Welcome to the SCA - it's a lot of fun!
are looking for how to join in, here are some resources for
Society website has lots of information about what to do and how to do
http://www.sca.org/ Advice For Newcomers is
one of the links on the upper right - it includes things like how to develop a
persona, picking a name and device, making starter garb (clothing for your
persona), and an interactive map to help you figure out what
kingdom/barony/shire you're in, if you haven't already done
you know where you are in the known world, more specific advice can be
are links to all of the known world kingdom websites, as well, and the Midrealm
website has a calendar of events, with links to individual event pages, when
they are available.
are lots of events coming up this fall; this weekend, for
instance, Ravenslake is hosting the Middle Kingdom Academy of Defence, (MKAoD)
in Lake Villa. That's about 45 minutes north of
will see lots of stuff to do and watch. Ravenslake has a large gold key -
loaner garb - and we would be happy to garb you for the day, but I think you may
need to email our chatelaine, Baroness Keiley, in advance.
would like to point out that MKAoD as an event is considered a practice, not a
so that everybody can play, and people who are not yet authorized as safe on the
list field may try out the new stuff they have learned in the various
forward to meeting you, and hope it will be sooner, rather than
As I read it, I'm required to send an email to the mods to start posting
to the group discussion, etc.
Hear ya go. My name is Ron, new to the group
and to the SCA, hope to make everyone's acquaintance someday.
Aka - Miles Reynaud