PROCESS FOR BECOMING A FULL STATUS GROUP
To become Incipient:
Request an Incipient Branch Status Application form
from either your Regional or Deputy for New Groups. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS.
- Request New Group Handbook from Deputy for New Groups.
Have all officers send Change of Office Form to
their Regional and Kingdom officers. (found in the workbook).
Begin to hold meetings, demos and events if possible.
- REPORT TO REGIONAL AND KINGDOM OFFICERS ON SCHEDULE.
Develop strong relationship with neighboring groups. Help at
their events, invite them to your meetings, etc.
DO NOT OPEN A BANK ACCOUNT.
- START process of name and device submission. This may take longer than
DO NOT WORRY ABOUT ZIP CODES OR TERRITORY.( At this point you
have no official standing in the SCA so Zip codes do not matter!!!
- DO NOT BE AFRAID TO ASK QUESTIONS. THIS IS A LEARNING PROCESS FOR YOUR
Submit application and materials to your Regional and Kingdom
Seneschal and Deputy for New Groups.
Start holding events and developing as a group and reporting.
DO NOT BE AFRAID TO ASK QUESTIONS.
CONTACT YOUR REGIONAL IF YOU HAVE PROBLEMS.
Be patient. There is no timetable on this process. At this
stage, your regional and kingdom officers are looking very closely for continued
stability, problem solving, reporting on time and how well you play with others.
At this point you should be functioning on your own. Device submission is an
important part of becoming full status. Keep track of where your device is after
submission to the College of Heralds.
To become Full Status:
Request a Full Status
Application from your Regional or Deputy for New Groups.
Provide all application materials and dates requested.
Send to your Regional, the Kingdom seneschal and Deputy for New
The Kingdom seneschal will advise the crown and review the
information submitted asking for input from the Regional and Deputy for New
Groups. It is recommended that you
receive confirmation that both name and device of group are passed before
sending off the Full status application.
Once reviewed by the Kingdom seneschal, your group will be
advanced to full status. This process has no timetable and is at the
discretion of the Kingdom seneschal.