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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

description:
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)

Position Available: Society Chirurgeon

The SCA's Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for the position of Society Chirurgeon. This is an unpaid position requiring approximately 5 -15 hours per week.

Position Available: Society Equestrian Marshal

The Marshal of the Society is currently accepting applications for the position of Society Equestrian Marshal. This is an unpaid deputy position, reporting to the Marshal of the Society, requiring approximately 10 hours per week.

Site Created for Vintage SCA Photos

Folo Watkins has created a Flickr website to post vintage SCA photos (pre-1986). Those with photos from this era are invited to contribute.

New Society Marshal's Handbook Online

A new, downloadable version of the Society Marshal's Handbook is now available on the SCA, Inc. website.

William Blackfox Award Winners Announced

SCA Society Chronicler Mistress Nicolaa de Bracton announced the winners of the William Blackfox Awards for excellence in newsletter publication at Pennsic 35.

Teachers Sought for Known World Costume Symposium

Baroness Eithni ingen Talorgain is looking for instructors for the upcoming Known World Costuming Symposium which takes place November 26, 2006 in the Barony of Jararvellir (Madison, Wisconsin).

SCA on-line encyclopedia boasts 3,593 articles

Cunnan, a Wiki-style encyclopedia, now has almost 3600 articles available and more are added daily. First put on-line in 2003, Cunnan offers "information for re-enactors of the Middle Ages and Renaissance with a heavy slant towards members of the SCA."

Proposed Change to Corpora Regarding Administrative Suspension of Participation

Patrick Anderson, Interim President, SCA Inc., is seeking comments regarding a proposed amendment of Corpora dealing with the Administrative Suspension of Membership.

Known World Costuming Symposium

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The Kingdom of Northshield and the Barony of Jararvellir are proud to host the 2006 Knowne World Costuming Symposium in Madison, Wisconsin.

Site:
Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, Wisconsin
http://www.edgewood.edu

Hours:
Friday 4:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-1:00pm

http://www.students.uwosh.edu/~thens25/kwcostuming06/ Location:
Barony of Jararvellir (Madison, Wisconsin)

Darwin Awards Author at Pennsic

Wendy Northcutt, author of the Darwin Award books, attended Pennsic 35 and collected a few SCA stories for future volumes.

Antarctica Officially Part of Lochac

According to the official SCA geography page, "parts of Antarctica" are now officially part of the Kingdom of Lochac.

Pennsic 35 Chirurgeon Activities

Jason Williams, Chairman, SCA Inc., has published this official announcement concerning Chirurgeonate activities at Pennsic 35.