Outlands Announces Results of "Toys" Challenge

Master Adam Stedefast, Seneschal of the Outlands, has announced the winner of the Known World Toys for Tots Sword.

Duct Tape: It's Not Just for Fighting Anymore!

Promwear, artwork, bikinis? This is NOT your father's duct tape!

Thor's Hammer Declared "Treasure Trove"

This is Essex: A silver Thor hammer dating from the ninth century has been declared a "treasure trove" by a Chelmsford court.

Wax Tablets: Making and Using Them

Greg and Carolyn Priest-Dorman have written an article on the making and use of diptychs or wax tablets which is available online.

Active Duty Care Packages to be Sent

The Shire of Heronter in AEthelmearc will be assembling and sending care packages to members of the SCA on active duty in the Persian Gulf.

Italian Re-enactment Group Offers Glimpse of Medieval Life

The Compagnia de Peon, an Italian re-enactment group, has a new website that offers an authentic look at medieval life.

Monster Catapult Documentary

TLC: The Learning Channel will present "Building the Impossible: Roman Catapult" on Tuesday March 11, 2003 at 10:00 pm US Eastern time (0300 Wednesday GMT).

Discovery Channel to Re-run "Making of a Knight"

For those who missed its premiere, the Discovery Channel will re-run its two-hour documentary on medieval jousting, "Medieval Tournament: Making of a Knight."

Marcus O'Toole Victorious in Drachenwald Crown Tourney

The winner of Saturday's Drachenwald Crown Tournament was Marcus O'Toole fighting for Baroness Anna.

Outlands Hails New Royal Heirs

Duke Irel has won the Outlands crown tournament for the honor of His inspiration, Mistress Rosiland of Wellmark. (UPDATED March 10)

Pre-Pennsic Booklet Mailed

Katja, Pennsic 32 Publicationcrat, has announced that the Pre-Pennsic booklets have been mailed.

Weather Forecast for Gulf Wars

Anxious eyes are watching the weather reports for the upcoming Gulf Wars.

Northshield Populace Votes to Petition for Kingdom Status

The Principality of Northshield, located in the north-central U.S. and nearby region of Canada, has been polled. The results overwhelmingly favor petitioning to become a Kingdom.

International Lettering Conference Comes to Ohio

The International Lettering Conference will meet at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio JUly 19-26,2003.

Focus on Tudor England

A website that looks at many aspects of Tudor life can make preparing for a class or demo fun.

New Zealanders Repolled

At their latest meeting, the Board of Directors decided that SCA members in New Zealand would be repolled to determine if they will transfer their Kingdom of allegiance from Caid to Lochac.

Calling All Bards, Minstrels, StoryTellers, and Other Medieval Performers

Casting Call for performers, cast members, and volunteers to help with a TV series highlighting and promoting the Bardic tradition within the SCA.

Answers in the Stars

Aoife shares her annotated list of links on medieval astrology.

Gaming with Aoife

This week, Aiofe offers a bonus list of entertainments for indoors and outdoors.

New SCA Known World Mail Service Now Available

The Board of Directors and officers of the SCA, Inc. are pleased to announce a brand new service - Known World Mail! You can now sign up for an email address in one of over 40 email domains, such as knight.sca.org, herald.sca.org and squire.sca.org.

Contact Information for HRM Andreas

His Majesty Andreas of the East Kingdom has provided contact information.

AEthelmearc Welcomes New Subject

The population of AEthelmearc has grown yet again with the birth of Jordyn Elizabeth Harasta.

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes Online

The minutes from the last two BoD meetings of 2002 (but not yet the January 2003 meeting) are available online.

Online Group to Link SCA Military Personnel with Loved Ones

A newly-created YahooGroup hopes to make it easier for SCAdians who are forward-deployed with the U.S. armed forces in the Middle East to keep in touch with friends and family back home.

Tired of Losing Crown Tourneys? Try This!

This is what happens when distinguished Pelicans have waaaaay too much time on their hands.

New Issue Online. Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.

The Quarter: Oh, the humanity! Those miscreants and reprobates at The Quarter, still utterly unrepentant in spite of their six weeks in the gulag after last issue, have relapsed into their former life of crime.

Finding the Teaghlach

The Pennsic Independent tells you how to find out more about the Teaghlach.

The Passing of Baron Domingo and Baroness Ysabet (A Semi-Fictional Story)

Feature: "Upon the field of Crown List, the Aten Crown chose its heirs. All had a celebration, yet this joy would turn to tragedy..." So begins this in-persona tale of Baronial succession from the Kingdom of Atenveldt.

Cervantes Project

Professor Eduardo Urbina at Texas A&M University heads a new project dedicated to presenting the work of Miguel de Cervantes in a number of online versions.

PI Web Site Moves to New Server

If you are having trouble getting to the Pennsic Independent web site, wait a couple of days until they've settled into their new cyber-home.