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Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

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.

President's Report of the Fourth Quarter 2005 SCA Board of Directors Meeting

SCA Inc. President Linda Moore has released her report from the October 22 meeting of the Board of Directors.

Blackfox Award Winners for AS 39 announced

The Blackfox Award Winners for AS 39 have been added to the Chronicler's web page on the SCA web site. The Blackfox Awards, given yearly, recognize excellence in newsletters at the principality, baronial, and local levels.

Fall 2005 SCA Board of Directors Meeting

The Barony of Delftwood is proud to host the Fall 2005 SCA Board of Directors Meeting on October 22, 2005. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM.

Why Do People Love the SCA So Much?

In an article for the Renaissance Store (Chivalry Sports), Mistress Ælfled of Duckford (Sandra Dodd) discusses "What Makes Normally Sane Adults Love the SCA So Much?"

Persona Research Forum

This forum is for persona reearch and a few other things.

SCA extends memberships for many Katrina-affected members

For those in the areas where the U.S. Postal Service has suspended mail delivery, the SCA will place memberships temporarily into hiatus so that members are not paying for newsletters that are not able to be delivered.

SCA official Katrina disaster response page

This page is on the official sca.org web site, and outlines the Society's official response to the disaster and policies for local groups and kingdoms to follow.

SCA-Elders: Discussion List for SCAdians Over 40

A new discussion list has formed to help SCA members deal with issues facing those over the age of forty.

"SCA_Adopt" Created to Aid with Adoption Issues

Sveva Lucciola reports that a new discussion group has been created to help SCA members deal with adoption issues.

Stefan's Florilegium Update for September 2005

THLord Stefan li Rous has posted the latest additions to Stefan's Florilegium for September 2005. He also lists websites for Hurricane Katrina relief.