THE DARK EMPIRE
TDE is an international costuming home for fans of the dark side of the force. We welcome custom and canon Sith, Dark Jedi, and Grey Jedi. Other dark side-affiliated custom and canon costumes accepted include force users and non-force users such as Sith Troopers, Sith Inquisitors, Imperial Agents, and Non-Mandalorian Bounty Hunters and Pirates / Smugglers. These costumes must represent Sith-affiliated characters from any of the STAR WARS movies, or from any era within the Expanded Universe including books, games, comics, and animated series.
TDE SUPPORTED CHARITIES
The Dark Empire does not accept any direct funds or monetary donations, however, TDE encourages donations to be made to various charities like these.
To request an appearance, email us to see if we've conquered your region of the galaxy:
Forum members can enter the Dark Trials here when ready
to submit a costume for full membership.
The purpose of The Dark Empire is to promote multi-generational fandom and appreciation of STAR WARS through acts of charity, and to encourage creative costuming as custom characters and canon characters representing the “dark side” of the Star Wars universe.
Creative writing is also encouraged, in the form of short fanfiction which can be shared on our forums and submitted for narration consideration on our podcast. The Dark Empire is, however, primarily a costuming organization devoted to celebrating the Star Wars saga. We are not a role-playing site.
The Dark Empire is an international Star Wars costuming organization comprised of Star Wars fans, and is not sponsored by Lucasfilm. However, The Dark Empire is recognized by Lucasfilm as a fan-operated organization. Star Wars, its characters, costumes, and all associated items are the intellectual property of Lucasfilm. ©2013 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™ All rights reserved. Used under authorization.