Recent Announcements

  • Calling the Southern Region! Fill Out This Survey Today! (5/15/2024) - Attention to the Southern Region of Ansteorra! The Crown of Ansteorra requests your input related to the idea of splitting Southern Region into two geographic regions.
  • We Want Your Input – Methods for Crown Tournament Format (5/2/2024) - Their Majesties Ansteorra are conducting a populace survey on "Methods for Crown Tournament Format"! We ask that everyone in the populace take a few minutes to read their words and then fill out the survey.
  • Proposal for Changes to the Duties of the Minister of Arts and Sciences (4/24/2024) - Their Majesties request input from the populace on proposed changes to Kingdom Law regarding the duties of the Ansteorra Minister of Arts and Sciences. All commentary must be sent to trm@crown.ansteorra.org by May 7th 2024.
  • Proposal for Changes to the Recurring Events (4/24/2024) - Their Majesties request input from the Populace on proposed changes to Kingdom Law related to recurring artisan-focused Kingdom Events. All commentary must be sent to trm@crown.ansteorra.org by May 7th 2024.
  • Crown Tournament – Format and Requirements (4/24/2024) - Pray heed! Their Majesties's are announcing the format and requirements for Summer 2024 Crown Tournament.
  • Proposal for Changes to the Kingdom Event Calendar (4/15/2024) - Their Majesties seek feedback from the populace of Ansteorra regarding a proposed change to the Kingdom Event Calendar. Read the proposal here and send commentary to trm@crown.ansteorra.org by April 29th 2024.
  • Proposal for Changes to the Award Constitutions of All Grant Orders (4/15/2024) - Their Majesties seek feedback from the populace of Ansteorra! Read the proposal of changes here, and send feedback to trm@crown.ansteorra.org by April 29th 2024.
  • NEW Ansteorra Web Handbook, Demystifying the Webministry, and Tools to Make the Webmin Job Easier — All Available Today! (2/19/2024) - New Resources Available Today! Webministers, Seneschal, SMOs, Chroniclers, and Officers of all kinds, please take a moment to see what our Kingdom Webminister has published for you!
  • Words from Her Majesty Nicollet: Proxies, Awards, Emails (1/10/2024) - Read Her Majesty's words of guidance for sending emails to the Sovereign, submitting award recommendations, and polling orders/proxies.
  • Virtual Round Table January 2024 – Volunteers Needed! (1/8/2024) - Ansteorra needs volunteers to be Hosts for virtual meeting rooms for Round Table on January 20, 2024. Check the Schedule and sign up to be a host Today!
  • Updates to Kingdom Law (12/22/2023) - The following are updates to Ansteorra Kingdom Law that were recently read into Court in Ansteorra.
  • Calling for Virtual Hosts for Round Table – July 2023 (7/4/2023) - Ansteorra needs volunteers to be Hosts for virtual meeting rooms for Round Table on July 15th, 2023. Check the Schedule and sign up to be a host Today!
  • Wiki Upgrades In Progress – 6/22/2023 (6/22/2023) - Our Ansteorra Kingdom Webminister is working on Wiki upgrades this week - Read here to find out how this may impact you!
  • Missive to the Populace from the Kingdom Heirs – June 21, 2023 (6/21/2023) - Missive to the populace of Ansteorra from the Heirs to the Kingdom - Aaron VI and Nicollet II. Read their full message here!
  • Updates to Ansteorra Law – 5/20/2023 (5/23/2023) - Changes to Ansteorra Kingdom law were announced on May 20th -- see the changes here!
  • Round Table July 2023 – Tech Lead Needed (5/3/2023) - Round Table July 2023 approaches! KWeb needs a volunteer to be the Tech Lead for the event! Check out the full post for details and volunteer now!
  • PayPal Technical Issues – Delays in Invoicing (4/10/2023) - Heads up! Paypal is having technical issues on their end that is causing delays in invoicing for pre-registration for events. Paypal has not given us an eta for return of services. More updates will be posted as they are available.
  • Updates to Ansteorra Law – 1/31/2023 (1/31/2023) - Changes to Ansteorra Kingdom law have been announced -- read the full list of changes here!
  • Updates to Ansteorra Law – From the Coronation of Gabriel III and Sonja III (1/25/2023) - Changes to Ansteorra Kingdom law were announced during the final court of Gabriel III and Sonja III -- read the full list of changes here!
  • Updates to Ansteorra Law! (1/20/2023) - In case you missed it, changes to Ansteorra Kingdom law were announced during the final court of Creppin and Toryn -- read the full list of changes here!
  • February ’23 Black Star – Read it Today! (1/19/2023) - Read the Feb 2023 Black Star Today! This month it's hosted on the Ansteorra Chronicler site. Read this post for more details!
  • Announcing the Incoming Vindheim Webminister! (12/19/2022) - Ansteorra, please welcome Koke Gan ši as the next Vindheim Webminister! This announcement comes with extreme gratitude for Fru Úlfeiðr á Þróndheim for volunteering and serving at the premier Vindheim Webminister. View the full post for links and contact emails!
