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Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

Bedfords Point Tourney Rules/Format

Could someone help me with the format/rules for a Bedford Points Tourney. Our Canton wants to have one at an upcoming event, but can't seem to find anyone who can clearly tell us how the tourney is set-up and run.

Popinjays Play Inaugurates Aviculture in the SCA

Sunday, April 22nd, 2007 the Canton of Brokenbridge made history with the first Medieval Aviculture-themed event for the East Kingdom, if not the entire SCA: Popinjays Play in Brooklyn.

Important announcement regarding notice of lawsuit

Hal Simon, the Chairman of the SCA Board of Directors, and Patrick Anderson, SCA President, have issued this announcement concerning pending litigation against the SCA.

Alice's Restaurant SCA Library Movement 2007

Mistress Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, SCA librarian extraordinaire, challenges SCAdians everywhere to aid and promote one of the Society's best resources: the local library.

Free one hour DVD from Cooks Creek Medieval Fest available

A free 1 hour video is now available showing the highlights of Medieval Fest from July 22, 2006. The event took place in Cooks Creek, Manitoba, Canada.

SCA corporate announcement: Regarding Background Checks

Several Society-level officers have issued a joint statement concerning the plan to implement background checks for officers working with youth activities.

SCA corporate announcement: Increased Media Attention and Guidelines

An announcement was issued today by Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the SCA's Board of Directors, concerning the SCA's relationship with modern-world media.

DRH_LMD, A Short Story

Jonathan Blackbow has written a short story set in the world of the SCA. He shared it on the Atenveldt list and allows us to repost it here.

Court bingo!

Amalie zu dem Blumen reminds us of an "oldie but goodie" from The Quarter: Court Bingo!

SCA Inc. to institute background checks for adults supervising youth activities

George Reed, Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations, has announced that the SCA will begin requiring background checks for adults who will be supervising youth activities at SCA functions.

Using a table format to run a list

Lord Yves de Fortanier has posted an article on the website The Rotunda detailing the Table Method for running tournament lists.

The Girls' Club: A Forum for female heavy fighters in the SCA

Robyn of Rye reports that she has started a discussion forum for "all those stick-swingin' women out there!" Entitled thegirlsclub, it is "a forum for female heavy fighters in the SCA."

Society Equestrian Meeting held at Gulf Wars

Society Equestrian Marshal, Mu'allemah Yaasamiin al-Raqqasa al-'Alaa'iiyiyya reports that a meeting for the equestrian community was held at Gulf Wars XVI.

BoD extends deadline for Liaison for International Affairs applications

Jason Williams, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the SCA Inc., has announced that the deadline for application for the position of Liaison for International Affairs for the Society for Creative Anachronism Inc. has been extended until May 31, 2007.

Newbie Greetings

Greetings from a newbie to this forum.

I will be attending Fool's War in Macon, GA and wondered if there will be any jesters in attendance. I would like to don my fool's garb and masque for the occasion. Particularly, I would love to check out any unique staves and garb.

Look for "The Fool's Folley" pavilion in our encampment. Please jingle by for respite and a fools's welcome on Saturday.

Tournaments Illuminated Undergoes Renovation

Tournaments Illuminated is undergoing changes, and authors, photographers, and artists are needed.

Be one of the "Happy Few" Compleat Anachronist writers

Tonwen ferch Gruffudd Aur, Editor of The Compleat Anachronist, sends out a call to the Known World to consider writing for the publication.

President's Reports and Conference Calls

Jason Williams, Chairman of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has posted the President's Report for the first quarter, 2007 as well as conference calls for January 31, 2007 and March 5, 2007.

Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium

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The Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium 2007 will be held in the Barony of Lyondemere, Kingdom of Caid, in the Crowne Plaza Hotel a few blocks from LAX airport. There was so much to do, we couldn't cram it all into one weekend. The dates are Thursday, June 14 through Sunday, June 17, 2007. The event cost is $30 per person until April 1, $35 April 2 through May 15, and $40 May 16 thereafter and at the door. The additional fee for the banquet is $25 until May 15, $30 thereafter (vegetarian selection available, let us know when you send in your reservation). Location:
Barony of Lyondemere (Los Angeles, California)

SCA heraldic history found in the West Kingdom

Hirsch reports that Minutes from the Proceedings of the College of Heralds/Arms meeting of February, AS IV (1970) have recently surfaced in the West Kingdom. He believes that the minutes are from the second heralds' meeting of the SCA.

Discussion list for SCA bards

The Yahoogroup SCA_songbook gives bards, bard wannabes and performance junkies a chance to share songs and ideas online.

Compleat Anachronist seeking youth-related articles

Tonwen ferch Gruffudd Aur, editor, of The Compleat Anachronist is looking for material "geared towards basic skills and projects that are suitable for kids, about 9-13 years."

Comments sought on SCA Board of Director nominees

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism is looking for input from the membership about current nominees for the Board.

Position Available - Society Chronicler

Jason Williams, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, has announced that the Board of Directors is now accepting applications for the position of Society Chronicler.

New Compleat Anachronist editor seeks submissions

Tonwen ferch Gruffudd Aur, (Rae Hadley), the newly-named editor for the Compleat Anachronist, is looking for writers, illustrators and reviewers for the publication.

New SCA Press Officer Appointed

The Vice President of Operations of the SCA, Inc, Mr. George L. Reed announced this week the selection of the next Press Officer for the SCA Inc.

Comments Requested - Proposed Addition to Corpora

Proof of membership has long been a requirement for sitting royalty, and a lapse in membership during a reign automatically resulted in termination. In order to bring officer requirements into line, the addition to Corpora of items I.D.2.a and I.D.2.b has been proposed:

Patrick Anderson named SCA president

Jason Williams (Duke John ap Gwyndaf), Chairman, SCA Inc. has announced that Patrick Anderson (Gabriel Andvaka Kjotrason) has been appointed to the position of President of the Society for Creative Anachronism Inc.

"The populace hath done spoken!"

Inspired by Asrune's post on a Celtic music forum, Lady Fionnghuala na Lamh-Bann, of the East Kingdom, set out to find "the most overplayed/ oversung songs that you hear CONSTANTLY around the SCA campfires", and surveyed the populace at large to find out which songs made the most people cringe in horror.

Reminder: Challenge to Mistress Siobhán ní hEodhusa

Unto all my friends known and unknown in the Knowne Worlde, it's January, and in May it will be a year since I challenged those in the Society to take on a new educational quest in honor of her or Mistress Halima de Lucha.