Rank Requirements:

A Dean must:

  • Be authorized in all weapons forms.
  • Have at least four years of experience as an authorized fencer
  • Wear period garb in the list
  • Be involved in at least one other aspect of the SCA
  • Have completed at least two research projects (one for Provost, one for Dean)
  • Be familiar with at least two period manuals

Prize Requirement:

To earn the rank of Dean, the Prizor must have completed their second research project, then fight 50 bouts, followed by a minimum of 15 minutes of open challenges.

Duties of Deans:

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Have Fun!
  • Act as a guide in research, training and any other areas of expertise
  • Act as advisors to the Praeceptor
  • Teach, talk about and demonstrate period forms
  • Help people understand period manuals
  • Help people with their research projects where possible
  • Continue your own research and learning

Symbol of Rank:

A blue scarf

Current Deans:

  • THL Gareth Campbell
  • His Excellency, Maestro Giovanni di Enzinas