Charter for the

Guardian of the Oasis

I.             There shall exist in the Barony of Fontaine dans Sable in the Kingdom of the Outlands an award, known as the Guardian of the Oasis, which may be given by the Coronet, at the pleasure of the Crown, to those persons who have demonstrated extraordinary skill in the fighting arts of SCA‑style weaponry, be it armored combat, rapier skills, or archery.  Other qualifications shall include leadership, activity level and teaching.  Said individuals must also display honor both on and off the field.

II.         The holders of this award shall be styled as a Guardian of the Oasis and shall be entitled to place the initials O.G. after their names.

III.       Subject to the College of Arms, the insignia of the Order shall consist of a medallion bearing the badge of the Order.

IV.       Arms and precedence:

            A.        The award shall carry with it an Award of Arms. Companions of the order shall take precedence before simple Award of Arms.

             B.       If the award is given to a person who bears an award carrying higher precedence than given above, his/her precedence shall remain unchanged.

             C.        If the award is given to a person who has previously received an Award of Arms, his/her precedence shall date from his/her election to the Order.

V.        Amendments to this charter shall be made by the Coronet with the approval  of the Crown of the Outlands.

By our hands this 8th day of November, A.S. XXXVIII, being 2003 in Gregorian.

            Hoegaarden, King                                          Chiara, Queen

                               Duncan, Baron                                                Mary, Baroness

     Tatianna Pavlovna Sokolova, White Stag Principal Herald  

Rowland McCain, Black Fountain Pursuivant