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Thursday, October 20 2016 21:18

Prepare to #GoRogue - Win a Box full of ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS Story Toys!

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We're getting extremely close to the theatrical debut of ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS Story, the very first of the standalone STAR WARS films, blasting into theaters on December 16. From director Gareth Edwards, this new tale tells the story of a group of unlikely heroes that band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves. As it's been for the past four decades, a key component to bringing that cinematic fun to life at home has been with STAR WARS action figures, vehicles and playsets - something I enjoyed back in the Kenner era, and something that our daughters enjoy with a wide array of toys from Hasbro. With that in mind, Disney/Lucasfilm, along with many of their product partners have been inviting fans to #GoRogue, telling their own stories. To celebrate, Disney Consumer Products and THE ROCK FATHER Magazine are offering readers a chance to #GoRogue and win a box of STAR WARS toys from Hasbro! Get details and enter below...

The STAR WARS #GoRogue Fan Contest:

The #GoRogue fan contest picks up where the four-part stop-motion animated series (watch it above!) finishes off by inviting fans to create and share their own short stories or skits set in a galaxy far, far away...  Winning entries from around the globe will be selected by a panel led by Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" director Gareth Edwards, where winners will be invited to Lucasfilm in San Francisco to attend an advance screening of "Rogue One" and see their short story on the big screen. Through October 21, 2016, kids in the U.S. & Canada ages 8-12 can enter their own "My Rogue Story" videos at Disney.com/MyRogueStory, or Starwars.com/GoRogue.

#GoRogue Rock Father Giveaway:

Additionally, now through October 28th, you can enter to win a box of toys inspired by ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS Story! Winners will receive one (1) vehicle (at random) from those listed below, either the Rebel U-Wing Fighter or the Imperial TIE Striker, along with action figure 2-packs featuring Scarif Stormtrooper vs. Moroff and Imperial Death Trooper vs. Rebel Commander Pao, plus individual action figures of an Imperial Stormtrooper, K-2SO and Jyn Erso (Total MSRP $103).

ROGUE ONE Prize Pack

NERF Rebel U-Wing Fighter:

Rocket into battle against the Empire with this Rebel UWing Fighter, a well-armed swing-wing vessel that must penetrate heavy fire zones to support during dangerous missions against the Empire. This sturdy troop transport and gunship also includes its pilot, Captain Cassian Andor, the accomplished Alliance Intelligence officer with extensive combat field experience and a cool head under fire who completes his missions with minimal resources while commanding the respect of his Rebel troops

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NERF Imperial TIE Striker:

Rocket into battle against the Rebels with this TIE Striker that is a streamlined variant of the classic TIE Fighter! Designed for atmospheric patrols over important groundbased installations, they are piloted by the Empire’s very best TIE Striker Pilots, who rely on their lightning-quick reflexes and fearlessness to survive tours of duty against enemies or the Empire.

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Enter to Win a ROGUE ONE Prize Pack:

Use the Rafflecopter Widget below (it will guide you), starting with the first (mandatory) entry method - Leave a Disqus comment on this post that shares your answer to the following: 

QUESTION: What is your favorite STAR WARS toy of all-time?

After that, you can complete social actions for additional, completely optional entries. Please Note: By entering giveaways on The Rock Father, you agree to comply with my fairness policy. 

Please Note that Twitter "Egg" Accounts are ineligible for entry.
(If you need information regarding Twitter Eggs, Google is your friend.)
a Rafflecopter giveaway

The Fine Print: 

Promotion open to residents of the U.S. & Canada only, ages 18+, void where prohibited. Winners will be chosen at random on, about, or after October 28, 2016, and will be notified via email to confirm. If no response within 24 hours, an alternate winner will be chosen. Prizing provided and shipped by Disney Consumer Products. This is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

1980s-style Disclaimer: Many will enter, few will win! Please allow 8-12 weeks for delivery of prizing (seriously, probably not that long), The Rock Father is not responsible for any lost or misdirected packages. In the rare occasion that a prize does not arrive (which, sadly, has happened), you have no remedy other than moving on.

James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

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