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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.

Changes to SCA Inc. Website

In early December, the SCA's official website got a new look.  Mistress Jessa, who is responsible for the website, discussed the changes in an article in the East Kingdom Gazette.

How to Write an Awards Recommendation

As part of a "How do I..." series the East Kingdom Gazette is running, Queen Avelina II wrote an article on how to write an awards recommendation letter.

New look for the SCA.org website

In December, a new version of the SCA.org website went live. This redesign was motivated by the recent debut of the SCA Newcomers' Portal (welcome.sca.org), so that visitors could easily find their way to it.

Now Accepting Applications - Vice President for Information Technology

The SCA Board of Directors is seeking to fill the position of Vice President for Information Technology for the SCA.

Job Opening - Deputy Social Media Officer for Facebook / Emergency Deputy

The Society Social Media Officer is seeking a Deputy Social Media Officer for Facebook / Emergency Deputy.

SCA 50 Year Survey

The stewards of the SCA 50th Year Celebration have produced a survey inviting input into the activities to be included at the event.

Newcomers' Portal announced

The Society would like to announce the launch of our new Online Newcomers' Portal! This interactive, media-rich website will provide an engaging new way for those discovering our organization to learn more about us, get excited about what we do, and get in touch with local branches.

Quivers and Quarrels: Fall issue

The Nostalgia Fall Edition of Quivers & Quarrels -- wherein we explore the origins and evolution of combat and target archery in the SCA, from the first garden stake arrows and Freon can helms to the exciting game we play today -- is now available online in the SCA's e-newsletter site.

Notes from Fourth Quarter BoD Meeting

The East Kingdom Gazette has published notes of the fourth quarter Board of Directors meeting.

The synopsis of the meeting can be found at the link below. This is not an official publication of the SCA Inc. nor the East Kingdom.

SCA - not LARPing!

At a demo of SCA armored combat by the Iron Brigade, interviewer Homer learns the difference between medieval armored combat and LARPing. The interview took place at the 2013 San Diego ComicCon.

From the Society Seneschal - New Sanction Guide comments sought

Sir Modius von Mergentheim, Society Seneschal, reports that comments are requested on the SCA's new sanction guide. The deadline for comment is December 28, 2013.

Society Seasonal Archery Competition

Archers of the Known World are invited to participate in the Fall Society Archery Competition, currently in progress around the SCA. Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf introduces the competition.

Affiliate Memberships at SCA Ltd Events

Tiffany Brown (Teffania de Tukerton), Chair, SCA Ltd, reports that members of organizations affiliated with the Society for Creative Anachronism Ltd. (Australia) residing in Australia for more than two months, will be allowed to apply for complimentary membership in SCA Ltd.

Sanctuary of St. Dymphna created

Pani Magdalena Gdanska reports on a new Yahoo group, the Sanctuary of St Dymphna, which was created for SCA members dealing with mental/emotional/neurological disorders.

11 reasons to join the SCA/Ren Faire

In a curious case of misidentification, Catt Rooney of Epoch Times uses the 2010 Society for Creative Anachronism survey to pinpoint reasons why people participate in Renaissance Faires.

SCA Tanka/Waka Anthology

In the year A.S. 48, King Damien MacGavin of Calontir began challenging the populace of His Kingdom to think of the projects they had always dreamed of and take one year to complete them.  In response to this, Saito Takauji has begun an anthology of Tanka/Waka from all corners of the SCA.

Rapier Peerage Proposal – What is it?

The East Kingdom Gazette provides a brief background to the proposed Rapier peerage.

Known World's Got Talent!

You know that the SCA Known World is alive with talent. Now the Society is giving us the chance to prove it with just a short YouTube video.

Quivers and Quarrels: New photo section

The SCA archery E-newsletter, Quivers and Quarrels, is requesting photographs for a photo section featuring  "period" looking archers. Photos of archers in good looking period style clothing and gear or photos of period style gear (e.g. Bows, quivers. arrows, etc.) made by an archer will be published in each issue.