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SCA Board Meeting October 25, 2014

Patrick Anderson reports that the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. will meet October 25, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Onomastics

Why do so few Laurels recognize onomastics as a science when we require the opinions of onomasts to register names?  Laurels appear to consider naming as some thing heralds do--while Pelicans consider it a service.  What other "service" has professorships?  I personally know three professors in onomastics.

Master Ioseph of Locksley passes away

Master Ioseph of Locksley, modernly Joe Bethancourt, passed away on August 29, 2014 after prolonged illness. Master Ioseph was the tenth Laurel of the SCA and was well known for his bardic compositions and performances.

The Known World Arts & Sciences display at Pennsic

SleepyUnicorn has posted a photo album from the Known World A&S Display held at Pennsic 43.

The SCA is now on AmazonSmile

Many of us shop at Amazon for a wide range of products. Did you know that the SCA can benefit from each purchase you make at no additional charge to you?

SCA Audit Team

The State of California is requiring a full financial audit from the SCA. We have contracted with the CPA firm of Boman Accounting Group, Inc. to conduct the audit for the years 2012 and 2013 and report their findings.

New Laurel King of Arms named

Current SCA Laurel King of Arms, Meistari Gabriel Kjotvason, reports that Andrewe Bawldwyn has been named to take over the position as head of the College of Arms.

Committee on SCA Chirurgeonate sought by BoD

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism is seeking members for a committee concerning the Chirurgeonate.

Fall Quivers and Quarrels submissions deadline

Quivers and Quarrels, the SCA archery magazine, is accepting submissions for the October 2014 issue until September 31, 2014.

Summer issue of "Quivers and Quarrels"

The summer issue of the SCA wide archery E-newsletter Quivers and Quarrels is now available.

Society Seasonal Archery Competition: Summer: Slots

Sir Jon has provided the rules for the SCA's Society Seasonal Archery Competition.

Tips for Pennsic Troll from the East Kingdom Gazette

So, you’re going to Pennsic. The last thing you want to do is get held up at Troll, right? Follow these simple tips, and getting in will be a breeze!

Pennsic 43 Online Pre-Registration deadline extended through June 18

Due to technical problems with the online registration site in recent days, Coopers Lake Campground has extended the deadline for online Pennsic registration until the last minute of June 18, 2014.

SCA Artisans Get Recognition With the SCA Artisan Love Project

The Middle Kingdom's A&S Pentathlon Champion is shining the light on the amazing artisans of the Society with the SCA Artisan Love project, which showcases those artisans who inspire us with their beautiful artifacts, period processes, hard-sought research, infectious enthusiasm, and just plain amazing work.

Invitation to the Enchanted Ground

Duke Cariadoc of the Bow has issued his annual invitation to experience the Enchanted Ground at Pennsic.

Open position for the Society

Leslie Vaughn, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Board of Directors is seeking applicants for the position of Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations.

Campaign for Officer and Marshal Medallions

SCA officers and marshals who would like durable medallions with the badge of their office might be interested in a Kickstarter campaign being run by Combat Medallions.

From the Laurel King of Arms: Silent Herald Deputy Applications Sought

The Laurel Sovereign of Arms invites interested candidates to apply for the job of Silent Herald Deputy, overseeing the Heralds who translate auditory information for non-hearing attendees at Court.

Ken Theriot Celebrates “Outlaws and Bystanders”

Sir Kenneth MacQuarrie of Tobermory introduces his new album of historical and SCA-focused music, written by himself and his wife, Mistress Adelaide de Beaumont.

Position Opening: Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism are seeking applicants for the position of Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms.

Last Day for Feast Survey

Monday, March 31, 2014 is the last day to take the Feast Survey online.

How to Join the SCA Grand Council

Heather Shea (Kelly Magill), Grand Council Chair, reports that the SCA Grand Council is seeking new members.

Q&A with Grand Council

Lady Heather Shea, the Questrix, answers questions about the Grand Council for the East Kingdom Gazette.

April 2014 SCA Board of Directors meeting

Maistresse Alysia Gabrielle de Fougeres of the Barony of Grey Niche reports that the April 2015 meeting of the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism will take place in Memphis, Tennessee.

Feast Survey Update

The Feast Survey mentioned earlier in SCAtoday.net is still available, and the organizers are still looking for more respondents.

Society Feast Survey

Feast cooks in the Midrealm's Barony of Sternfeld have created a survey asking members from around the Known World what they want most from an SCA feast.

Deputy Society Seneschal - Event Support Services

The SCA Board of Directors is directing the Society Seneschal to develop and implement a new Deputy Society Seneschal Office and accompanying kingdom level infrastructure to deal with broad-based event support services.

Announcement Regarding the Society Chirurgeonate Request for Comments

The SCA Board of Directors seeks commentary on a proposal to eliminate the official Office of the Chirurgeonate, and the associated changes to Corpora necessary to accomplish this action.

Super Star Archers needed

Quivers & Quarrels is the SCA quarterly publication dedicated to target and combat archery. Each edition of Q&Q turns the spotlight on a Super Star of SCA archery.

In Memoriam: Don Edmund the Lame

It is with great sadness that the Gazette reports on the passing of Don Edmund the Lame.