The 501st Legion is a worldwide Star Wars costuming organization comprised of and operated by Star Wars fans. While it is not sponsored by Lucasfilm Ltd., it is Lucasfilm's preferred Imperial costuming group. Star Wars, its characters, costumes, and all associated items are the intellectual property of Lucasfilm. ©2011 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™ All rights reserved. Used under authorization
For members of the 501st Legion, a worldwide organization of dedicated Star Wars fans, the Stormtrooper costume isn't just something seen on the movie screen -- it's a way of life.
by Well Spoken Man June 14, 2011
Also known as "Vader's Fist". The 501st Legion is the world's largest Star Wars costuming organization whose aims are to promote the Star Wars brand, celebrate fandom and contribute to the community through charity and volunteer work.
Dang! The 501st helped raise more than $3.4 million in charity last year by dressing up like Stormtroopers!
by 501st Legion June 14, 2011