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William Blackfox Website Awards announced

Don Thomas Dudley, Society Webminister, has announced the winners of the William Blackfox Awards for Webminsters for A.S. 43.

Discussion list for SCA Laurels

Mistress TSivia reports on the existence of the SCA Laurels List, an online discussion group for members of the Order of the Laurel in the SCA.

Proposed Corpora Change -- Royalty memberships

Patrick Anderson, President of the SCA Inc., has forwarded an announcement from the Board of Directors regarding requests-for-comment on a proposed change to Corpora related to membership requirements for competitors and consorts in Crown Tournaments.

SCA Board Announcement: Web Minister Office Change

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced a change to Corpora separating the Web minister’s office from the Chronicler’s office.

SCA Membership Form Announcement

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced the optional collection of birth date information on SCA membership forms.

Current SCA Names

Is there any record listing all the currently used SCA names?

Sabine du Boubonnais' tutorial for hall decoration

Dissatisfied with the appearance of your hall at your last event? Pay a visit to the website of Sabine du Boubonnais of the Kingdom of Lochac and view one of the most amazing transformations of a common event site ever!

New mailing list for SCA Teachers

A new Yahoogroups discussion forum has been created to help teachers in the SCA find resources.

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."

President's Report of the October 2008 Board Meeting

Patrick Anderson, President, SCA Inc., has published his report from the October 18, 2008 SCA Board of Director's meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

SCA Enhances Online Membership System

Patrick Anderson, President of the SCA, Inc., has announced that the SCA's online membership system will soon allow members to sign their waiver forms electronically.

Known World Persona Writing Month

As an offshoot/amalgam of both NaNoWriMo and NaBloWriMo, a group of SCA folk are sponsoring an SCA A&S 50 version called the Known World Persona Writing Month.

Deadline for subscribing to" Renaissance Magazine" approaches

Patrick Anderson, President, Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. reminds members that the deadline for receiving a special subscription rate for Renaissance Magazine is October 31, 2008.

Position Open: Society Exchequer

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Society Exchequer. This position reports to the SCA Treasurer who reports to the SCA Board of Directors.

SCA tops list of "Top Ten Complaints of the Geek's Wife"

Wired Magazine's GeekDad blog features a "Top Ten Complaints of the Geek's Wife" list supposedly written by the long-suffering female spouse of a game-playing, technology-loving, SCA member.

SCAdian Poetry book "Through Ivar's Eyes"

Greetings good gentles. After having played in and written poetry about life in the current middle ages for 20 plus years I have finally published my first book of SCAdian poetry. If you are interested in obtaining a copy or have questions regarding the book, please feel free to contact me at vikingivar@gmail.com. Please make sure the subject line contains a reference to the book so that I don't think it's spam.

Excerpt available from "American Nerds"

Recently SCAtoday.net reported about the the book American Nerd by Benjamin Nugent. Now a full excerpt about the author's adventures to a Caidan Coronation in the Barony of Dun Or and Estrella War in the Kingdom of Atenveldt are available online.

SCA Inc. announces new corporate web site

Patrick Anderson, President of the SCA Inc., has released the organization's official announcement of the new corporate web site.

SCA debuts redesigned corporate web site

The main corporate web site of the SCA Inc. went "live" this weekend with a significant redesign of the site's cosmetics and organization.

SCA at 1968 Worldcon

Photos from the earliest days of the Society for Creative Anachronism are available on FANAC, the Fan History Project website. The photos date to 1968.

SCA Announce: Comments sought for Board of Directors nominees

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, says the Board is requesting comments from the populace on the current slate of nominees.

"Lions Road" offers weekly SCA-focused podcast

With a lighthearted tone, the weekly "Lions Road" podcast brings news from the SCA as well as historical features. The podcast is hosted by Baron Tryggvy and Master Sigismund from Barony of Three Mountains in An Tir.

Combat archery rule changes for Summer 2008

The Earl Marshal of the Society for Creative Anachronism has laid out several changes to combat archery rules following repeated incidents of helm penetrations.

Renaissance Magazine discounted for SCA members

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Renaissance Magazine will offer a discounted subscription for SCA members.

SCA Soldier

SCA Soldiers is a volunteer-led group providing aid, comfort, and contact to the men and women serving in their countries armed forces.

"Heraldic Graphics" website created

Katrine Witan Runa has created a website for SCA Heralds to share graphics. The site is hosted by Yahoo Groups.

Message from the editor of the "Compleat Anachronist"

Rae L. Hadley, Editor, The Compleat Anachronist has announced that missing pages from Compleat Anachronist, #137: "Hygiene of the Middle Ages and Renaissance: Volume 2 - Domestic Arrangements" by Jeniffer Heise are scheduled to be mailed to subscribers.

Web site offers SCA-focused video clips

What happens when medieval living history meets a modern concept like YouTube™? SCA-video.com offers linked and locally-hosted video clips with an SCA-centric focus, ranging from serious and useful to outrageously funny.

William Blackfox Awards - A.S. 42 announced

Herr Otto von Schwyz, Society Chronicler, has announced the winners of the A.S. 42 (2008) William Blackfox Awards. These awards are given for excellence in the fields of newsletter publication.

Roleplaying: SCA or real life?

Beverly Biehl of Frisco recently encountered the SCA when she attended her brother-in-law's SCA wedding where she was required to dress in garb. In an article for the Dallas Morning News, Beverly uses her SCA experience to look at the roles we play in life.