Applying for membership in the Rebel Legion

Here is the procedure for all Recruits to follow once you are ready to submit an application for membership. This is also the same procedure used for existing members when submitting additional costumes for approval. If at any point during this process you have any questions please feel free to contact the Academy Dean, Base Membership Officer, or a Command Staff member.

Step #1 - Log into the RL Forum

All costume applications go through the main Rebel Legion website. The Commanding Officer gets notified via email of new applications and approvals but we cannot approve costumes at the Base level.

Step #2 - Take your Pictures

There is a minimum of 7 pictures that will be required when submitting a costume for approval. See the pictures below for an example of what your pictures should portray. Pictures taken by yourself while standing in front of a mirror will not be accepted. They must be taken from a 3rd person point-of-view. Please ask a friend or family member to take the pictures for you.

  • Full body shot of the front.
  • Full body shot of the right side.
  • Full body shot of the back.
  • Full body shot of the left side.
  • An “action pose” to use for your roster photo.
  • A “bucket off” photo to use for your roster page.
  • A close up of your head from the shoulders up (to be used for your roster thumbnail). If your costume has a helmet, keep it on for this picture.

Step #3 - Upload your Photos

Click on this link to watch a picture tutorial that will take you visually through the steps of costume submission. https://www.flickr.com/photos/alderaanbase/sets/72157627756705401/show/

Helpful Tips

  • Take your photos in a well lit area, preferably using natural light outside.
  • Use a regular camera to take your photos, not a cell phone camera.
  • The higher the resolution of your photos the easier it is for the GML to review them. Using a low resolution setting will make it difficult to see the fine details of certain costumes.
  • Another hint/tip to expedite your approval would be to take the CRL for your costume and for each line in the CRL, put a picture of your item. Often times the process involves taking a look at the CRL and inspecting the costume from the pictures you supply. The easier you make it, the faster your approval will be. Now this isn't required, but it will save time on iterations.
  • Sometimes you will be asked to send a close up of a specific item listed on the CRL, because either the resolution of the picture is too low or the picture quality is not good. (For example, a black suede patch on a black coverall.)
apply_rl.txt · Last modified: 2014/04/27 06:41 by Jedi_Outcast77