  • Round Table Fall 2022 – Host Volunteers Needed! (11/2/2022) - Ansteorra needs volunteers to be Hosts for virtual meeting rooms for Round Table on November 12th, 2022. Check the Schedule and sign up to be a host now! Your time helps this event go smoothly!
  • Outage for sca.org (6/14/2022) - Short announcement to let folks know that sca.org is experiencing an outage. This outage is impacting our ability to access any pages, links, or documents hosted through sca.org, including any Society-level Handbooks or Policy. Thank you for your patience as Society officers and support personnel work to address the outage.
  • Round Table Room Hosts Needed! (4/18/2022) - We are looking for volunteers to be Hosts for our various meeting rooms during Round Table!
  • Ansteorra Wants to Modernize (its tech) (4/12/2022) - Ansteorra is looking to expand and/or modernize the apps that help our kingdom run (like the Martial DB, OP, or other tools that could make our life better). We have a quick survey for the technical folks and would love to hear from them on what technologies our wonderful populous knows, uses, or is willing to learn. Regardless if you are a High level Enterprise Architect or someone who just dabbles with code on the side, please consider filling out this survey:https://forms.gle/oGFwvsiGq4N2CNMg6 (Especially if you would be interested in joining a rag tag group of developers who are up for making our kingdom's tech even better!)
  • Round Table May 2022 – Looking for Tech Lead! (3/30/2022) - Round Table May 2022 approaches! KWeb needs a volunteer to be the Tech Lead for the event! Check out the full post for details and volunteer now!
  • Announcement Updates (11/15/2021) - Kingdom Webminister here! We're starting a project to set up automatic cross-posting from ansteorra.org/announcements to other platforms. Get excited, and please be patient as we improve our Kingdom-wide communication!
  • Reopening Announcement (6/3/2021) - With the Board of Directors implementing a new policy regarding reopening starting on July 1, 2021, Crown Tournament will not have an attendance cap.  However, everyone will have to pre-register and pre-pay using PayPal.  PayPal pre-registration and pre-payment will continue to be required for events until otherwise stated. Indoor activities, such as events, Populace meetings, and […]
  • Statement Regarding Sanction (2/10/2021) - On February 6, 2021, Jason & Margherita III, the Crown of Ansteorra have issued a Temporary Removal from Participation from the SCA against Jacob B. Powell, known in the Society as Nathaniel Killingall.
  • Statement Regarding Sanction (11/12/2020) - On November 10, 2020, Jason & Margherita III, The Crown of Ansteorra have issued a Temporary Removal from Participation from the SCA against Lee R. Cockerham, Jr., known in the Society as Arenvald Kief Av Kiersted.
  • College of Heralds – what is it even? (8/5/2020) - The College of Heralds began in 1967 – about a year before the peerages were formally instituted! – and was initially tasked with recording the names and armory assumed by SCA participants. It quickly grew, necessitating the creation of a National College of Arms along with setting up rules and standards of evaluation. (at one […]
  • From the SCA Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (6/3/2020) - JUNE 2, 2020 |  KELLY MAGILL As so many of us struggle with the pain of separation from one another socially, so too do we struggle with the realities of systemic inequality and racism in our society. In the United States and around the world, the recent senseless killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and too […]
  • Update on SCA Membership Status Effective July 1, 2020 (6/2/2020) - JUNE 1, 2020 |  KELLY MAGILL We are sorry to have to report that as of July 1, 2020, we will no longer be able to leave expired memberships open as if they were current memberships. Read the full notice here.
