Kingdom Newsletters

Each kingdom in the SCA publishes a monthly newsletter which lists upcoming events, contact information for officers, kingdom court reports, announcements from Society officers, kingdom officers, and the royalty, etc.

All SCA participants can access current issues of the kingdoms’ newsletters online,

Sustaining and International members can also access Minutes of past Board meetings & archives of past newsletters (coming soon!), can order subscriptions of print versions of the kingdom newsletters and Board minutes, and can subscribe to the periodicals listed below.


Tournaments Illuminated

Tournaments Illuminated is the SCA’s quarterly magazine for its membership throughout the Known World. Issues feature articles of interest, and recurring columns on kingdom news, humor, war reports, museum exhibits, medieval destinations, book reviews, and listings of major SCA events. Articles cover research on pre-seventeenth-century culture, as well as life in the SCA.
Subscriptions are $25.00 / year.
See the TI Article Index. Order Back issues from the SCA Bookshop.

The Compleat Anachronist

The Compleat Anachronist is published four times a year. Each issue features in-depth research on a topic relevant to the time period studied in the SCA. In years past, The Compleat Anachronist has covered the knightly virtues, weaponry and armor, formal poetic structure, tavern songs, board games, and a host of other topics.
Subscriptions are $30.00 / year.
See the CA Index of Issues. Order Back issues of CA from the SCA Bookshop.


Members can purchase subscriptions at the time they buy or renew membership. To add a pro-rated subscription to an existing membership, contact Member Services.

Additional Publications

Visit the SCA Bookshop for: the SCA Organizational Handbook  (Governing Documents), The Known World Handbook, Officers’ Handbooks, Participants’ Handbooks, Newcomers’ Guides, and additional publications.

Whether you are brand new or a long-time member, the Known World Handbook is the quintessential, must-have compendium for anyone taking part in the SCA. It contains over 80 articles on a wide range of topics.
Available from the SCA Marketplace for $25 each; discounts are available for bulk orders.