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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.

Hello Fron Lord Sergio Dello Scudo Bianco

Hello, Greetings, to all you greying individuals who might remember me, and whose meories a failing enough to remember me fairly. I Lord Sergio Dello Scudo Bianco, originally from Troll Fen (and now back in that area) bid you a great hello and good tidings. If anyone should like to conatct me magically. I can be found at ScudoB@aol.com. I wish to say hi to all who know me from Westrn Seas to Antenvedlt, Ansteorra, Meridies, Trimaris and beyond.

Story behind "Tournaments Illuminated" cover art

A discussion of the cover art of the Fall 2006 issue of Tournaments Illuminated, the quarterly publication of the Society for Creative Anachronism, led to an explanation by the artist, Sean P. Clancy.

Education Commisioner Rules Sword Okay in Yearbook Photo

Paul Pontarelli, a hearing officer for the Rhode Island state school commission, says that a local high school must allow a sword-wielding photo of SCA member Patrick Agin to be published.

SCA promotional video available online

Gregor Von Leipzig has announced the production of a free demo video designed to promote the SCA in an educational context.

Passing of Count Sir Caradoc

Linda-Muirreal von Katzenbrasse announced the death of Count Sir Cardoc ap Cador of the West Kingdom on January 1, 2007.

Brawny Academy Trains Renaissance Men

Brawny men joust on tricycles over a mud pit for the sake of a lady fair, and later learn to dance in Episode 4 of the Brawny Academy, an on-line series of videos promoting the Brawny brand of paper towels.

SwordMaiden.com: 2006 Update

SwordMaiden.com is a web site devoted to helping female warriors from all kingdoms to achieve their best possible proficiency. Here is a list of all major updates from 2006.

SCA equestrain website updated

Donwenna La Mareschale has announced that Society Equestrian Officer, Mistress Yaasamiinaan, has updated the equestrian website and is seeking to link the individual kingdom sites to the updated version.

President's Report of the December 2006 Board Conference Calls

Patrick Anderson, Interim President of the SCA Inc., has published his report from the two most recent conference call meetings of the SCA Board of Directors.

SCA appoints interim Society Chirurgeon

Viscountess Kaellyn macDermott (mka Kim McAuley) has been appointed interim Society Chirurgeon until January, following the resignation of Dame Eleanor Isabeau du Coeur (mka Dr. Beth Hart-Carlock) due to health reasons.

Photos from the Known World Costuming Symposium Online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, shares her memories and photos of the recent Known World Costuming Symposium which was held recently in the Barony of Jararvellir (Madison, Wisconsin).

KWCS Proceedings Available

Did you miss out on attending the Knowne World Costuming Symposium and now are sad that you didn't get a chance to take all those lovely classes? Never fear! The Proceedings are now available for purchase!

Burglary at the SCA Corporate offices

During the recent holiday weekend, the SCA corporate office in Milpitas, California, was burglarized. Aaron Swiftrunner, Society Seneschal (mka George Reed, Vice President of Operations) has released a detailed report on the incident.

A Freshman at Bardic College

SCAtoday.net reporter and bard Ursula the Widow recently attended the Known World Bardic Congress and Cooks' Collegium in the Kingdom of Ealdormere, her first large bardic event. She shares her experiences in a special report.

Frugal SCAdians

Sharon Gordon has announced that a new discussion list for those who would like to economize on their SCA expenditures has been created. The SCACreativeFrugality list is open to anyone interesting in saving a few pence and sharing their tips.

Florida SCAdian Launches Thunder's Keep

An SCA member from Florida has recently launched a website dedicated to a discussion of subjects of interest to other members of the Society.

Position Available: Press Officer of the SCA, Inc

The Vice President of Operations is currently accepting applications for the position of Press Officer of the SCA Inc. This is an unpaid position requiring approximately 10-15 hours per week.

President's Report of the October 2006 Board Meeting

Interim SCA, Inc. President Patrick Anderson has published a President's Report from the October SCA Board of Directors Meeting held in Memphis, Tennessee.

SCA Encouraged to Join ALHFAM

At the recent SCA Board of Directors meeting, it was suggested that the SCA become a member of the Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums. ALHFAM is an organization "that serves those involved in living historical farms, agricultural museums and outdoor museums of history and folklore."

SCA Evil Plan Generator

Are you a true evil genius but just unable to articulate your evil plans for the Known World? Well... the Evil Plan Generator can help!

October Board Nominee List

Duke John ap Gwyndaf (Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA, Inc., has announced the list of nominees for the SCA Board of Directors and solicits comments.

Lochac to Keep Non-Contact Fighter Category

Lochac will keep its non-contact fighters with some adjustments under a new agreement reached between Society Earl Marshal (SEM) Duke Hrothgar Monomakh and Lochac Kingdom Earl Marshal (KEM) Sir Gregory of Loch Swan.

Fiat Lux campaign urges SCA to reinstate non-contact combat roles

In Lochac, a web-based public action campaign has been launched to preserve non-contact combatant in the SCA, after a new edition of the SCA Marshal's Handbook began requiring standard heavy-combat armour for siege crews and combat archers society-wide.

Camera Lucida

A combination of blog and aggregator site run by Ze'ev ben 'Arye, a SCAdian musician.

New Position: Liaison for International Affairs

Jason WIlliams, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the SCA, Inc., has announced that the Society is seeking to fill the position of Liaison for International Affairs.

Regarding the Society Chirurgeon's office

In response to some questions and concerns that have been raised, the Board of Directors and the Society Chirurgeon wish to state that the announcement for the replacement position of the Society Chirurgeon is in no way related to the events of this year's Pennsic.

SCA Board of Directors Meeting

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Strong honorable knights locked in armored combat. Beautiful ladies in soft flowing gowns. Amazing craftwork. Delicious feasts. The very best of the Middle Ages. At least that's what you thought.....

The Barony of Grey Niche invites you to attend the Third Quarter Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.

Saturday, October 21, 2006 beginning at 9:00 AM. Location:
Barony of Grey Niche (Memphis, Tennessee)