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Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

Special Deputy for Family and Youth Programs

Thomas Hughes, President of the SCA Inc., announces the transition of the office of Society Children's Officer Coordinator to that of Special Deputy [to the Society Seneschal] for Family and Youth Programs.

SCA 50 Year Anniversary

Mistress Alys Graye of the West Kingdom requests input from the Known World regarding a West Kingdom bid for an event celebrating the 50 year anniversary of the SCA.

New Society officers named

Leslie Vaughn, Chairman, Board of Directors, SCA, Inc., reports that there will be several changeovers in Society offices early in 2012.

SCA corporate announcement on newsletter subscription rates

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, has published an announcement on behalf of the Board concerning subscription rates for kingdom newsletters.

SCA Classifieds

Born of a need by the owner to sell used gear of his own, SCA Classifieds is a site for SCA members to buy, sell, trade, giveaway and ask for SCA-related stuff, and there is no charge to list items for sale.

SCA Classifieds unveiled

William Castille reports that he has created a website for SCA members who want to buy or sell SCA gear.

E-Newsletters: FAQs Updated and Optional Steps to Take to Discontinue Your Paper Newsletter

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism offers information, and  has created a FAQ to address questions about electronic issues of kingdom newsletters.

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.