Caid

Kingdom of Caid

Great Western War Pre-reg is Open

It's here it's here it's here! Like the first breath of spring, open registration for Great Western War has returned, bringing new life to your dreams of glory on the field, inspiration among the arts, and legendary shenanigans behind the scenes.

Agrippa new Prince of Caid

Countess Eilidh reports that Lord Agrippa Morris was the victor of the Caid Spring Crown Tourney, which took place February 22, 2014 in the Barony of Dreiburgen. Prince Agrippa was inspired in His endeavor by Mistress Bridget Lucia Mackenzie.

Upcoming Known World events

Master Raven Mayne reports that several Known World events for the Society for Creative Anachronism have been scheduled for 2014.

SCA - not LARPing!

At a demo of SCA armored combat by the Iron Brigade, interviewer Homer learns the difference between medieval armored combat and LARPing. The interview took place at the 2013 San Diego ComicCon.

"Knights" bring history to California middle schoolers

It was a day when history came to life recently at Lompoc Valley Middle School when students were treated to a display of armored combat and other lessons from the Middle Ages courtesy of members of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism. (photo)

[CAI] Mons Draconis Anniversary & Dreiburgen Spring Tourney

The Heavy Weapons Champion will take the title of Dragon-slayer of Gorgonoth and receive a Viking bench made and donated by Lord Ranulfr Thorfinnsson.

[CAI] GalaSahid Anniversary

Once again the shire of Al-Sahid and the Canton of Gallavally will celebrate their anniversaries together. We would like to invite one and all to join us in a fun and relaxing day.

Caid Kingdom 12th Night scrolls online

Aliskye, Scribe Armarius in the Kingdom of Caid, reports that photos of scrolls awarded at the 2013 Kingdom 12th Night are now available to view online. The photos are posted on the 12th Night website.

[CAI] Collegium Caidis

Devoted to providing low cost and high quality classes, taught by SCA members for SCA members. Planting learning in Caid, one seed at a time... Next session: March 23 & 24 2013

[CAI] Talon Crescent Festival 2013

The Kingdom of Caid will host Talon Crescent Festival this first year over President's Day weekend on Saturday, February 16 and Sunday, February 17, 2013 in preparation for Talon Crescent Wars in 2014.

[CAI] Practicum of the Sword VII

Practicum of the Sword VII is soon upon us. Come celebrate its 7th "Birthday" on Saturday, March 16th and Sunday March 17th of 2013.

[CAI] Gyldenholt Unbelted Tournament

The Barons of Gyldenholt invite you to join them in celebrating the skill, valor, and the honor of the Unbelted Armored Combat Fighters of Caid. Gyldenholt's Annual Unbelted Tournament will once again be held at Pacifica High School (6851 Lampson Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92845) on January 19, 2012.

[CAI] Agincourt Anniversary

The Battle of Agincourt was a decisive victory for the English during the Hundred Years War. The French were sure their superior numbers and the crossbow would bring a swift victory to France. The outnumbered Englishmen with their longbows proved them wrong. C'est la vie!

[CAI] Winter Weekend 2013

The Barony of Calafia is proud to host Winter Weekend 2013 at the DeBenneville Pines Conference Center in the San Bernardino Mountains, 41750 W. Jenks Lake Road, Angeles Oaks, CA.  The event starts Thursday, January 17, 2013, 5 PM and ends Monday January 21, 2013, 12 noon. 

[CAI] Black Oak Lodge 2013

With the winter swift approaching the Shire of Darach raises a call to arms asking all those who would brave the harrowing winter chill to join us in defending the newly christened halls of our Black Oak Lodge 2.0 from an impending ice weasel invasion. We have warm beds and hot

[CAI] Starkhafn Yule 2012

Come join us as we celebrate the Barony of Starkhafn's Yule.

Brewers and Mjöðr masters start your batches! As Norsemen are wont to do, we will be hosting a Mead Tasting so prepare your best brews, break out your tastiest mead and share your talent with the Barony. Must have Photo ID to participate.

[CAI] Great Western War XV

They say 2012 is the end of the world! Mayans? No! Nostradamus? NO! VIKINGS!! Ragnarok! The end is here – and this time, its going to hurt!!!! Raganarok! – Watch! as that vicious wolf Fenrir Loki-son and wise All-father Wodin meet in a fearsome battle that will leave them both dead....

Sir Mansur ibn al-Sha'bi ibn Rafi wins Crown Tourney in Caid

Giles reports that Sir Mansur ibn al-Sha'bi ibn Rafi was the victor of the August 18, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Caid. Sir Mansur was inspired in his endeavor by Mistress Eilidh na Tire Dharigh.

The Baroness who saved Star Trek

In the Kingdom of Caid, their Excellencies Mistress Flavia Beatrice Carmigniani and Master John ap Griffin are known as the former Baroness and Baron of the Barony of the Angels, but in other worlds, they are known as the driving forces behind the movement to save Star Trek.

Chatting with the King at ComicCon

Janina Gavankar, star of True Blood, took some time to wander the halls of Comic-Con 2012 and a little (un)armored combat with members of the SCA. During the SCA demo, Jana chatted briefly with His Majesty Patrick of the Kingdom of Caid.

“I like, in my mind, being in a whole different time and a whole different place”

Re-creating the Middle Ages can be a different experience for each member, but most agree that it transports them to a different time. “I like, in my mind, being in a whole different time and a whole different place,” said Jackie Gotchal of the Shire of Carreg Wen in Caid. Michelle Carter of the Lompoc (California) Record has the story. (photo)

Vivant to Barons Giles and Giuseppe

On a beautiful day in June, the Barony of Gyldenholt and the Kingdom of Caid made history: Giles Hill and Giuseppe Francesco da Borgia became the SCA’s first same-gender Coronets. Lord Etienne Le Mons offers his opinion on what this means for the Society at large.

[CAI] Gyldenholt Anniversary

Please join us for the 32nd annual Gyldenholt Anniversary. Their Excellencies, Ursul and Colette, will be stepping down and we will be holding the investiture of our new Baron and Baron, Giles Hill and Giuseppe Francesco da Borgia. The day will be filled with fighting and games and conclude with an evening of great food.

[CAI] Potrero War

Potrero War is an SCA corporate event put on by the members of the society. Attendees at Potrero War are there as guests of the Barony of Calafia.

Pre-Registration and Land Allocation are now OPEN! Land allocation will remain open until 11:59 PM on May 15, and pre-registration will remain open until 11:59 PM on May 5.

[CAI] Starkhafn 30th Anniversary

The Barony of Starkhafn will be celebrating our 30th Anniversary from April 27-29, 2012 at Petrick Park in Pahrump, NV

Patrick O'Malley of Ulidia victor of Caid Crown Tourney

Sir Drogo reports that Count Patrick O'Malley of Ulidia defeated Sir Ragnar in the final bout of the Spring 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Caid.

Baron Giles Hill and Messer Giuseppe Francesco da Borgia invested as reeves of the Barony of Gyldenholt

Messer Giuseppe Francesco da Borgia offers a first-hand account of the recent investiture in the Barony of Gyldenholt.

[CAI] Dun Or Anniversary Tourney

The time has come for the 20th Anniversary of Dun Or... next year we will be legal adults!! Please join us for our Anniversary Tournament on April 21, 2012.

[CAI] Black Oak Lodge

The Shire of Darach is happy to announce the return of our famed weekend event, Black Oak Lodge, March 16-18, 2012!

[CAI] Roman Armor Workshop

ROMAN ARMOR WORKSHOP in Lyondomere DEC 3, 2011 10am-6pm near S La Tijera and W Manchester