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Game of Creative Anachronisms

All the Glory, None of the Spilled Guts Now that the Long Night is over from Game of Thrones and spoilers abound; armchair generals are spilling out onto the internet with all of their After Action Reports and “how terrible the battle plan was” while I’m just sitting over here polishing my helmet because I …

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April Signoria

Good evening Citadel! We had a very productive meeting this month! Lots of change and lots of new information, so please bear with me and feel free to reach out if you need more information. The populace has requested the reinstatement of Citadel University for newcomers (and not so newcomers) to further medieval studies and …

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Citadel’s Social Media Presence… and so can you!

Our Barony is one of the more forward looking branches in the SCA thanks to our amazing populace and hustle when it comes to working to stay in compliance with Society Corpora and policies while thinking outside the box. In order to keep pushing those boundaries we need your help. Some of our platforms need …

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Signoria? What’s That?

What is this Signoria thing? It was the system of government used by medieval Florence that combined the nobility with the rise of the burgher class into a way to govern the city-state. It took on several forms throughout its existence and worked in concert with other elected councils. Some councils were permanent while others …

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April Signoria – Officers Meeting

Join us on Thursday, 25 April 2019 at 7 PM at Los Tres Gallegos for our next Officers Meeting. The rough timeline of events will see the meeting open with a segment for populace comments. Afterwards Officer Reports, Old Business, and New Business will continue for the agenda. The meeting will close with a summary. …

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Open Officer Positions

Greetings to the people of the Citadel. Your barony needs you! Join the team of the cool kids and serve the barony in an officer position. Offices that need to be filled: 1) A&S minister 2) Rapier Marshal 3) Chronicler 4) Chatelaine 5) social Media Officer 6) webminister These offices are now open and letters …

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Baronial Polling and Q&A at March Populace Gathering

Do not forget that this coming Sunday at Populace Gathering Their Royal Majesties will be holding Baronial Polling and Q&A.  Please make sure that you will be in attendance of this extremely important event as this will be an amazing opportunity to share with the Crown your opinions on the current state of the Barony …

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Poppies Fest Demo this Saturday!

Good afternoon to all, Come out and support Citadel’s largest annual demo at Poppies Fest this coming Saturday (March 23) at the El Paso Museum of Archaeology!  This year beyond our normal Arts and Sciences display and hands-on archery demonstration we will be featuring a fighting field for both heavy and rapier fighting,  a fiber …

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From our Baron and Baroness, Tariq and Elieth

Unto the good populace of the Citadel of the Southern Pass do we, Tariq and Elieth, Shayk and Shayka, send greetings! We write to you as our mighty King and Queen prepare to hold the tournament to find their heirs. This grand event will be held in the Barony of al-Barran on March 9, 2019. …

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What is Largesse?

Throughout history, the generosity of the Landed Nobility has been termed “largesse”.  In the SCA, the giving of largesse by the Crown and Coronets allows for them to show that their wealth and happiness is a direct result of the wealth and happiness of the populace.  Not only is gift-giving expected of Royalty, it is …

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