Galaxy Choice Awards Held on Kessel Gate

August 25, 2013

Reporters Daana Kira and Rakiko Lowtide attended the GNN and X Play sponsored Galaxy Choice Awards.

Crowd gathers on Kessel Gate.

Kessel Gate: Hosted by X Play and sponsored by GNN, the Galaxy Choice Awards were held whereby galactic citizens voted for famous locations around the Galaxy that were nominated into several categories. Polly Vexed hosted the event with Daana Kira and Rakiko Lowtide announcing the winners in each category. Minx Bade of X Play provided the trophies.

Starting of the fun-filled evening was the category titled “Best Place to be Frozen in Carbonite and Sold”. The Nominees were Nar Shaddaa, Death Star III, and Mos Eisley on Tatooine. The winner was announced to be Nar Shaddaa who was unable to send a representative at this time.

Coming next was the category titled “Best Place to Convert to the Darkside”, with the nominees being Byss , Korriban, and Yavin IV. Korriban won the category and their prize will be delivered soon.

Minx Bade receiving the trophy for friendliest place.

The next category announced was the “Best Place to Find the Droids You are Looking for” with the nominees  being Kessel Gate, Tython, and Datooine. And the winner for those with lost droids and a need to find a friendly place was Kessel Gate. Minx Bade came forward to accept the trophy on behalf of Kessel Gate.

For those with knowledge of galaxy history the next category was “Best Place to Lose an Empire to Ewoks” with the nominees being the Forest Moon of Endor, Bakura, and Marlev 4. The Forest Moon of Endor won though no ewoks were in attendance to accept the award at this time.

Following the ewoks came the category “The Best Place to Raise a Padawan”, with the nominees being Yavin 4, Ruusan, and New Holstice. Yavin 4 won this category with Phoenix accepting the trophy on behalf of the KOJ and thanking those that voted and told that the KOJ had become family and was a great place to train.

Audience waiting to here the winners of their favorite category.

For the military-minded the category “Best Place to Shoot First” came up next. Nominated were Ziost, Mandalore, and Dromund Kaas. With the extensive experience and elevation of blasterplay to an art form Mandalore won this category.  Dral Kom’rk Werda accepted the award and stated it would be brought to Mandalore safely.

Ending the night was the prize for the most romantic location in the galaxy. Nominated were Zonama Sekot, Ossus and Arkania. With its beautiful landscapes and picturesque backdrops Ossus won this category.

With that the award ceremony came to an end, but a new round of voting will be held next year so get ready with your favorite location.

In summary the category and winners were as followed:

  • “Best Place to be Frozen in Carbonite and Sold” – Nar Shaddaa
  • “Best Place to Convert to the Darkside” – Korriban
  • “Best Place to Find the Droids You are Looking for” – Kessel Gate
  • “Best Place to Lose an Empire to Ewoks” – Forest Moon of Endor
  • “Best Place to Raise a Padawan” – Yavin IV
  • “Best Place to Shoot First” – Mandalore
  • “Most Romantic” – Ossus
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  1. elderyodaniii
    August 25, 2013 at 7:13 AM

    “Well I certainly would have gone to taken the award for Endor for Arbitras and I seeing we both live there and he’s the Monarch..But I have no clue how to get to Kessel gate nor travel there lightly ..Shame..We would have been honored..”

    • August 25, 2013 at 8:50 PM

      I’ll just keep the award in the meantime and hand it to an Ewok when we travel past Endor again:)

  2. August 25, 2013 at 11:55 AM

    “Except we are no longer operating under the name X Play anymore due to past misunderstandings over the meaning of the name and what we represent. This event was created and co-sponsored by the Kessel Group which owns and is located on Kessel Gate, along the well known Kessel Run and easy to locate.”

  3. elderyodaniii
    September 3, 2013 at 10:24 PM

    “If you’d like to deliver the award to us we surely will be looking forward to you visiting us”

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