Branch Definition

BRANCH DEFINITION

BARONIES are areas with at least 25 members and are administered by a Baron, a Baroness, or both as ceremonial representatives of the Crown. These representatives have the ability to create and administer awards.

 

SHIRES are local branches with a minimum of 5 members that report directly to a Kingdom or a Principality.

 

CANTONS are local branches with a minimum of 5 members that report through a Barony.

 

STRONGHOLDS are institutional branches based at military installations with a minimum of 5 members. If the institution is within the borders of another type of group (barony) it will report to that group, otherwise, it reports to the Kingdom.

 

COLLEGES are institutional branches based at schools, research facilities, etc. with a minimum of 5 members. If the institution is within the borders of another type of group (barony or shire) it will report to that group, otherwise, it reports to the Kingdom.