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The BEST OF Tournaments Illuminated

Nominations are now being accepted for The Best of Tournaments Illuminated, A special 68-page publication planned to be available for purchase in the fall of 2012.

Sixth Known World Bardic Congress and Cooks Collegium to occur in Kindgom of Outlands

Co-autocrats THL Jethro Stille and Mistress Catrin von Berlin have announced that the 2012 Known World Bardic Congress and Cooks Collegium will be April 20~23 in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

SCA armor standards change as of November 5

The Society Earl Marshal has announced revisions to the equipment standards for armoured combat in the SCA, effective November 5.

Marginalia: An "Invisible College" for Natural Philosophers of the Known World

Friar Galen of Ockham announces the formation of Marginalia: An "Invisible College" for Natural Philosophers of the Knowne World of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

SCA Legal Committee calls for volunteer legal professionals

The SCA Inc.'s Legal Committee is seeking new volunteers from the modern-world legal profession.

Release #2 of the SCA Census is available

The Census Committee of the Society for Creative Anachronism has announced the second release of data from the 2010 Census.

President's Report on October Board Meeting

Thomas Hughes, President of the SCA Inc., has released his report from the Board of Directors meeting held October 15. UPDATED VERSION

A letter from the Board of Directors

The SCA Board of Directors offers a letter commenting on the recent meeting and some plans for the future.

Optional Steps to Take to Discontinue Your Paper Newsletter

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the SCA Board of Directors, has issued a memo concerning members' option of discontinuing paper copies of their kingdom newsletters starting March 2012.

SCA issues press release concerning allegations against Mr. Fremon Seay

The SCA Media Relations Officer has issued an official statement concerning the recent police allegations that a man in the northwestern U.S. used simulated medieval weapons to abuse his daughter.

SCA Board Rules on Same Gender Couples in SCA Leadership

On Saturday, October 15, the seven members of the Board of the Society for Creative Anachronism met in Seattle for the open session day of their quarterly meeting. While many items of business were on the agenda, the topic of highest interest for many was the issue of same-gender couple leadership in the SCA.

SCA Board of Director's Meeting & Social

The Barony of Madrone would like to invite you to join us as we welcome our hard working SCA Board of Directors at an informal social gathering after the Saturday, October 15th meeting.

Diana Listmaker offers her opinion on same gender couples competing in Crown Tournaments

The first tournament that led to the founding of the Society for Creative Anachronism was organized by Diana L. Paxson, known in the Society as Diana Listmaker, in her backyard in Berkeley. From the perspective of one who was there at the start, and remembers the original goals of the organization, she has written an opinion letter and has kindly allowed SCAtoday.net to share it with our readers.

You asked!--Part II: Nuts and Bolts. Implementation answers from Inspirational Equality

The Inspirational Equality Advocacy group answers frequently asked questions about the implications and implementation of allowing same-gender couples in Royal Lists (part II of II).

You asked! Answers to the top 15 FAQs from Inspirational Equality

The Inspirational Equality advocacy group provides answers to some of the most common questions it has received about the proposed amendment to corpora to allow same-gender couples in Royal lists.

Same-Gender Couples March in An Tir List Processional

At Crown Tourney on Saturday, September 4, 2011, An Tirians once again took to the list field to fight for the cause of Inspirational Equality -- the right of all couples, regardless of gender, to enter Royal Lists in the SCA.

New Yahoo persona development discussion group created

Gise of the Kingdom of Atlantia reports that she has created a new Yahoo discussion group for SCA persona development. The group is open to all SCA participants.

Letter from the Chair of the Board of Directors

Leslie Vaughn, Chairman, Board of Directors, SCA, Inc., addresses a variety of topics covered at the recent BoD Meet 'n Greet at Pennsic XL.

Shire of Hadrian's Keep prepares for war (and lots of fun)

While some in the Shire of Hadrian's Keep (modernly found in Maine, USA) prepared for Pennsic, others took the fight closer to home. The newspaper Republican Journal discusses Orchard Wars III and SCA life on and off the battlefield.

Board of Directors announcement concerning electronic newsletters

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the SCA Inc. Board of Directors, has published an informational message about the new policy on electronic newsletters.

SCA Census 2010 results released

The Census Committee of the SCA has released the first results of the census taken in 2010. The results can be downloaded from the SCA.org website in various formats.

Change to Corpora - Introduction - Request for Comment

The Board of Directors would like to present the following changes to Corpora to allow for the upcoming e-newsletters.

SCA Memberships and Pennsic

The SCA Membership Office encourages members planning to attend Pennsic War XL to check their membership card expiration dates before arriving at the War.

Two newest knights of Drachenwald: Armand d'Alsace and Måns Knutsson Kotte

In the days before Whitsunday, AS 46, at Drachenwald's Double Wars, one of this kingdom's premier camping events, two noblemen from the lands of Nordmark (mka Sweden) were invested as members of the Order of Chivalry.

Announcement for the position of Society Marshal

Thomas W. Hughes, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Board of Directors is seeking applicants for the position of Society Marshal. 

Announcements for the position of Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations

Thomas W. Hughes, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Board of Directors is seeking applicants for the position of Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations.

"Pennsic War Stories" Wanted for TI

THL Cassandra Zoe Paganal, Tournaments Illuminated Guest Editor, is looking for "Pennsic War Stories" for the fourth quarter issue of the publication.

SCA Board of Directors Meeting

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism will meet July 9, 2011 in Milpitas, California. The meeting will be followed by a barbeque.

College of Arms seeks comments on new heraldry submission rules

Aryanhwy, of the Kingdom of Drachenwald, reports that the SCA College of Arms is seeking comments on revised rules for submission of heraldry.

July Board of Directors Meeting and Barbeque - Update

Leslie Luther-Fulton offers clarification on the July 9, 2011 Board of Directors Meeting and Barbeque.