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Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

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.

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)