Newcomers' Information

Information specifically aimed at newcomers to the SCA or other medievalist organizations.

SCA Big Brothers / Big Sisters

Shara of Starwood has created a My-Space forum to help newcomers adjust to life in the SCA. SCA Big Brothers / Big Sisters for Newcomers is a "place to discuss anything pertaining to the SCA."

[NOR] Creating the Creative

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Creating the Creative, SCA 101: A day of classes for newcomers and old-timers alike who want to learn something new!

October 18, 2008

Bunker Hills Regional Park Activities Center Building
550 Bunker Lake Blvd NW
Andover Minnesota 55304
(in the northern Twin Cities - 2 miles west of Hwy 65 on Bunker Lake Blvd)

Class-focused event with the sole purpose of getting people involved in different aspects of the SCA by holding classes in anything and everything. Have you always wanted to try a craft but didn't know how? Interested in taking an office but not sure what's involved? Location:
Barony of Nordskogen (Andover, Minnesota)

Syr Kyppyn's SCA Recruitment 101

In a series of videos posted on YouTube, Midrealm HR specialist Syr Kyppyn Kirkcaldy offers suggestions for recruiting new members to the SCA and how to keep them.

[LOC] Doing it Medievally in Deni

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Household Knightshade from the Shire of Bordescros will host an informal "Arts and Sciences Workshop" to encourage the Good Gentles of Deniliquin and other Bordertownes to Understand the "Gentler Aspects of the SCA"…..

It is anticipated that*) mini-collegia will be held in:

  • Helpful Heraldry – *for that they shouldst choose a new name*
  • Costuming – *what wouldst thou have worn*? Location:
    Shire of Bordescros (Deniliquin, New South Wales)

[EAS] Where did Madoc ab Owain Geyned Go?

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Madoc ab Owain Geyned was possibly one the 13 children of Owain Gweyned, who died in 1170. During this time the children all waged war on each other to determine who would lead the people. Madoc and his brother, Rhirid, sailed from Llandrillo during this time. Where did they go?

The goal of the event is too have the seasoned fighters to fight the young youthful fighters; and also to celebrate the Birthday Viscountess Gwenllhain Rhiannon of Dragon Keep, MSCA, OP, and her first combat Authorization. Also the seasoned fighters will be fighting the young youthful fighters. Birthday Cake will be there. Location:
Barony of Stonemarche (Swanzey, New Hampshire)

[LOC] St Malachy Newcomer's Feast

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The College of St Malachy Presents: Newcomer's Feast, a Feast of St Malachy Saturday, 19th of April

Where: Bulli Masonic Hall, Princes Hwy Bulli NSW
How much: Booked before the 10th of April: $16, after 10th and at door: $20.

Dress code: To maintain a medieval atmosphere at the feast, we ask that all attendees make an attempt at pre-1600 clothing. If you have nothing to wear, please contact the event steward about borrowing Location:
College of St Malachy (Bulli, New South Wales)

[WES] Southern Shores New Comers Event

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You have friends, neighbors or co-workers interested in this hobby you have, but aren't sure of the best event to take or send them to? We worry not any further, this is the event in need. This event is even great for the seasoned SCA'er that would like to learn something new.

We will have a nice selection of classes that will cover things like SCA camping, fighting, lists for both the new fighter AND the Location:
Southern Shores, (San Jose, California)

[GLE] Newbie Collegium

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RAGNAROK/RAGS-OR-NOT January 19, 2008 Conway, AR - Cold Springs Retreat

What Will Be Happening?
Fighters- (Heavy & Light) Come compete in our Protectorate Tourney!
Heavies- How about an Axe & Round Shield Tourney?! (contact our Fighter
Marshal Ld. Sven the White for specifics)
***Note-Axe & Round Shield will be provided by the Fighter Marshal
Light- Contact Osric for more information. Location:
Shire of Lagerdamm (Conway, Arkansas)

Newcomer's Feast

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The members of the Incipient Shire of Pavlok Gorod welcome one and all to join us in celebrating the food and culture of late period Russia. The morning will be dedicated to classes, and the afternoon and early evening to a four course feast prepared by Gwenhyvar Ferch Rinn, separated by a variety of presentations.

Site Information: Springhill Hall behind St. Paul's Lutheran church 3077 E.Rezanof / Kodiak, AK. Site Location:
Shire of Pavlok Gorod (Kodiak, Alaska)

Mimir's Well

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The Great All-Father Odin gladly sacrificed an eye for a drink from Mimir's well of wisdom, and was thereby granted knowledge of the Runes. You too, will want to give up an eye (or at least an eyetooth!) for the chance to drink from the Well on October 20th in the bountiful lands of the Mountain Freehold.

