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Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

Lost or Stolen items from SCAdians

This website is designed to help locate lost or stolen SCA items. By logging on, you can have your items listed quickly (usually within 12 hours).

The site owner checks through the usual haunts of stolen items, and reports back to the original owners the moment they find a hit.

Chivalry in a Modern World

Is chivalry dead? CBS News reporter Steve Hartman thought it might be, so he sought out John Bridges, author of the book How to be a Gentleman.

Reenactor Fest: A Convention for the Ages

Reenactor Fest is a multi-era event that brings together living history enthusiasts from any time period, including Roman era through World War II and other modern conflicts. The event is held in January near Chicago, Illinois.

Chicago festival brings together reenactors from many eras

At a hotel in Arlington Heights, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, SCA members joined reenactors from other times from Roman to mid-20th century at Reenactor Fest: A Convention for the Ages. Chicago's Beacon News reporter Mike Dahaney has the story.

SCA 40th Birthday Celebration at Estrella War XXII

Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Estrella War XXII Internal Publicity Deputy, has announced that there will be a 40th birthday party for the SCA at this year's Estrella War.

President's Report of the January, 2006 Quarterly Meeting

This is the President's report of the actions taken at the SCA Inc.'s most recent Board of Directors meeting, held January 21, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia, in the Kingdom of Meridies.

Grand Counsel Report of the January 2006 Board of Directors Meeting

Master Aleksandr Vasilevych Lev of Northshield, Grand Council Secretary for the Board of Directors of the SCA, has posted a report from the Grand Council meeting which took place in January 2006.

Position Available: Society Exchequer

Linda Moore, President of the SCA, Inc., has announced that the Society is seeking candidates to fill the position of Society Exchequer.

True Thomas the Storyteller

This is the home page of a professional storyteller, known in the SCA as Lord Thomas Whitehart, who works Faires (museums, schools, etc.) and promotes Storytelling and the Bardic arts within the SCA.

Mission Statement Apology

Duke John ap Gwyndaf (Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA, Inc., has announced that the Mission Statement for the SCA release recently has been rescinded.

Chairman's Quarterly Letter to the Membership

Duke John ap Gwyndaf (aka Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA Inc., discusses the place of the Board of Directors in the SCA in his Quarterly Letter to the Membership.

Known World Bardic College & Cooks Collegium

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The 4th Bi-annual 'Known World Bardic College and Cooks Collegium' has been approved by Society and will be hosted by the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the October 6-9/2006 (Fri-Mon) long weekend in Acton, Ontario, Canada (a short 40 min ride form the Toronto Airport.

We will have 80 beds available, as well as full meal plans for the weekend, and day rates... (and are arranging good rates at local area hotels) Location:
Kingdom of Ealdormere (Acton, Ontario, Canada)

SCA Fortieth Year Celebration

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http://www.40yearcelebration.com/

From the event web site:

"Come ye one and all to the 40th Year Celebration of the Society for Creative Anachronism in the great Kingdom of An Tir! This glorious revel will take place in Randle, Washington from May 5th to 15th, 2006, sponsored by the Shire of Fire Mountain Keep and the Barony of Glymm Mere. Location:
Shire of Fire Mountain Keep and Barony of Glymm Mere, An Tir (Randle, Washington, USA)

Notice of Scheduled Outage: SCA.org Internet Servers to Undergo Upgrade

On Sunday, 15 January 2006, the sca.org Internet servers will be taken offline temporarily to perform a major system upgrade. Beginning at approximately 4:00 a.m. US Central Time (10:00 GMT), and continuing until approximately noon US Central Time (18:00 GMT), various services will be inaccessible.

SCA.org e-mail server issues

Jason Williams, Chairman of the SCA, Inc., describes the SCA's recent email server problems and what is being done to correct them.

Chivalry's renaissance: Society for Creative Anachronism puts emphasis on creative anachronism

An article in the Pahrump Valley Times describes the SCA and the recent Festival of the Rose.

2006 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium

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The Known World's Youngest Kingdom invites heralds, scribes, scholars, and those who want to learn to the 2006 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium. Come to the verdant River Valley to celebrate the heraldic and scribal arts and the revival of the New Orleans area.

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2006 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium
Hosted by the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann Location:
Kingdom of Gleann Abhann (Metarie, Louisiana)

Midrealm Retired Regalia Item Auction

The Not-So-Silent Silent Auction: Join the Midrealm Ministers of Regalia, Contessa Tamara di Firenze and Master Matthew Christopher of Bristol, for an auction of decommissioned Kingdom regalia items. Proceeds will be used to purchase new regalia and maintain current items.

The Auction will be held from 1:00 to 3:00. Master Matthew Christopher and a cavalcade of various and sundry performers will be making merry in the truest Twelfth Night tradition at the auction area: come prepared to be amused and amazed, as you place your bids to become the proud owners of pieces of Midrealm History.

Darter the Chronicler's SCA Photo Albums

Darter the Chronicler has thousands of images online from SCA events and activities, and more are frequently added.

Darter writes:

If you want to comment on a photo or a gallery please do so. In fact, I encourage it, especially if you know who is in the photo or what is happening in a photo. I do ask that people remain civil and to NOT post any derogatory comments. I will just delete those.

President's Report of the December 6, 2005 Conference Call

Linda Moore, President of the SCA, Inc., has released the report from the latest Board of Directors meeting which took place by conference call December 6, 2005.

SwordMaiden.com: 2005 Updates

SwordMaiden.com is a web site devoted to helping female warriors from all kingdoms to achieve their best possible proficiency. These are the new articles from 2005.

Technical bulletin: SCA internet name server moving

The Society for Creative Anachronism is in the process of moving its Internet name server onto a new computer. This procedure, which commenced early this morning, may cause intermittent problems with web and email access to any address containing "sca.org" or its subdomains (e.g., "equestrian.sca.org") during the next few days as the change propagates out across the Internet.

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for December 2005

THLord Stefan li Rous has announced updates to Stefan's Florilegium for December 2005.

SCA Memberships to Resume in Hurricane-Affected Areas

Linda S. Moore, President, SCA Inc., requests that SCA members living in areas affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita contact the corporate office with information regarding their locations.

Known World Rattan Symposium 2005 (The DVD)

Lord Siridean (Sheridon Glenn) has announced the production of a DVD from the 2005 Known World Rattan Symposium which took place in the Kingdom of Calontir. The DVD is available for purchase in limited quantities.

New film made by SCA members in the West Kingdom

A recently-completed horror film, Waning Solstice, features a number of SCAdians from the West Kingdom.

Marla Lecin appointed SCA Webmaster

Scott Courtney, Chief Technical Officer of the Society for Creative Anachronism Inc., announces the appointment of Marla Lecin, known in the SCA as Mistress Jessa d'Avondale, to the position of Webmaster.

Position Announcement: Society Exchequer

The SCA is looking for candidates to fill the position of Society Exchequer. Applications are due by March 1, 2006.

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for November 2005

THL Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for November 2005.

Society Seneschal releases new policy on hunting activities at SCA events

George Reed, Society Seneschal, has released a new policy, and implementation guidelines, for hunting activities at SCA events.