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Snow Trooper Commander
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Model MODEL NAME, Photo by PHOTOGRAPHER NAME


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Description: Snow Trooper Commander
Prefix: TS
Detachment: Blizzard Force
Context: Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
These troopers wear special cold weather gear for hostile climates


The 501st approval requirements are listed in black.

The Blizzard Force Detachment defines additional, optional costuming details listed in blue. Please visit the Blizzard Force web site for more details on these options.

For 501st membership only the requirements in black need to be met.


  • This CRL is a work in progress. This costume may be approved by GMLs, but additional research should be done until the CRL is complete.
  • If you have this costume and would like to assist with this CRL, please contact your detachment leader!
  • Please note that the use of the word "should" below does not indicate that a requirement is optional. All instances of should will be replaced with must as this guide is completed.
Required Costume Components

The following costume components must be present and appear as described below for approval .

TS commander helmet.jpg Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • Molded plastic or fiberglass helmet corresponding to the same colors as the armor
  • Dark green flat lenses
  • Imperial disk greeblie (Greeblie must have 2 steps or tiers ONLY)
  • Hard plastic face shield .
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):


TS duster.jpg Duster
For 501st approval:
  • White / Off-White in color
  • Must be made of a medium to heavy weight material that "pills" after wear.
  • Should extend down to at least the tops of the boots but no further than the top of the ankle.
  • Corners of the duster are rounded.
  • Should include belt loops for belt.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Chest Armor
For 501st approval:
  • rank bar two red squares over two blue (2 red squares on top)
  • recessed area contains 2 gray squares on left 1 gray over 1 red on right 2 gray horizontal lines separate squares.
  • Blue Pinstriping on left side of chestpate.
  • 2 shoulder straps connected to the top of the chestplate.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Back Armor
For 501st approval:
  • back armor (white) with various details as shown
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TS commander shoulderbell.jpg Shoulder Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Shoulder plates have the raised boxes to the top.
  • Shoulders plates are connected directly to the duster
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TK anh stunt forearms.jpeg Forearms
For 501st approval:
  • Forearms are fully closed.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Gloves
For 501st approval:
  • Gray or White leather gloves with a 4-6 inch cuff.
    • The brand name WELDAS SOFTOUCH Tig/Mig gloves appear to be the closest to the screen used gloves.
    • White Damascus D650 Gauntlets or White/Grey Fencing gloves are a perfectly acceptable alternative.
  • The left glove cuff has a small commpad on it, approx 1.5" x 1.5" with the outer section slightly curved, and the inner section straight. The Commpad has a circular centre section about 3/4" high, and topped with a small silver disk, slightly smaller than the centre section in diameter.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Clear Raised buttons in a row along the flat side of the commpad, four or five in total.
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Handplates
For 501st approval:
  • Handplates are sewn directly to the gloves.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TS belt.jpg Ab Plate / Belt Buckle
For 501st approval:
  • Belt passes through slots on narrowed sections on the side.
  • A silver or gray button must be in the center.
  • Belt Buckle may be worn with sloped section up or down, however the button piece must be placed so the single dot is toward the angled side and the two dots are towards the straight side.

Belt is 2 inches wide and can be made of cloth, nylon strap or leather.

For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TK anh stunt detonator.jpeg Detonator
For 501st approval:
  • This is a gray cylinder 2 to 2.5" in diameter with white end caps and a white control panel pad, with controls closest to the right end cap.
  • Detonator is centered on the back of belt.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TS pouches.jpg Pouches
For 501st approval:
  • Pouches are rectangular and boxy with an angled flap.
  • Pouches secure to belt through loops on the back of each pouch.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TS pants.jpg Pants
For 501st approval:
  • White / Off white pants required
  • Acceptable examples are karate gi pants, "Dockers" or Painter pants, and US Army Cold Weather over-pants.
  • No pockets, zippers or buttons should be visible when trooper is standing at attention. Covering of these items by the cod and/or duster is acceptable.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TS cod.jpg Cod Piece
For 501st approval:
  • To be worn UNDER the duster
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
TS knees.jpg Knee Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Knee armor is worn with the curved edge toward the top.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Secured with straps on knee plates wrapping around the back of the leg.
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Boots
For 501st approval:
  • White, Off white or light blue “moon” boots.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Optional Accessories

Items below are optional costume accessories. These items are not required for approval, but if present must meet the guidelines below.


Generic-dl44.jpg DL-44 Blaster Pistol
For 501st approval:

Manufactured by BlasTech Industries, The DL-44 is a powerful and reliable sidearm. It has the ability to charge a heavier blast, nearly twice as powerful as similar pistols. Because the sidearm is highly modifiable and is one of the few blasters to have shown the ability to penetrate imperial armor, the Empire has deemed it necessary to place heavy restrictions on this model and in many cases ownership is outlawed outside of imperial issue.

  • Scratch built or high-end prop replica.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):


Crl-genericholster.jpg Holster
For 501st approval:
  • Appropriate color & style for the weapon used.
  • Should not be present if no weapon is carried with the costume.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Personal tools
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