Society for Creative Anachronism - SCA

 

                       

   

Society for Creative Anachronism

Society for Creative Anachronism - SCA

Society for Creative Anachronism

The Society for Creative Anachronism is a group of good-spirited people interested in Medieval arts, skills and lifestyle. Dressing up in appropriate garb, they partake of feasts, tournaments, artistic competitions, crafts, revelry and dance. If you enjoy Renaissance Faires and Festivals, there is a good chance you will like the people and lifestyle of this friendly society. 

It's kingdoms cover the whole world, so wherever you live you are in one of those kingdoms. Each kingdom is divided into baronies and other groups, with lords and ladies presiding over them. At the top are the king and queen who preside over their realm -- then in due time they bestow their crown upon another. Some kingdoms have activities going on virtually every week of the year.

One of the best parts of all this is that you do not have to be a member to take part in the many events that are held. So people who are curious to see what it is all about can go to an event -- or three or four -- and see if they like the people there and the kinds of things that are going on. To receive the various offices and honors one needs to be a member, but by then you would have joined anyway to keep up on everything that is going on.

If you are curious to know a little more about all this, you can tap into a lot of good information here. To see what activities are going on now and in the coming weeks, find the kingdom for your area in the list below. Then click on its name and you will see the local website that has all the events and some of the people in your part of the world. Dabble a little or a lot, as the spirit moves you.

 

Lochac   (see map)

Australia and New Zealand; parts of Antarctica

 

An Tir   (see map)

USA: Oregon, Washington, the northern tip of Idaho
CANADA: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories.

 

The West Kingdom

USA: Northern California, Nevada and Alaska;
ASIA: Japan, Korea and Pacific Rim

 

Caid

USA: Southern California, Greater Las Vegas Area, and Hawaii

 

Artemisia

USA: Montana, southern Idaho, most of Utah, and western Colorado and Wyoming

 

Atenveldt   (see map)

USA: Arizona

 

Outlands   (see map)

USA: New Mexico, most of Colorado, parts of Nebraska; Cheyenne, Wyoming, and El Paso & Hudspeth counties in Texas.

 

Northshield   (see map)

USA: North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
CANADA: Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario.

 

Calontir   (see map)

USA: Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Northern Arkansas.

 

Ansteorra   (see map)

USA: Oklahoma, most of Texas.

 

Ealdormere

CANADA: Ontario (except for Essex County, and Northwestern Ontario around Thunder Bay.)

 

Middle   (see map)

USA: Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Scott County in Iowa, Kentucky (except the southwest counties).
CANADA: Essex County and Windsor in Ontario.

 

Gleann Abhann

USA: Mississippi, Louisiana, most of Arkansas, and Memphis, Tennessee

 

Meridies

USA: Alabama, almost all of Georgia, a bit of the panhandle of Florida, most of Tennessee, and parts of southern Kentucky (Allen, Barren, Calloway, Logan, Simpson, and Warren counties).

 

Trimaris   (see map)

USA: Majority of Florida; lays claim to Panama.

 

Ęthelmearc

USA: central/western Pennsylvania, western New York, and West Virginia.

 

Atlantia   (see map)

USA: Maryland, District of Columbia, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Augusta, Georgia.

 

East

USA: eastern Pennsylvania, eastern New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine.
CANADA: Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland.

 

Drachenwald

Europe, Africa, Middle East  

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