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Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

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.

Film calls SCA "Nerds who can kick your a**"

A review by Steven Wells of the British online paper The Guardian looks at Quantum Hoops, a new documentary film by Benjamin Nugent that follows "a college basketball team composed of hyper-intelligent super-students, and their desperate attempt to win just one game and in so doing break an amazing 21-year losing streak."

Request for Comment -- Legal Counsel proposal

Patrick Anderson, President of the SCA, Inc., has published a request for comments on a proposed change to the SCA's Corporate Policies.

Lion's Road Podcast

Lion's Road Podcast is a weekly one hour long podcast covering all things SCA, from Kingdom news to events. This fast growing podcast hosted comes to you form the Kingdom of An Tir, The Barony of Three Mountains, but it embraces all the Kingdoms of the knowne world. The hosts are Baron Tryggvy and Master Sigismund, who use humor and fun while covering everything you need to know about life in the SCA and the History we all love.

Position Open-Tournaments Illuminated Advertising Representative

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Tournaments Illuminated is seeking to fill the position of Advertising Representative.

SCA Obituaries website online

Ælflæd of Duckford has created a memory page for SCA members who would like to remember fellow SCAdians who have passed on.

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.

SCAtoday.net Meet & Greet at Pennsic

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Come meet SCAtoday.net's Publisher Justin and Editor-in-Chief Milica for an hour-long Meet in Greet at Pennsic. Location:
Pennsic War (Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania)

Known World Canine Meeting

Katla, Kingdom Houndmistress of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, has announced that the Known World Canine Meeting will be held at Pennsic on Tuesday August 5, 2008 from 2-4 pm.

SCA heraldry announcement for commentary

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., relays information from Laurel and Wreath Sovereigns of Arms regarding use of laurel wreaths in heraldry.

[MID] Known World Academy of the Rapier

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The Barony of Fenix and the Middle Kingdom are pleased to host the 2008 Known World Academy of the Rapier!

There will be classes for historical rapier combat, classes for SCA rapier combat, classes for A&S of interest to late-period personae, tournaments for all levels of skill and interest! There will be parties to meet and greet your fellow Courtiers. There will be a field trip to the Frazier Arms an Armory Museum - an official depository from the British Royal Armories. Location:
Barony of Fenix (Fort Mitchell, Kentucky)

Gosh, we're nerds!

Once considered awkward and socially incompetent, nerds have become more acceptable, although not completely integrated into polite society. This is the premise of American Nerd, a new book by Benjamin Nugent, who includes gamers and SCA members in his list of nerds.

Position Open: Society Marshal

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Board of Directors is seeking applicants for the position of Society Marshal.

SCA Announce: Comments sought for Board of Directors nominees

The Board of Directors of the Soceity for Creative Anachronism is seeking comments on the current nominees for the Board.

Request for Comments: Society Seneschal Applicants

Patrick Anderson, President Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., is requesting comments on applicants for the position of Society Seneschal. Comments are requested by July 7, 2008.

Recent Return

Hello,

One and all, I am not sure how to even begin this lol but I was an SCA member back in the early 90s in Midrealm. (Southwest Ohio) I was a member of Erslogenhold if I spelled it correctly, and I was just reaching out to see if anyone was still in contact from those days. I am working on joining the SCA again and wanted to see who was still around? Let me know

Aremis of Midre

Position Open-Chief Technical Officer, SCA, Inc.

The SCA Inc. seeks applicants for the position of Chief Technical Officer, for a three-year term beginning August 15, 2008. This is a part-time volunteer position requiring technical leadership and a commitment of approximately 10-15 hours per week plus availability for emergencies.

Answers to questions regarding the proposed waterbearing policy change

Patrick Anderson, President of the SCA Inc., has published a follow-up announcement answering some of the questions that people have asked concerning the proposed change in waterbearing policy.

SCA Board of Directors seeks comments regarding changes to waterbearing in the SCA

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., addresses the issue of official sanctioning of Waterbearers in the SCA. Comments from the populace are requested.

Siege of Talonval IX Fight in the Forest of Fables

description:
Siege of Talonval IX: Fight in the Forest of Fables
Noon-Friday, June 27 to Noon-Sunday, June 29, 2008
Wheel Inn Campground - 240 Fogg Rd, Leslie, MI 49251
517-589-8097

THIS IS NOW A REGIONAL WAR PRACTICE

US-127 between Lansing & Jackson: Barnes exit-east, to Meridian-right, Left on Fogg Rd. The Shire of Talonval needs YOU! We are under siege and our damsels need rescued from the towers... Location:
Wheel Inn Campground 240 Fogg Rd, Leslie, MI 49251

Board of Directors seeks comment on current nominees

The SCA Board of Directors is seeking comments from the populace on the selection of future Directors.