  • *CROWN AND CORONET BID REQUEST INVENTORY AND EXPENDITURE JUSTIFICATION SURVEY* (5/11/2020) - Per Ansteorra Financial Policy purchases over $1,000 should include answers to the Inventory and Expenditure Justification Survey and those answers must be posted via the Kingdom Exchequer or designated representative to formal and public forms of communication within the Kingdom.  Presented below is the survey as completed and submitted by Her Majesty Cristyana Lambrecht on […]
  • PEERAGE AND LION UPDATES, JASON III AND MARGHERITA III (5/11/2020) - This article is intended as a quick reference for Peerage announcements and elevations in a single named reign. Elevation plans will be updated as information is received. The Ansteorran Order of Precedence is definitive: https://op.ansteorra.org/awards (Updates to the OP should be addressed to Zodiacus@Ansteorra.org ) Knight of the Society (None at last update) Order of the […]
  • Introduction to the Kingdom of Ansteorra Herbalism and Apothecary Guild (5/1/2020) - Author: Catrin ferch Rhys of Elfsea Edited by: Jehanne de Montauban of Northkeep Disclaimer: Please be aware that the Guild’s research and application is based on medieval theory and practice and is not intended for use in diagnosing or treating modern ailments. While many herbs remain viable in modern Holistic therapies, many medieval ingredients have […]
  • Office Openings (4/13/2020) - Greeting Ansteorra! Here is the current listing of openings in the Kingdom as of right now. If I get informed of other openings, I will update this list. If you have any questions about how to apply or the position itself, please ask. Applications due ASAP:Central Regional HospitalerSouthern Regional Hospitaler Applications due 4/15: <https://www.facebook.com/robyn.bainter?fref=gs&__tn__=%2Cdm-R-R&eid=ARDFCJMUl6OP4bJApX1UY3X0phlFr4nTrAHZl2oS7-FziFjciBj_t-kohm288Xz0Ii3yZXRG0s4ydBnS&dti=78670722996&hc_location=group>Northern Regional Treasurer […]
  • Featured Blog: Roxalana’s Redactions (4/7/2020) - NOTE: This is a part of a series highlighting blogs by Ansteorrans. These works/opinions are not necessarily indicative of, or sponsored by the SCA or the Kingdom of Ansteorra. Good morning! My name is H.L. Sosha Lyon’s O’Rourke, living in the Ansteorran Barony Bryn Gwlad.  I have a food blog called Roxalana’s Redactions that covers […]
  • SCA Membership during Quarantine (4/2/2020) - During the mandated quarantine period, membership expiration dates of March 2020 onward will not be considered lapsed, and newsletter access will still be available. Please see the full announcement from the SCA Membership Office.<https://www.sca.org/membershipupdateletter-3-30-2020/>Comments are strongly encouraged and can be sent to:SCA Inc.Box 360789Milpitas,  CA 95036 You may also email comments@lists.sca.org. This announcement is an official […]
  • Update re. Official Events (3/26/2020) - Greetings Ansteorra, I hope all are well and finding ways to deal with our mutual isolation. Thank you to all who have been helping put out content for people to enjoy and to all the groups having virtual meetings. Connection is still needed, glad to see folks doing so. Originally, we had announced that all […]
  • Using Kingdom Websites for Official Business (3/25/2020) - Greetings to All Crowns and Kingdom Seneschals, During the time the SCA is under such modern restrictions caused by the COVID-19 emergency, Kingdom websites may be considered an official publication of the Society regarding such actions as announcing “Crown and Coronet Tournaments, Coronations and Investitures, the appointment of officers, presentation of awards and titles, the […]
  • Virtual Meetings! (3/19/2020) - Greetings Ansteorra! Some good news! I have been in communication with the Society Seneschal, and we have been granted the OK to do virtual meetings as official things! Below are the rules we need to follow, please let the Kingdom Social Media Deputy* and the Kingdom Webminister** know if you have any questions. I see […]
  • New CDC Guidelines – No activity for next 14 days (3/19/2020) - Greetings Ansteorra, New CDC guidelines as of today. No gatherings over 10 people for next 14days. Per this directive, as Kingdom Seneschal, I am cancelling ALLOfficial SCA activity in person for the next 2 weeks. That is until March30th. No practices, guilds, meetings. This is per Federal Governmentguidelings. This is changing quickly, I am sorry […]
  • Lion’s Tourney at Gulf Wars 2020 (3/2/2020) - Youth Combat Tournament of Lions (weather permitting), Friday, 1-3 PM. Organized by Galen of Bristol and protege/squire, HL Alexandra Notte Clare.
  • Featured Blog: Dancing Moon Farmstead and Emerickeskepe (3/2/2020) - NOTE: This is a part of a series highlighting blogs by Ansteorrans. These works/opinions are not necessarily indicative of, or sponsored by the SCA or the Kingdom of Ansteorra. Greetings from Emerickeskepe! My name is (Honourable) Lady Jessimond of Emerickeskepe. My husband, Lord Tobias, and I live at Dancing Moon Farmstead and Emerickeskepe, our little homestead here […]
  • Peerage and Lion Announcements and Elevations, Sven III and Cristyana (2/25/2020) - This is intended to be a quick reference for Peerage announcements and elevations in a reign. Elevation plans will be updated as information is received. This is ONLY intended to help track pending business. For completed business, the Ansteorran Order of Precedence is definitive: https://op.ansteorra.org/awards Knight of the Society Floki Geirrekkson – elevation planned for […]
  • Gulf Wars 2020 Preregistration Memes! (2/20/2020) - Permissions granted by the artwork creator, Mike Wells, for general use. Gulf Wars Preregistration closes on February 22, 2020! After preregistration closes, you can pay cash on site at the rates as scheduled.
  • Gulf Wars: Renaissance Village & Italian Salon (2/17/2020) - The Known World Italian Salon and Symposium (KWISS) will be held during Gulf Wars (GW) XXIX 2020, at King’s Arrow Ranch in Lumberton, MS. KWISS will host classes, demonstrations, activities, and tournaments focused on the historical A&S of the Italian peninsula across the millennia. KWISS will take place during the last 4 days of Gulf […]
  • Gazette Rename Poll (2/17/2020) - We’re past the middle of the month, and the responses are still coming in. Thanks to everyone who has already shared an opinion! There’s still time for more thoughts via the poll! The poll will run through the end of February. The ratios are all holding pretty steady over time, with just under a half […]

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