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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.

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.