Announcements

This page contains official announcements from the Kingdom and Society.

December 2, 2020 – Update From The Mayor of Pennsic

This short note is to keep you up to date with where we are for Pennsic 49 in 2021. In November, the Pennsic Staff group, the Coopers Management Group, and I had a joint physical and Zoom meeting to discuss the way forward for Pennsic 49. The single message you need to transmit and the…

November 8, 2020 – Latest Combat Practice Guidelines

A message from Consules Tindal and Alberic, the Kingdom Seneschal, and the Kingdom Earl Marshal: As positive cases of COVID infection rise in certain areas of the Kingdom, we urge the populace to remain vigilant and to follow all federal, state, and local public health directives concerning gathering in groups. The general Kingdom guidance for…

September 19, 2020 – Ethereal Golden Lance Tournament

COMING TO YOU TODAY FROM THE EAST KINGDOM SPORTS NETWORK – IT’S THE ETHEREAL GOLDEN LANCE TOURNAMENT Please join The Consules of the East and our amazing Equestrian Competitors for the first Ethereal Golden Lance Tournament! YOU’LL PAY FOR THE WHOLE SADDLE BUT YOU’LL ONLY NEED THE CANTLE

August 4, 2020 – Information Regarding the Upcoming Reign

Greetings unto the People of the East! Their Highnesses would share the following information with you regarding Their coming Reign. Following Coronation, the Consuls of the East will be holding two courts per month. The second Sunday of the month will be reserved for celebrating the populace with awards. This court will focus on all…

Position Announcement: Pennsic Exchequer

Have you ever wondered just how Pennsic happens, the planning, the expense, where your fees go? Do you have the time, energy and commitment to become a Pennsic Officer? If so, apply to be the Pennsic Exchequer. This is a volunteer position involving a very large commitment of time and energy. Only serious applicants should…

July 28, 2020 – New Mailing Lists Available

Greetings to the Populace of the East Kingdom! The Webministry is pleased to announce the availability of discussion email lists for the various AOA-level awards (the “Silver” awards) as of today. We hope that these lists will make it easier to reach as many members of these orders as possible. These email lists are meant…

July 18, 2020 – Notice Regarding Restriction on Electronic Transfers

The Exchequer’s Office would like everyone to know the following restriction is still in place: No East Kingdom US or Canadian branch is allowed to send or receive funds electronically, except for receiving event registration funds through PayPal.  No other electronic transfer methods are allowed at this time. Thank you for helping to keep the Kingdom in…

July 19, 2020 – East Kingdom Re-Opening Guidelines – UPDATED

As the Kingdom’s formal shutdown period ended, we remind the populace that each local group is to follow its state/province and local government guidelines for re-opening. As tempting as it might be to see your friends in a different area within the Kingdom, please heed travel & self-quarantine restrictions. As each group considers whether it…

April 5 – Toys For Tygers!

Unto the parents of the East do I, Queen Margarita, and Their Royal Highnesses, Tindal and Alberic, ask for your help. Given everything happening in the world right now, Our thoughts have turned to the children of the East. With that in mind, We are creating the “Toys For Tygers” initiative. TRH and I would…

March 20, 2020 – Updated Guidelines for EK Online Meetings

Because of the current health concerns, many local groups are moving to holding meetings, classes, and other gatherings online, which is fantastic.  We’ve put together some guidelines to ensure that this proceeds in an orderly and equitable fashion, and to make sure that any official business complies with Kingdom and Society rules. Informal Online Gatherings…