Caidan Spring Crown Tourney

The Barony of Dun Or is hosting spring Crown Tourney. This is a 2-day camping event at Totem Pole Ranch, 34728 Cheseboro Rd, Palmdale, CA 93552. There will be fighting for both heavies and rapier on Sunday and many more activities scheduled.

The Barony of Dun Or cordially invites you to join us for a BYOB (bring your own beef) BBQ on Saturday evening. Bring your favorite grill item, we will provide the charcoal. (We will have some food available if you forgot to bring your own but still want to eat with us).

Coffee drinkers, we will be hosting a Coffee Bar on both Saturday and Sunday. Follow your nose to the Fire and Ice booth. Do you need ice? There will be a Baronial “Fire and Ice booth” selling ice for a nominal fee.

Challenging all Baronies, groups, and households. The Children of Caid need you! Sponsor an hour at the Childrens pavilion. Calafia, Lyondemere, and Dun Or have already filled some slots. Contact Lord John James MacCrimmon to reserve your spot. This activity is scheduled for Saturday but if we have enough volunteers we can run more on Sunday. Note: the Queen is hosting “Storytime with the Queen” on Sunday, time to be announced.

Guilds and demos: kingdom guilds and groups have been invited to come to Crown and to “expand the boundaries within the kingdom,” to break the geographical borders (Baronial pavilions) and share their diverse interests. Nothing confirmed at this time but we may have demos and guild meetings onsite – info TBA onsite. If you want more information on this please contact Lady Cera.

Totem Pole Ranch
34728 Cheseboro Rd
Palmdale, CA 93552.

The Totem Pole Ranch is located in the high desert and grass is at a minimum. Bring shade and something comfortable to sit on. This is a wet site. RV camping is permitted. There are permanent bathrooms with 2 shower stalls per side.

Special notices: this is rattlesnake country.

Site Restrictions: No pets allowed. There are no fires allowed except in the one designated fire ring. Cooking stoves must have a fire extinguisher or 5 gallon bucket of water nearby.

NOTE: RV Parking is FULL

Site Fee: Special Notice: There IS NO DAY FEE. There is only one site fee for the weekend. For additional info, please read Duke Edric’s message.

Members: $15 for the event, Children under 12 are guests of the barony. There will be an additional $3 surcharge for nonmembers. Please make checks payable to “SCA Inc./Barony of Dun Or.” Merchants are welcome, there is no additional charge for merchants. For merchanting space please contact Duke Edric Aaron Hartwood at For eric space reservations please contact Lady Khalida al Khansa, see contact information below.

Saturday 8:00am Site opens
Sunday 5:00pm Site closes

Donation Coffee Bar
Crown Tournament
Rose Challenge
Baronial BBQ
Majesties Raffle
Mini-Taste Of Caid
Torchlight Tourney for heavies and rapier

Donation Coffee Bar
Heavies: Bear Pit
Heavies: Double Elim Great Weapon - no weapon over 7.5 ft
Heavies: Double Elim Single Sword
Boffers: To Be Determined
Rapier: Hair of the Dog
Rapier: Swiss 3 resurrection Battle
Rapier: Leftovers
TBA: Storytime with the Queen

Totem Pole Ranch, 34728 Cheseboro Rd, Palmdale, CA 93552

From the South.
Take your favorite route to the 14 Freeway North. Exit on the Pearblossom Highway/Angeles Forest Highway offramp. Take the Pearblossom exit, which veers to the left, over a bridge. The offramp takes you directly onto Pearblossom Highway. Drive approx. 3.4 miles to Barrel Springs Road/25th Street East. Turn Right onto Barrel Springs Road. Follow Barrel Springs Road (approx. 4.5 miles) until it dead ends at Cheseboro Road. Drive across Cheseboro to the dirt road. Follow the dirt road (about 1/2 mile) bear right. Totem Pole Ranch is on the left. If you go to the Little Rock Dam Facility YOU HAVE GONE TOO FAR.

From the North.
Take your favorite route to the 14 Freeway South. Exit the Pearblossom/ Angeles Forest Highway. Turn Left onto Pearblossom. Turn Right onto Barrel Springs Road. Barrel Springs dead ends at Cheseboro, drive across Cheseboro onto the dirt road. Follow the dirt road (about 1/2 mile). Totem Pole Ranch is on the left. From the 15 freeway (north or south). Take the 138 exit heading towards Palmdale. (The 138 becomes Pearblossom Highway.) After you pass through the City of Littlerock look for Cheseboro Road. (This road is just before the signal at Ave. T and Pearblossom Highway.) Turn Left (This is a very sharp turn). Take Cheseboro approx. 2.6 miles. You will see the sign for Totem Pole Ranch on your left (at the Barrel Springs intersection). Turn Left onto the dirt road. Follow the dirt road (about 1/2 mile) bear right. Totem Pole Ranch is on the left. If you go to the Little Rock Dam Facility YOU HAVE GONE TOO FAR.

Event Stewards:
Lady Khalida al Khansa (C. Lynch)

Lady Cera ingen Taidc (Carey Cramer) Location:
Barony of Dun Or (Palmdale, California)