Category Archives: Society News

News from the Board of Directors or Society Officers.

Happy New Year!

With the coming of 1 May, we officially enter AS XLVII!


The Acorn Online

For those who haven’t received your latest issue of The Acorn (or even for those who have), beginning with the March 2012 issue, The Acorn is available online. If you try to follow the link in The Acorn, they missed a letter. The address is

You can access The Acorn by signing in using your membership number as your username and “start” (without quotes) as a temporary password. You are strongly encouraged to change your password as soon as possible.

For those interested in receiving only electronic copies, you can opt out of paper copies by filling out the following form.

Membership is required to access The Acorn online. If you aren’t a member yet, now is a great time to sign up at The SCA Website.


The Known World Handbook

Known World Handbook cover

The Known World Handbook is available now!

The perfect SCA gift, just in time for the holidays.

Whether you are a newcomer or a peer, the Known World Handbook is THE quintessential, must-have compendium for anyone interested or already taking part in the SCA. This new edition has been reworked from the ground up for the SCA of today. Be among the first to own one! Order TODAY; only $25 per copy!

We’re pleased to offer a discount program for group orders too! Order 10 to 19 copies, and the per-copy price drops to $23 per handbook; for quantities of 20 or more, the per-copy price drops to $22. The Known World Handbook is a perfect resource for local groups to have on hand to give out and share with newcomers.

To order, visit the SCA Stock Clerk website at, mail your order to SCA Stock Clerk, P.O. Box 360789, Milpitas,CA 95036-0789, or fax your order and credit card information to 408-263-0641.


SCA Census

For those not subscribed to the Merry Rose or the Lochmere List (or those who didn’t bother to check their e-mail), the SCA is doing its own version of the Census (external link will open in new window). Participation is anonymous and not mandatory, but it is encouraged to help the SCA as it makes decisions for the coming years.