Mimir's Well will be held at the Warren Elementary School in Warren, Vermont (technically in the Shire of Panthervale, but they are graciously allowing us to host this event there). The site is dry and no open flames are allowed. Location:
Mountain Freehold (Warren, Vermont)

Trimaris Revel

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We're having a REVEL just for the fun of it!!

August 3-5, 2007

2307 NW 121 Ave Gainesville, FL 32609
352-367-8262

  NO SITE FEES
Food for the Weekend $8.00
Plenty of Tenting Space
WET SITE - BYOB

  FIGHTING
CLASSES
BARDIC

We've opened up our home to the friends we know and to the friends we've yet to meet. The theme for this revel is "Back to Basics" which means that we are extending a special invitation to people who are new to the SCA to come and learn this organization from the ground up. But we can't do it all alone! So we are also inviting everyone else to come and help show the new comers what you have learned. We'd like to have people come and teach classes in anything you'd like, but keep it geared toward the new comers. And that's just during the day!! Night time is when we get to cut loose and party late into the night! Location:
Barony of An Crosaire (Gainesville, Florida)

Newcomer¹s Event

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Come one come all to the Barony of Eskalya¹s Newcomer¹s Event, June 29 ­ July 1 at Centennial Park!

Join the Barony of Eskalya for a weekend of fun and frivolity to the theme of the Tres Riche Huers de Duc du Barry.

There shall be, for the enjoyment of the populace:

  • A rapier tournament sponsored by Guildmistress Sorcha. The entry requirement? A non-standard, off-hand defense. Location:
    Barony of Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska)

Back to Basics

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This event is geared to answer all those questions that the newcomer does not even know to ask. This full featured event will include Equestrians showcasing they're talents and skills. Expertise in the marshaled arts will include: heavy fighters, light fighters (Rapier), youth combat, and archery. Classes in Arts and Sciences will also be scheduled through out the day.

Display of Heraldry shall be encouraged, so bring out your seldom used banners. So come forth one and all, enjoy our hospitality while we reveal the mysteries of the SCA to those new to the society. For those veterans out there who wish give guidance and instruction, we most welcome your skills and time. Location:
Shire of Glaedenfeld (Columbia, Tennessee)

Newcomers' Tourney and A&S

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The Province of Southern Shores cordially invites you to Newcomers Tourney, with activities for almost every interest and activity level! We encourage everyone to bring anyone who is relatively new or someone who is coming back after a sabbatical from the SCA. If you are a current member, come learn something new or compete in the prize tourney!

The tourney is divided into three sections: those who have been fighting less than 1 year, less than two years, and a Prize Tourney open to all fighters. We are also having our Fourth Annual Used Armor Garage Sale. We invite those with cast-off/well-loved armor to bring it to sell or donate at our armor garage sale. Remember that one man’s scrap is another man’s armor! Location:
Province of Southern Shores (Campbell, California)

Ursulan Newcomers Feast

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Are you new? Are you old? Are you somewhere in between? On the 24th of March, the College of St Ursula would like to invite you to join us at our Newcomers Feast as a way of greeting both new and past faces to the Society.

It will be held on Saturday the 24th, from 6pm, at the Croydon IMAR Hall. ( Imar Youth Charitable Hall, cnr The Strand & Paisley Roads, Croydon, NSW.)This is only a short walk from Croydon train station. Location:
College of St Ursula (Croydon, New South Wales)

Newcomers Collegium VII

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The Shire of Owl's Nest Proudly Presents Newcomers Collegium VII Saturday, March 31, 2007

Pickett's Mill Battlefield
4432 Mt. Tabor Church Rd.
Dallas, GA 30157

Greetings fair gentles! The Shire of Owl's Nest would like to invite you to a once-a-year event specifically tailored for newer members and for those wishing to learn the basics of the SCA. This year's event is going to have a Roman theme! Lady Elisenda has a sumptuous faire planned for our lunch feast to fit the bill. Location:
Shire of Owl's Nest (Dallas, Georgia)

Clear Collegium and Newcomers Event

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Come one, come all to Clear's first event! Our numbers are growing, and that means NEW PEOPLE! So many, in fact, that we're having a Collegium / Newcomer's event. There will be classes on basic t-tunics, chainmaille, leatherworking, fighting, and others. The class schedule is in the process of being finalized, and will be posted later today or tomorrow.

