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New film showcases SCA at Estrella War

Underachiever Films has just released Estrella XX (A Beautiful War), a feature-length documentary about the SCA. The documentary was filmed on location at Estrella XX, held in Atenveldt in February 2004.

Underachiever Films

Underachiever Films is the production company offering Estrella XX (A Beautiful War). The feature-length documentary was created as an introduction to the SCA and features 45 minutes of armoured combat footage as well as interviews with SCA folk.

New email discussion group focuses on Greek persona development

Feeling Hellenic today? A new email discussion list created by Kurios (Lord) Charismos of Lacedaemon is all about Greek (Hellenic) history and persona development.

Known World Heraldic Symposium 2005

Please allow us to extend the hospitality of the Outlands to heralds and scribes everywhere. Join us this July for the Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium.

Board request-for-comments on mock "coinage" prompts clarification letter

Meg Baron, President of the SCA, says one of her recent request-for-comments messages has generated some confusion. Accordingly, she has issued an update and clarification letter.

SCA Barbie and Ken

Just pull the string and hear them say "What time does fighting begin?" or "Stop looking at HER and pay attention to ME!" It's SCA Barbie & Ken!

Board seeks commentary on proposed policy change for youth combat

Meg Baron, SCA President, reports that the Board of Directors is seeking comments on a proposed Corpora change involving combat authorizations for minors.

Board of Directors seeks applicants for Executive Assistant post

The SCA Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for the position of Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors of the SCA Inc. This is a paid position requiring approximately 10-20 hours per week.

SCA President's Report for BoD meeting and conference call

Meg Baron, President of the SCA, Inc., has posted her President's Report for the most recent Board meeting and Board two recent conference calls.

Children, Parents, and the SCA

This week's Aoife's Links is all about kids and the SCA — how to dress them, how to have fun while parenting them in the SCA, what there is for them to do at events, how they can participate in your SCA life, and how to contact the children's officer nearest you.

The Guild of Withie and Woolmongers

The Guild of Withie and Woolmongers is dedicated to employing, learning and teaching textile arts as they were practiced prior to 1700. For the purpose of the guild, textile arts include but are not limited to spinning, natural dying, weaving, knitting, embroidery (as well as other forms of embellishment), and basketry.

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.