Tower Timeline

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2001

Main article: The Tower in 2001

Unknown - The first two Aes Sedai raise each other and set up the Green Ajah web page and the Blue Ajah web page. A third Aes Sedai joins as Head of the Yellow Ajah and Eleyan al'Landerin sets up pages for each of the other Ajahs.

March 25 - The Tower is founded to bring together the individual web pages. The precise date is unknown, we choose to celebrate the anniversary on the 25th.

August - The TarValon.Net domain name is bought.

October 24-25 - The first Tower Party is held in Studio City, California.

December 28, 2001 - January 2, 2002 - TarValon New Year's Party is held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2002

Main article: The Tower in 2002

January - The San d'ma Shadar, Val'Cueran and Dai M'Hael Companies are formed.

February - A flash movie is made to open the front page of the web site.

April 5-7 - TarValon.Net's First Anniversary Party is held in Norman, Oklahoma.

July - The Warder Council is created to echo the function of the Hall of Sitters.

August 17-19 - The First TarValon.Net European Party is held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

August - The different message boards are consolidated into one site.

September 13 - With the installation of Lailauni al'Dagen as Gray Head of Ajah, all Ajahs are now represented for the first time by their own members.

October - The Hall begins overseeing membership issues. The Senior Members forum is created.

November 9-11 - The First TarValon.net Fall Ball is held in Portland, Oregon.

2003

Main article: The Tower in 2003

April - The message boards move from Ezboard to Sandmashar.com.

April 24 - The rank of Citizen is created for new members. Previously, new members became Novices or Recruits.

April 25-27 - TarValon.Net's Second Anniversary Party is held in Fairview, Tennessee.

July 11-13 - TarValon.Net's European Party is held in Brandon, England.

July 11-13 - TarValon.Net hosts its first Admin Meeting in Santa Clarita, California.

November 7-9 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2004

Main article: The Tower in 2004

January - In recognition of the continued growth of TarValon.Net, the Hall/Warder Council is increased to two members per Ajah/Company.

February 6-7 - TarValon.Net's First Australian Party is held in Perth, Australia.

March 3 - TarValon.Net offers @tarvalon.net email addresses to members above the rank of Accepted/Soldier.

May 21-23 - TarValon.Net's Third Anniversary Party is held in Chicago, Illinois.

July 18-19 - TarValon.Net's second Admin Meeting held in Southern California. The Departmental structure was created.

August 13-16 - TarValon.Net's European Party is held in Finland.

October 14 - TarValon.Net reaches a membership level of 100 active Aes Sedai.

October 23-25 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2005

Main article: The Tower in 2005

January - A fourth Company, Mahdi'in d'ma Dieb, is created.

March 18-20 - TarValon.Net's Fourth Anniversary Party is held in Denver, Colorado.

July 29 - TarValon.Net's European Party is held in Gothenburg, Sweden.

September - All raisings to Senior Member are now placed before the Hall for consideration rather than in the Aes Sedai or Gaidin forums.

October 8-10 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in Richmond, Virginia.

2006

Main article: The Tower in 2006

February 24-26 - TarValon.Net's European Winter Party is held in Slovakia.

March 17-20 - TarValon.Net's Fifth Anniversary Party is held in Corpus Christi, Texas.

April 16 - TarValon.Net's Guilds are officially created.

July 28-30 - European Summer Party is held in Skipton, Yorkshire, UK.

August - The Department of Research and Communications is split in two.

October 4 - Tar Valon.Net's First Annual Scholarship is awarded to Valena Dalmere.

November 10-12 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in Toronto, Canada.

2007

Main article: The Tower in 2007

March 16-19 - TarValon.Net's Sixth Anniversary Party is held in Denver, Colorado. The Department of Membership Services is split into the Department of Community Development and the Department of Real Life Services.

April 17 - TarValon.Net's new Library in wiki format is unveiled.

June 9 - Annual Administrative meeting is held.

August 10-12 - TarValon.Net's European Summer Party in Driebergen, the Netherlands.

October 12-15 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held on a cruise from Los Angeles to Ensenada, Mexico.

November - The Department of Moderators is created.

2008

Main article: The Tower in 2008

March 14-17 - TarValon.Net's Seventh Anniversary Party is held in Estes Park, Colorado.

March 21-23 - TarValon.Net's European Winter Party held in Slindon, UK.

August 2 - Annual Administrative meeting is held.

August 22-24 - TarValon.Net's European Party held in Waldmannshausen, Germany.

October 30-November 2 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in Walt Disney World, Florida.

October 31-November 2 - TarValon.Net's Australia Party is held in Melbourne.

November - The Department of Real Life Services is disbanded and functions transferred to the Department of Administration.

2009

Main article: The Tower in 2009

February 13-16 - TarValon.Net's Eighth Anniversary party held in Millersylvania, Washington.

April 17-19 - The first JordanCon held in Alpharetta, Georgia.

April 20 - Annual Administrative meeting is held. The Department of Philanthropy and the Department of Events and Conferences are created.

August 7-9 - TarValon.Net's European party held in Driebergen, The Netherlands.

October 30 - November 1 TarValon.Net's Fall Ball held in Kansas City, Missouri.

2010

Main article: The Tower in 2010

Unknown - The Department of Marketing is created following a decision after the 2010 Admin meeting.

March 18 - The 2010 Admin Meeting is held and it is decided to implement the Merit Badge system.