We have both adults and children without garb, so if you have any gold key that may be borrowed for the day, please bring some. Location:
Stronghold of Clear (Anderson, Alaska)

Newcomers Feast and Tourney

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On Sunday 25th February there will be a combined demo and event at Blackbutt Reserve, New Lambton Heights, in the Mahogony Drive section of the reserve. The demo is for the Scouts. The Scouts event starts at 9am and finishes at 3pm. I think that we should turn up between 9 and 10 for setting up and getting ready. From about 10:30am onwards we can start doing demos.

Newcomers Feast and Tourney Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (New Lambton, Queensland)

Bergental Novice Schola

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New to the Society? Or not so new but want to learn new things? Then come to Bergental's 6th Novice Schola! This year we'll have classes during the day and celebrating our sweet 16th anniversary as a barony with a sideboard for dinner and the floor open for an evening of dancing (not to worry, there will be dance lessons during the day!).

The class schedule will feature introductory classes in sewing, embroidery, personas, dancing, and more. Classes run from 10am to 5pm. Please note that the event site opens at 9am, so that gentles will have time to sign in and look at the class schedule before they start. Location:
Barony of Bergental (Springfield, Massachusetts)

New shires in Lochac

Two new shires are in the process of being recognized by the Society for Creative Anachronism: Bosenberg in Southwest Australia and the Shire of Radburne in Dubbo. Both groups are in incipient status.

2nd Annual Newcomers' Symposium

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The Shire of Lost Forest is proud to present the 2nd Annual Newcomers' Symposium Saturday October 28, 2006 from 9:00am - 8:00pm in Warrensburg, Missouri.

THIS EVENT IS FREE - and so is the FEAST!

Site opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 8:00 p.m. Setup at 8:00 a.m.

The site is in the Shire of Lost Forest, Warrensburg, MO on Central Missouri State University's Campus in the Lovinger Educational Building on Maguire Street, this is the name that Highway 13 takes as it goes through Warrensburg. Location:
Shire of Lost Forest (Warrensburg, Missouri)

Artemisian Couple Enjoy First Event

Amani and Badbh of the Barony of Arn Hold in the Kingdom of Artemisia share memories of the recent Baron's War event, a first for the couple.

Newcomers' Collegium

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The Shire of Windy Meads, in league with the Principality of Cynagua, is hosting a newcomers' collegium on Saturday, August 5, at the Masonic Hall in Esparto. That's about 15 miles West of Woodland.

We have numerous instructors already, but we could use help in a few subjects. We need instructors for cooking, heavy fighting, dancing and "fun in the SCA", an overview of all the different things you Location:
Shire of Windy Meads (Esparto, California)

Back to Basics

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This is an event that is designed to introduce people to the SCA. There will be a lot of beginner classes taught on what the Society is and how to play, basic tourneys for those who are just getting started in competition, and fun entertainment in the evening. But we encourage the "old timers" to come out as well - to help meet and teach newcomers, and to enjoy fun and feasting with old friends!

Location:
Shire of Glaedenfeld (Columbia Tennessee)

Flight of the Falcon II: Heroics for Newcomers

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The Canton of Aire Faucon in the Barony of the Sacred Stone will be hosting an event to welcome newcomers to the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) in Western North Carolina near Rutherfordton on August 26,2006. All interested members and friends of the SCA are encouraged to come and bring along a friend.

The Canton of Aire Faucon Presents
Flight of the Falcon II: Heroics for Newcomers Location:
Canton of Aire Faucon (Bostic, North Carolina)

Curious George at West Kingdom Court

Curious George learns all about the SCA at a West Kingdom event in this delightful essay by Lady Jehanne de Wodeford.

Newcomers Collegium VI

The Shire of Owl's Nest would like to invite you to a once-a-year event specifically tailored for newer members and those wishing to learn the basics of the SCA.

Wealdsmere’s Champions Tourney & Newcomers Allthing

Come one come all to the Barony of Wealdsmere’s annual Champion’s Tournament and Newcomer’s encampment. We will be determining All of Wealdsmere’s Champions.

Sacred Stone Novice Baronial Investiture/Novice Tourney

Come one and all to celebrate the Investiture of the new Coronets of the Barony of the Sacred Stone! What better way to celebrate than by hosting a Novice Tourney? We welcome all new comers and all long time players to come test their skills, show their prowess and to have a wonderful time with us as we celebrate. There will be fighting, competitions and classes for all levels of skill. So please join us!

Newcomers' Feast / Tourney, Games & Fair Day

Newcomers' Feast - an introduction to the Current Middle Ages. Feasting, dancing, good company, music, atmosphere, come and enjoy a feast hosted by the College of Blessed Herman. This year we will be honoured by the presence of the King and Queen.