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Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

SCA logo artwork available online

Thanks to the efforts of THL Gregor MacDonald and Mistress Jessa d’Avondale, various sizes of the SCA logo are now on-line for use by SCA newsletters and websites.

Picnic after July 9, 2011 BoD meeting

Renee Signorotti and Theresa Anderson report that a picnic will follow the Society for Creative Anachronism Board of Directors meeting July 9, 2011 in Milpitas, California.

Tournaments Illuminated editor seeks articles

Riordan MacGregor, the new editor of Tournaments Illuminated, is seeking articles for the SCA's magazine.

Decadent Publishing discounting SCA-related novel in honor of Midrealm Crown Tournament

Decadent Publishing, which publishes the fictional SCA romance novel Tender is the Knight, is offering discounts on ebook and trade paperback editions of the novel from now through Memorial Day 2011 in honor of Midrealm Spring Crown Tournament, taking place at the Drawbridge Hotel in Erlanger, KY.

SCA Archivist seeks historical material

Baroness Jocosa d'Auxerre, Chronicler of the Kingdom of Meridies, reports that Society Archivist, Master Aldred von Lechsend aus Froschheim, is seeking historical material for inclusion in the Archive.

Soul Stealing helps you with event photography

Soul Stealing in the Current Middle Ages is a beginner's guide to photography at SCA events that is now available for Amazon's Kindle™ Reader.

SCA Member Services office acts to protect memberships for tornado-affected areas

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, has announced that the SCA's Member Services office will suspend memberships for residents of those affected by the recent tornadoes in the southern U.S., to protect those members from expired memberships during the crisis.

Trompe L'oeil (Trick of the Eye)

Trompe  L'oeil, or Trick of the Eye, is a textbook by Duke Sir Patrick Devilin of DarkWrath Keep on advanced SCA fighting techniques. Originally published in 1999, the book is in its second edition as of 2011 and is 230 pages long.

SCA Announces International Membership Rate Increase

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, has published an announcement of a membership fee increase approved by the Board recently.

Call for Applications - Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms

The SCA is seeking the next Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms.

SCA Grand Council wants you!

The Grand Council of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. is looking for a few good people to help deal with changes affecting the SCA in the modern world.

Sing along with "Serious Steel"

Longtime SCAdians know and love Leslie Fish's iconic SCA war song, Serious Steel. Now newer members can sing along to the song as posted on YouTube.

SCA Census Committee - Data Analysis Assistance Request

The SCA 2010 Census needs volunteers with experience in data analysis and descriptive statistics.

FAQ on E-Newsletters

The SCA Board of Directors have released a Frequently Asked Questions list regarding upcoming changes in kingdom newsletters.

The SCA as part of the gaming revolution

In an article for PRI radio program The Best of Our Knowledge, the SCA is included in a discussion of gaming as a worldwide phenonmenon. Tom Chatfield, the author of Fun Inc., Why Gaming Will Dominate the Twenty-First Century.

Clarification on newsletter publication

Countess Honor of Restormel, Chronicler for the Society for Creative Anachronism, offers a brief clarification regarding electronic vs paper newsletters.

SCA corporate announcement on newsletter production stipends

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, has posted an announcment about reimbursement to Kingdoms for newsletter production.

Come witness the business side of the Society

The Directors and Corporate Staff would like to extend a cordial invitation for all to attend the upcoming Board of Directors meeting, to be held on January 29, 2011.

Middle Ages lives in Wisconsin

The Middle Ages is alive and well in Wisconsin, at least according to Aubrey Ralph of Wisconsin Public Radio who recently visited a Northshield shire. The podcast is available in MP3 format.

SCA makes NPR's "50 Wonderful Things From 2010" list

On her NPR pop culture blog Monkey See, Linda Holmes relates the 50 Wonderful Things From 2010 she experienced including "The last 15 minutes of Lost" and a television episode involving the Society for Creative Anachronism.

SCA Board of Directors Meeting

The Directors and Corporate Staff would like to extend a cordial invitation for all to attend the upcoming Board of Directors meeting, to be held on January 29, 2011.

Corpora Update - Grammar, Spelling and Format Corrections

The Board of Directors of the SCA, Inc. has proposed changes correcting grammar and spelling to Corpora, By-Laws and Corporate Policies.

SCA Announce: No attachments in comments

Leslie Luther-Fulton, EA SCA, Inc., requests that those wishing to send comments to the Board of Directors should refrain from using attachments in email.

SCA Census 2010 Committee Needs a Few More Hands

Benjamin M. White, Chairman, SCA Census 2010 Committee, requests help with census data prep and statistical analysis.

SCA Volunteer Agreement Pulled for Rework

Dori Andrepont, Publications Manager for the Society for Creative Anachronism, reports that the SCA Volunteer Agreement has been pulled for a rework.

SCA Membership Fees to Increase

The SCA Board of Directors has announced changes to membership fees beginning January 1, 2011.

Some Assembly Required: SCA Gifts to Make and Give

Good Afternoon. Although it has been several years since I was last able to write a Links List, I am giving it a go one more time. Hopefully my system will remain safe and deadly bug-free this time around. I have missed my readers, and hope the feeling is mutual.

New Known World Handbook Table of Contents

A list of articles and their authors included in the 2010 edition of the Known World Handbook has been released. The new edition is available from the SCA Stock Clerk.

Review of the new Known World Handbook

Mistress Emma de Fetherstan, of the Kingdom of Ansteorra, offers a review of the new edition of the Known World Handbook, available through the SCA Stock Clerk.

Hrefna karsefni to blog hints for SCAdians

20-year SCA veteran Hrefna karsefni reports that she has created a blog to discuss helpful hints for SCAdians.