March 19-22 - TarValon.Net's Ninth Anniversary Party is held in Wisconsin Dells.

April 9-11 - TarValon.Net's European Winter Party held in Much Wenlock, UK.

July 14 - The position of Online Events Graphics Coordinator was created.

November 5-7 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in Washington, DC.

2011

Main article: The Tower in 2011

March 4-6 - The Tenth Anniversary Party is held in Charleston, South Carolina. The 2011 Admin Meeting is held the previous day.

March 5 - Keeper of the Chronicles Dralyn Montsier is replaced by Leora Oldessroth.

April - TarValon.Nets Guilds are dissolved and replaced by open discussion forums.

April - The Department of Community Development is disbanded and functions moved into the Department of Marketing and into the Department of Philanthropy to create the new Department of Community Outreach.

April 9-11 - TarValon.Net's European Anniversary Party held in Much Wenlock, UK.

October 21-23 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in Chattanooga, Tennessee.


2012

Main article: The Tower in 2012

Unknown - The position of Servant of All Coordinator was created.

March 30 - The Amyrlin Seat Eleyan Teyal Al'Landerin stepped down and was replaced by Vivianna L'antreau in an official ceremony during the Eleventh Anniversary Party.

March 30 - April 2 - The Eleventh Anniversary Party is held in Denver, Colarado. The 2012 Admin Meeting is held the following day.

August 17-19 - TarValon.Net's European Party held in Warnsveld, the Netherlands.

November 9-11 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in New York City.

2013

Main article: The Tower in 2013

March 8-11 - The Twelfth Anniversary Party is held in Camp Copneconic, Michigan.

April 13 - The Spring 2013 Admin Meeting is held where Integration is discussed.

June 28 - Keeper of the Chronicles Leora Oldessroth is replaced by Lireina Dormerus t'al`Bearach.

August 30 - September 1 - TarValon.Net's European Party held in OostDunkirke, Belgium.

October - The Fall 2013 Admin Meeting is held.

October 11-13 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in Salt Lake City, Utah.

2014

Main article: The Tower in 2014

Unknown - The Spring 2014 Admin Meeting and Fall 2014 Admin Meeting are held.

April 4-6 - The Britain and Ireland Party was held in Seahouses, Northumberland in the United Kingdom.

May 16-19 - The Thirteenth Anniversary Party is held in Angelus Oaks, California.

October 5 - The boards switched from vBulletin 4 to vBulletin 5.

October 17-19 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in St. Pete Beach, Florida.

November - Due to technical errors the boards switched back to vBulletin 4.

2015

Main article: The Tower in 2015

Unknown - The Spring 2015 Admin Meeting and Fall 2015 Admin Meeting are held.

January 1 - Integration is introduced and community groups are opened to all junior members, regardless of gender.

March 13-15 - The Fourteenth Anniversary Party is held in Red Top Mountain, North Georgia.

March 14 - The Amyrlin Seat Vivianna L'antreau stepped down and was replaced by Rhed al'Tere in an official ceremony during the Fourteenth Anniversary Party.

October 2-4 - TarValon.Net's European party is held in Dublin, Ireland.

October 23-25 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in Duluth, Minnesota.

2016

Main article: The Tower in 2016

March 27 - The Spring 2016 Admin Meeting is held.

April 1-4 - The Fifteenth Anniversary Party takes place in Placerville, California.

September 23-25 - TarValon.Net's Euro Party 2016 takes place in Ølbergtunet, Stavanger, Norway.

September 25 - The Winter 2016 Admin Meeting is held. The Department of Administration was officially dissolved.

October 14-16 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball takes place in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

2017

Main article: The Tower in 2017

March 17-20 - The Sixteenth Anniversary Party takes place in Estes Park, Colorado.

March 26 - The Spring 2017 Admin Meeting is held.

September 1-3 - TarValon.Net's Euro Party 2017 takes place in Callander, Scotland.

September 17 - The Fall 2017 Executive Meeting is held.

October 13-15 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

2018

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March 16-19 - The Seventeenth Anniversary Party takes place in Gooding, Idaho.

March 25 - The Spring 2018 Executive Meeting is held.

September 21-23 - TarValon.Net's Euro Party 2018 takes place in Schmitten, Germany.

September 23 - The Fall 2018 Executive Meeting is held.

October 26-28 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held in Sleepy Hollow, New York.

2019

Main article: The Tower in 2019

March 22-25 - The Eighteenth Anniversary Party takes place in Ariel, Washington.

March 31 - The Spring 2018 Executive Meeting is held.

September 29 - The Fall 2019 Executive Meeting is held.

October 4-6 - TarValon.Net's Euro Party 2019 takes place in Belgrade, Serbia.

October 25-27 - TarValon.Net's Fall Ball is held at the Texas Renaissance Festival, Texas.

2020

Main article: The Tower in 2020

No offline events took place in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

March 28 - The Amyrlin Seat Rhed al'Tere stepped down and was replaced by Serinia Edoras in an official, virtual ceremony during the during the weekend the 19th Anniversary Party was originally scheduled to take place. Lireina Dormerus t'al`Bearach was replaced by Mieriana Souvra as Keeper of the Chronicles during the same ceremony.

2021

Main article: The Tower in 2021

June 1 - Same-path bonding is introduced, opening up the bond to be between any two Senior Members regardless of their membership organization.