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Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

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.

Time is Running Out for SCA Census

The SCA 2010 Census Committee reminds SCA members that December 1, 2010 is the deadline for filling out the SCA Census.

Revised edition of "Known World Handbook" available

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board, has announced that the 2010 edition of the Known World Handbook, a compendium of articles about many aspects of the historical and the current Middle Ages, is now available for purchase from the SCA Inc. Stock Clerk.

SCA Grand Council reports on social media policy and newsletters

Heather reports that the Grand Council, advisory board to the SCA Board of Directors has published its 3rd quarter report which deals with Social Media Policy and Newsletters.

Longtime SCA member pens romance novel set in SCA

Romance author Jamaica Layne (the pen name of journalist and playwright Jill Elaine Hughes, who is known in the SCA as "Lady Marissa de Courette") has written a contemporary romance novel set in the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Photographer E.F. Kitchen discusses the SCA for museum exhibit

Photographer and author E.F. Kitchen, who recently released Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages, has been chosen as the third artist to exhibit at the newly formed Central California Museum of Art. She spoke to reporter Joe Johnston of the San Luis Obispo Tribune.

Change in SCA email addresses announced

Tom Hughes, President,  SCA, Inc. and Franchesca Havas, CTO-PM, SCA, Inc., have announced changes to the Society's email system.

SCA Announce: Corpora Addition: Contributing Membership

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism is considering the addition of two new tiers of membership. Comments are requested.

SCA-101 - Virtual Resource Compendium

SCA-101 is a one-stop resource for all topics relevant to the SCA and modern re-enactment. This database of user-submitted articles and reading recommendations makes research a breeze.

Wanted: People who make their own armor

Photographer E.F. Kitchen wanted to find "people who make or collect their own armor." She found them in the SCA and documented their work in her book Suburban Knights. Claire O'Neill of NPR's The Picture Show has the story. (photos)

UC Riverside Libraries creates permanent SCA archival collection

The SCA is pleased to announce that the University of California Riverside Libraries will be opening a permanent Society for Creative Anachronism Special Collection and Archive in 2011.

SCA announces VIP Pass program

The SCA Inc. is offering a new VIP Pass program that encourages newcomers by waiving their first three non-member surcharge fees, via a VIP Pass obtainable from a renewing SCA member.

SCA Census 2010

There is a project that impacts future of the SCA in a very real way.  It is the SCA Census 2010 project.

Collage video introduces the SCA

Captain Porthos of Atenveldt sat down with a friend and put together a video that was meant to try and explain to their mundane friends, what it is that SCA folk do. Their video collage of still portraits is shared on YouTube.

Book examines SCA's medieval fantasy as a performing art

Michael A. Cramer's new book, Medieval Fantasy as Performance: The Society for Creative Anachronism and the Current Middle Ages, considers the organization as an improvisational art form that presents the Middle Ages in a pleasing and entertaining, if not always accurate, way.

Inspirational Equality -- An Tirians begin a movement to support same sex couples in Crown

A group of SCA folk in An Tir, led by Ariel de Courtenay and Master Eduardo Francesco Maria Lucrezia, are petitioning their Crown and the Board of Directors to allow same-sex couples to enter Crown Tournaments as contender and consort.

scacommunity.com launches new website

Christophor and Emily Wilson have spent the past six months coming up with the concept and direction of the newest website to bring the SCA community together.

SCA Community

I started this website to centralize a location for those in the SCA to interact, learn different trades and be able to buy and sell period goods online. Over the years I have found many different websites that I liked which had great SCA information. However, many disappeared over the years or I forgot the domain name.

Creating an SCA persona

SCA newcomers faced with creating a persona may want to visit Modar's Heraldry Page for information and links on how to build a usable SCA persona.

"Podcasting the Dream" now online

Colin Theriot, of the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, has created a podcast concentrating on the Society for Creative Anachronism and historical topics. The blog and podcast is entitled Podcasting the Dream.

SCA members create guild on World of Warcraft

Alastair Ronal Kester Aeyalweard has announced the creation of a guild on World of Warcraft for SCA folk who want to adventure together in cyberspace when they can't be together in person at events.

SCA BoD coming to Pittsburgh

The Society for Creative Anachronism offers so much - revelry and pageantry, honorable combat, delicious feasts, dancing, arts and sciences, and...a chance to conduct corporate business.

Photographer captures "glint of light off hand-made armor"

Venice, California photographer E.F. Kitchen has had her photos displayed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. Now she captures the "glint of light off hand-made armor" in her book Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages. Scott Timberg of the Los Angeles Times has a review.

SCA Fourth Quarter Meeting

The Society for Creative Anachronism offers so much - revelry and pageantry, honorable combat, delicious feasts, dancing, arts and sciences, and . . . . . a chance to conduct corporate business.

Tittivilus Strikes Again

Tournaments Illuminated Editor Mistress Doria Tecla reports that there is a correction to the Marc Drogin TI interview in the current issue of the publication.