Washington DC, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Hampton roads Winner - Buffalo NY R2D2 Award nominees - Buffalo, Long Island, Washington DC and Hampton Roads Winner -Washington DC Vader Award nominees - Boston, Washington DC,Rhode Island and Long Island Winner - Rhode Island Leia AWard nominees - Rochester and Buffalo Winner - Rochester Luke Award Nominees - Binghamton and Hampton Roads Winner - Binghamton Han Solo Award nominees - Greencat (swap), Tradmic (swap) and Wendynat (tidewater) Winner - Wendynat (tidewater ) Chewbacca Award nominees - Buffalo, Long Island and Syracuse Winner - Buffalo Queen Amidala Award nominees - Binghamton, Syracuse, Rochester,Clarksburgh,Buffalo, Pittsburgh,long island and Tidewater Alliance Winner - Buffalo Padme Award Nominees - Doc bev, Bobachirs12,citizenjohn and Joerichmondva Winner - Bobachris12 Yoda Award Winners -Larry and Janice (buffalo) and Ithorian Our Special awards given - Northeast Regions fav Wookie - Chewbacca (peter Mayhew) NE Regions Fav Cybernetic being - General Greivous (Mathew Woods) Monmothma award - Tradmic and Greencat Congrats to everyone! it was a great success! Thanks again!