SCA

Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

Sir Blackhand

Sir Blackhand prints the SCA Kingdoms' devices on window stickers. Each Kingdom and a generic SCA sticker are available, as is the "Take Courage" tennis ball crossbow for use in SCA combat archery as done in the Kingdom of An Tir.

Hunt Guild

The Hunt Guild was chartered by Their Majesties of An Tir, but membership is open to anyone world-wide with an interest in period hunting, fishing, and falconry.

Statistical Breakdown of SCA Groups in the Known World

Jehan l'Utile de Bretagne, Seneschal, Shire of Drachentor in the Kingdom of Atlantia, recently tabulated an unofficial breakdown of SCA groups in the Known World.

Tournaments Illuminated Seeks Content for 40th Anniversary Issue

Sheik Omar Mohammud Mirzazadeh, Editor of Tournaments Illuminated, is currently accepting articles for a special 40th anniversary issue of the magazine.

New email list helps SCAdians "recycle" unwanted items

Do you have something you don't want or need any more, and would like to give free to another medievalist as an alternative to throwing it away? This new YahooGroups list can help.

Known World Players to Present Macbeth

The Known World Players will are seeking actors and volunteers for a presentation of Macbeth at next year's Pennsic War.

Knit for Charity

Several SCA kingdoms are participating in a project to knit or crochet bandages for people suffering from leprosy.

Position Announcement: Copyright Deputy to the Society Chronicler

Meg Baron, President of the SCA, Inc., reports that the Society is seeking applicants for the position of Society Copyright Deputy.

Position Announcement: Laurel Sovereign of Arms

Meg Baron, President of the SCA, Inc., has announced that the Society is seeking applicants to be the next Laurel Sovereign of Arms, the most senior heraldic officer in the organization.

Medieval Clothing & Textiles Journal to Include Research by SCA Members

Medieval costume expert Robin Netherton has announced a new academic journal, Medieval Clothing & Textiles, which will include articles by SCA members.

Countess Alys Katharine appointed as new Society Chatelaine

The Society Seneschal, Master Aaron faheud Swiftrunner of the Stone Keep announced this evening that the Board of Directors has appointed Countess Alys Katharine of the Middle Kingdom to the position of Society Chatelaine for the standard three year term, commencing 2004-12-01.

William Blackfox Award Winners Announced

Mistress Nicolaa de Bracton, Society Chronicler, has announced the A.S. 38 William Blackfox Award winners. The Blackfox Awards are given for excellence in chronicling.

Knights Next Door

The Knights Next Door: Everyday People Living Middle Ages Dreams, by Patrick O'Donnell gives an inside look at the people and events of the Current Middle Ages.

No Fortieth Anniversary event, says the Board of Directors

Linda Moore, Chairman of the SCA's Board of Directors, says that there will be no official SCA-wide Fortieth Anniversary event, due to lack of hosting bids.

SCAdian Pet Discussion List Formed

Berengaria has announced a new discussion group for SCA members who like to talk about their pets.

Board of Directors Comments on Outlands Crown Tourney Investigation

An investigation's results have led the BoD to comment publicly on the invalidation of the recent Outlands Crown Tourney. Duke Tomüki, victor in that tournament, has been suspended from martial activities and censured by the Board.

SCA President Reports on Recent Board Meetings

Meg Baron, President of the SCA, has issued her summations from the recent in-person Board meeting and from the previous month's conference calls.

Board of Directors Requests Comments on By-Laws Change

The SCA Board of Directors is seeking public comments concerning a proposed change to the by-laws governing terms of service for Board members.

Gleann Abhann

Gleann Abhann is located in the southern central United States, primarily in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and extreme western Tennessee.

Heraldic Publications Available from SCA Marketplace

SCA President Meg Baron has announced that all of the SCA Heraldic publications are now available through the SCA Marketplace.

Ansteorra to Host BoD Meeting

The Barony of the Steppes is proud to host the Board of Directors meeting on Saturday, October 23, 2004 c.e. 9:00am, at the Crown Plaza Hotel.

SCABusiness.com

SCAbusiness.com is designed to link SCAdians offering to sell, or barter, modern-world or period skills, with those seeking to purchase such services.

SCA Business web site connects buyers and sellers of period and modern services

Sir Colin MacLear is creating a web site designed to link SCAdians offering to sell or barter period or modern services with other SCAdians who are seeking those services. The site is scheduled to be online in October 2004.

SCA.org "Information for Newcomers" Page

The SCA's official web site offers a great deal of information for newcomers, including Forward Into the Past, a guidebook for getting started.

SCANewcomers E-mail Discussion List

The SCANewcomers list is a Yahoo group devoted to helping those who have just recently become involved with the SCA, or who are interested in doing so.

Northshield

Northshield includes northwestern Ontario, Manitoba, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and the western half of the upper peninsula of Michigan.

Trimaris

The Kingdom of Trimaris includes most of Florida plus all of Panama and Antarctica.

Outlands

The Kingdom of Outlands includes New Mexico, most of Colorado, parts of Wyoming and Nebraska, and El Paso and Hudspeth counties of Texas.

Meridies

The Kingdom of Meridies includes Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, most of Arkansas, Tennessee, almost all of Georgia, a bit of the panhandle of Florida, and small portions of both Kentucky and Virginia.

East

The Kingdom of the East includes eastern Pennsylvania, eastern New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine in the United States, and Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland in Canada.