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 Eleyan 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 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.

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

Main article: The Tower in 2018

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, NY.