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