Troopers in parade
200 “Star Wars” fans will march through the Rose Parade in various Storm Trooper costumes inspired by the sci-fi epic. (Damon Winter / LAT)
Practice makes ...
A platoon of Storm Trooper practices for the march as their helmets lay in a perfect row. “Stars Wars” fans from 22 countries and 36 U.S. states will participate. (Damon Winter / LAT)
Troopers tossing the pigskin
Star Wars fans dressed as Storm Troopers toss a football around between practice drills for their part in this year’s Rose Parade on the grounds of Maranatha High School in Pasadena. (Damon Winter / LAT)
A “color guard” platoon of Storm Troopers practices for their part in this year’s Rose Parade. (Damon Winter / LAT)
“Star Wars” fans dressed as Storm Troopers take off their helmets after practicing. (Damon Winter / LAT)