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Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

Commentary on the Midrealm's Chivalric Oath of Fealty

Several years ago, Baron Ephraim ben Shlomo, KSCA, of the Barony of Cleftlands in the Middle Kingdom, authored an extensive article discussing the SCA Knight's Chivalric Oath of Fealty and how the oath governs the individual's behavior in the SCA.

Pennsic Featured in Broad Street Review

Kristen Eaton has written a column on Pennsic for the mundane arts and culture site Broad Street Review.  "To me," she writes, "[Pennsic is] a cross between a university history department, a theater, a really great pub, and a really bad frat party."

Diana Listmaker's "Ten Commandments of the SCA"

In 1972, Mistress Diana Listmaker authored the "Ten Commandments of the SCA" for the Known World Handbook. The instructive, anotated list is available online in PDF format.

SCA Announce: SCA Subsidiary class added at Pennsic

SCA President Sean o’Shaughnessy (Tom Hughes) reports that an additional session of the SCA Corporate Subsidiaries class has been added to the Pennsic 39 University schedule.

Help Wanted - Tournaments Illuminated Editor and Art Director

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the positions of Tournaments Illuminated Editor and Art Director. The current officer steps down in April, 2011, and in order to ensure a smooth transition, applications for the positions are being accepted now for training to begin in January, 2011.

Change to SCA Webminister Chain of Command

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. has announced a change in the Webminister chain of command.

New marking convention for minors in armored combat with adults

Sir Tristen Sexwulf, Earl Marshal of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, reports on new conventions for marking minor involved in armored combat with adults.

Kingdom Exchequers invited to subsidiaries class at Pennsic War 39

Tom Hughes, President of the SCA Inc., is offering a class for Kingdom Exchequers at the upcoming Pennsic War about the new SCA corporate subsidiaries.

SCA Board announces new officer placements

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, has announced several changes-of-office at the corporate level of the SCA Inc.

Meet the SCA, Inc. BoD at Pennsic XXXIX

Pennsic attendees will have the opportunity to meet the Society for Creative Anachronism's Board of Directors at the upcoming War at a Town Hall Meeting.

"Bright Ideas" for SCAdians

In 1991, SCA author Sandra Dodd produced the book Bright Ideas and True Confessions: How and What to Do and Why, a sourcebook for all manner of topics SCAdian. The book is no longer in print, but Dodd has made it available online.

SCA Inc.: Webminister Job Description Revision

Thomas W. Hughes, Interim President for the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced a change in the job description for the Society Webminister.

Tournaments Illuminated seeks metal-working articles

Tournaments Illuminated Editor, Mistress Doria Tecla, is requesting submission of articles dealing with the field of metal working for the Fourth Quarter (2010) issue of the publication.

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NMS to increase to US$5 effective July 1, 2010

A recent decision by the Board of Directors of the SCA, Inc. will increase the Non-Member Surcharge, the additional charge paid by adult non-SCA members at local events, to US$5. The change will take effect July 1, 2010.

July 2010 Quarterly Meeting Announcement

Leslie Luther-Fulton reports that the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism will hold its Third Quarter Meeting on July 17, 2010 in Indianapolis IN.

Topic suggestions for Renaissance Magazine stories sought

Tamara Nicolai, a freelance writer who contributes an ongoing column about the SCA to Renaissance Magazine, is asking SCA members for suggestions of topics for upcoming columns.

Escaping to the geek world of the SCA

In a recent blog, The Gauntlet explores the motives behind geeks and nerds, especially those in the Society for Creative Anachronism, who choose to "escape" from society to an ideal world.

Stefan's Florilegium updates for May 2010

THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for May 2010.

Deadline Pending for Society Exchequer Applications

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Society Exchequer.

New Society Chirurgeon chosen by the Board

Denise Leeson-Provost, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced thatAngelia Myers (Aingeal Mac an Ghabhann) has been appointed as the SCA's new Society Chirurgeon.

Job Opening - Project Resource Coordinator

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Project Resource Coordinator.

Job Opening: Society Minister of Arts and Sciences

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Society Minister of Arts and Sciences (MOAS). The current Society MOAS steps down in October, 2010. In order to ensure a smooth transition, applications for the position of Society MOAS are now being accepted.

Author looks at fantasy and role-playing underground

Author Ethan Gilsdorf has produced a new book entitled Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks: An Epic Quest for Reality Among Role Players, Online Gamers, and Other Dwellers of Imaginary Realms, which looks at the role-playing and fantasy culture, including the SCA. (video)

Gift subscriptions to CA and TI

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the SCA Inc. Board of Directors, has published a reminder about subscriptions to several of the SCA's informational publications.

SCA Inc. second quarter 2010 Board meeting

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board, offers a reminder about this weekend's quarterly Board meeting.

Grand Council seeks applicants

Katrionna MacLochlainn (Lori Campbell), of the Society for Creative Anachronism's Grand Council Nominations Committee, has announced that nominations for membership on the committee are being accepted.

Bellatrix Fighting School

Duke Paul of Bellatrix, modernly known as Paul Porter, has long been regarded as one of the foremost authorities on SCA-style armoured combat. In addition to the in-person training he has provided to many fighters over the years, His Grace has created an extensive web site offering detailed instructions on his trademark fighting style.

Alpha Officium -- An online mint and SCA Moneyer resource

"If you need a reign coin, site token, or mercenary pay coin-we have it here." After 25 years of Moneyers Guild work throughout the SCA, Master Emmerich of Vakkerfjell, OL, OP, has opened the internet doors on his very own online "Mint." For those that need a coin from almost any period, for almost any event-he suggests, "pay a visit."

Society Chirurgeon, Exchequer, and Board deadlocked over healthcare reform

At the organization's capital in Milpitas, California (USA), several corporate-level officers of the Society for Creative Anachronism and members of its Board of Directors are in a heated debate about healthcare reform, and tempers are flaring on all sides.