Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-05-23 07:01
Bill Woodbury and Simon Rohrich, of the Tempe, Arizona area, are off to represent the United States in international competition. No, it's not the Olympics, but the Battle of Nations, the world championship of armored combat held in Poland. Mike Sakal of the East Valley Tribune has the story.
Submitted by master.phillip on Tue, 2012-05-22 15:31
Master Phillip the Pilgrim has updated his article on powering CPAP machines and other medical devices at Pennsic-style camping events with new content and pictures.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-05-09 18:53
Morgan reports that Mistress Eithni has created a new wiki for travel recommendations targeting the historically minded. The wiki includes travel tips, discussions, and a page for photos and videos.
Submitted by mlecin on Tue, 2012-05-08 06:40
Armored combatants from 12 countries have travelled to Poland to take part in the Battle of Nations competition.
Submitted by Ariel de Courtenay on Sat, 2012-05-05 07:15
Should entrants in Royal Lists be allowed to fight for a consort of the same gender? Going to the heart of one of the most visible and celebrated institutions in the Society, this question has proved to be a matter of great moment for members of the Society's governing body, as well as for the membership at large.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2012-05-01 16:38
Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, offers birthday contratulations to the membership of the SCA, which was founded on this date in 1966.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2012-05-01 10:57
Saito Takauji, Vice Chairman of the Grand Council, says the Council is actively seeking volunteers to serve. Applications for the term beginning in June 2012 must be received prior to May 15.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-04-27 16:02
We invite you to come join The Barony of Arn Hold as we welcome newcomers to an event geared toward learning about the SCA. Don't think this is JUST for newcomers! We are sure ANYONE from our newest member to the "old hats" can find something new to learn about the Society.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2012-04-24 09:29
The Board of Directors has published an open letter addressing questions and comments received recently, including at several Meet-and-Greet sessions held at major events.
Submitted by ursusofanglesey on Tue, 2012-04-10 19:18
Ursus of Anglesey has posted over 400 photos from Thursday at Gulf Wars.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-04-07 07:05
Baron Bjorn Hrafnsson, Artemisia Kingdom Archer General, reports that the SCA will sponsor a series of archery shoots open to all archers of the Known World.
Submitted by shava on Fri, 2012-04-06 11:45
Shava from Northshield has added 90 more video recordings of SCA bardic performances to her extensive YouTube channel, which now has over 500 videos. The performances include works from multiple kingdoms and many venues.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2012-04-02 16:10
The Member Services Office at SCA corporate headquarters announces the online availability of April 2012 kingdom newsletters.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-03-23 14:13
Mistress Carolyne de LaPointe and Master Julien de LaPointe have announced that the Kingdom of the East will hold a "fundraising auction to benefit the Society at large" at the upcoming Pennsic War. Donations are needed.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2012-03-22 11:37
Thomas W. Hughes, President of the SCA Inc., has announced that H & R Block, a major income tax preparation firm in the U.S., has agreed to make a donation to the SCA Inc. for each new customer who has the company prepare their tax return this year.
Submitted by merouda on Wed, 2012-03-21 16:17
In conjunction with the Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr's last annual winter event, Boar's Head, Dame Merouda Pendray ran an A&S contest that included a competition for written works. The judging is completed, the webzine online, and the winners announced.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2012-03-15 10:44
Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, has published the current list of nominees. Per standard policy, members of the populace are invited to comment on any nominee or to offer other names for consideration.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2012-03-15 08:41
The Board of Directors proposes the following changes to Corpora to establish the position of Recruitment and Retention Officer (formally known variously as Chatelaine, Hospitaller, and Gold Key Officers) as a Society Level Office with associated Great Officer positions at the kingdom level. The deadline for comments from the membership regarding this subject is no later than August 1, 2012.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-03-12 09:02
A February 2012 storyline of the online comic Least I could Do, by Ryan Sohmer and and Lar Desouza, deals with couple relationships - and the SCA. PG-13.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2012-03-06 07:40
The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Society Exchequer. This position reports to the SCA Corporate Treasurer.
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Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2012-03-05 18:00
Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, has announced that the Board will form a committee to consider establishing a fourth SCA peerage for Rapier and Cut-and-Thrust Combat.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2012-03-05 17:29
Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, posted an announcement frm the Society Publications Manager that the electronic newsletter facility is now online.
Submitted by Emeludt Hansler on Fri, 2012-03-02 11:59
This web site is a resourcs for ideas when running youth activities. Included are class handouts, SCA/Medieval themed coloring books, and links to web articles and otehr helpful resources. There is also a SCA coloring/activity book that teaches children about peerages in the SCA.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2012-02-24 09:58
Maistresse Alysia Gabrielle de Fougeres (mka Mazelle Attiya), the Society for Creative Anachronism's Corporate Treasurer, has announced that the Exchequer has resigned from office and will be replaced temporarily by his Emergency Deputy.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2012-02-15 15:22
The SCA Inc. has released an errata sheet, available for free download, for the fourth edition of the Known World Handbook.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2012-02-10 11:25
The Board of Directors would like to express its gratitude for the generosity of the good people of the SCA. We know many of you are holding fund-raisers and seeking ways to donate to the Society, thank you. We deeply appreciate all your efforts. We have had many e-mails, telephone calls and messages asking about donations. Here are some guidelines for donating or sending money to SCA Inc.
Submitted by Ariel de Courtenay on Wed, 2012-02-08 09:16
Ariel de Courtenay, from the Inspirational Equality consortium, offers her analysis of the Board's recent proposal for a change in Corpora related to same-gender couple in Royal Lists.
Submitted by Ariel de Courtenay on Tue, 2012-02-07 18:04
Baron Ursul and Baroness Colette of Caid’s Barony of Gyldenholt have made SCA history by inviting a same-gender couple to become their heirs (posted with kind permission of the author, Mistress Caitlin Christiana Wintour).
Submitted by ballyclogh on Mon, 2012-02-06 09:03
In an open letter, Clan Marshin Fayne challenges households, clans, and other non-official groups to offer assistance to the SCA's official branches in meeting the financial stipulations of the recently-announced legal settlement.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2012-02-05 14:18
The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. (SCA) has been operating under the burden of a massive and difficult legal battle that has critically drained resources and caused significant ongoing difficulties for the organization. In October 2011, the board of the SCA and its legal counsel were finally able to resolve this issue, but not without significant financial costs.