Kingdom of Caid

Caid Crown Tourney

Unto the populace of Caid does the Barony of Starkhafn send greetings and happy tidings. We are honored to have been chosen to host Spring Crown Tournament, and would be honored further by your company at the celebration of TRM Edric and Faizeh, Their Heirs and Caid! Please come enjoy the hospitality that is Starkhafn and the camaraderie of friends in the wondrous desert.

Nevada State Museum & Historical Society Location:
Barony of Starkhafn (Las Vegas, Nevada)

Photos from Angel's Melee online

THLord Broichan maqq Kynat of the Canton of Gallavally has announced that photos from the recent Angel's Melee event which took place January 20, 2007 in the Barony of the Angels, are now available to view online.

Caid 12th Night Photos Online

Lady Eilidh Swann has posted an album of Photos of Caid's recent Twelfth Night and Bard of Caid events.

Bard of Caid Competition at Caidan 12th Night

The second Bard of Caid competition was held at Caidan 12th Night on Saturday January 6, 2007. THL Eilidh Swann shares her photos from the event, and from the Bardic Competition.

Laurels United In Caid

On December 3, 2006, in the Kingdom of Caid, Mistress Huette and Master Hroar (Timothy Whitcomb and Pat Lammerts) exchanged wedding vows.

College of St. Artemas featured in news article

Part of the Barony of Calafia, the College of St. Artemas is a small group located at the University of California San Diego campus. A recent article by Katie McLaughlin in The Guardian, a campus newspaper, featured the history and activities of the group.

Photos from Caid Coronation Online

Broichan has posted photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Caid including "2 Laurelings, 1 fresh Pelican, 2 new Court Barons, waning Crowns, waxing crowns, garb to die for, and on and on and on..."

Web preview created for Caidan fundraising calendar

A web site has been created for the highly-successful "Benedictions: A Caidan Calendar of Chivalry and Sainthood". The calendar's sales are a fundraiser to benefit Caid's kingdom coffers, which suffered substantial losses due to the cancellation of this year's Great Western War.

Medieval Marketplace

Oyez, Oyez! Unto the Populace of the Kingdom of Caid does the Shire of Heatherwyne send greetings!!! We beg your indulgence to allow us to remind you that there are only 54 shopping days left until Yule and only 15 more days until Medieval Marketplace this Kingdom's newest excuse to SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP and FIGHT 'TIL YOU FLOP..brought to you by your very own local group of fighting and shopping enablers, the Shire of Heatherwyne. This year Medieval Marketplace will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2007 at beautiful Kun's Park in La Verne. Location:
Shire of Heatherwyne (La Verne, California)

Dun Or Yule Celebration

The Barony of Dun Or would like to announce our Yule celebration on December 9, 2006.

Autocrats for this event are Tim Reilly and Sandra Knoy.
Tim Reilly(Autocrat)
Sandra Knoy(Co-Autocrat)

The event will be held at the auditorium at George Lane Park, 5520 West Avenue L-8, Lancaster, Ca Location:
Barony of Dun Or (Lancaster, California)

Calendar of Chivalry on sale in Caid

Benedictions: A Caidan Calendar of Chivalry and Sainthood debuted at Caid's Fall Coronation on Saturday, November 11, to much public acclaim.

One Book, One Barony: Lyondemere Reads One Book

Her Excellency Angelina Nicollete de Beaumont, Baroness of Lyondemere, Caid, has issued a "One Book, One Barony" challenge to the populous of Lyondemere, an SCA analog to the "One Book, One Community" program started in 1998 to get people interested in reading and create a community wide book club.

Donal O'Brien Laureled in Caid

Broichan has announced that photos from the recent elevation of Master Donal O'Brien to the Order of the Laurel are now available to view online. The elevation took place at the Dreiburgen Anniversary in the Kingdom of Caid.

Hawaiian Costumer Still Plays Dress Up in the SCA

Costumer Amy Sumida, who works for Kaimuki's Prosperity Corner in Hawaii, is busy putting together costumes for the Halloween season. Sumida discovered the SCA in her teens and learned that playing dress-up could be profitable. Nadine Kam of the Honolulu Star Bulletin has the story.

Caid's "Merry Gamester" Shares Expertise

Lord Wat of Coombe (Walter Nelson), of the Kingdom of Caid, has released his book, The Merry Gamester: A Practical Guide to the English Speaking World's Most Popular Card Games, Dice Games and Divers Amusements from Ancient Times to 1900, a work on historical gaming, for general use. The book is available in PDF format.

Dun Or Baronial Anniversary

In honor of Their Excellencies Colyn and Muiriath, who are celebrating their first Anniversary as our Baron and Baroness, our theme is Scottish: In 1322, Robert the Bruce of Scotland won a decisive victory over King Edward of England at the Battle of Byland. This defeat spurred England to finally accept Scotland ’s independence. (In the words of our Baron: “ Scotland was always free; it just took a while to convince England of that.”) So get out your tartans and kilts and join us in the spirit of Scotland ! Location:
Barony of Dun Or (Quartz Hill, California)

Dreiburgen Anniversary

Greetings to one and all! The Barony of Dreiburgen invites all good gentles to join us for a festival of frog frenzy in celebration of our 32nd Anniversary.

Site fee: $5.00 with proof of membership, $8.00 non-members; Children 6-12 $3.00; 5 & under are guests of the Barony. $20.00 maximum per family. Make checks payable to: "SCA, Inc./Barony of Dreiburgen." We are sorry, but merchants are not allowed Location:
Barony of Dreiburgen (Riverside, California)

Heralds' Fall Collegium

Heralds' Fall Collegium

It isn't just for heralds anymore. Are you new royalty, on a guard, a court member, or a Head-of-Court? Could you be one soon? Do you work in an office that interacts with the heralds at events? Have you ever wondered why heralds do things the way they do? We've got an event for you!

Classes start at 10 am. Classes that are from 10 - 12:30 are aimed at heralds but all are welcome; classes from 1:30 - 4:30 are geared towards heralds, royalty, guard, and court members. Location:
College of Heralds (Suisun City, CA)

Duke Edric Aaron Hartwood Winner of Caid Crown Tourney

Duke Edric Aaron Hartwood has won the recent Caid Crown Tournament. He was inspired by THL Faizeh al-Zarqa.

Great Western War Refund Announcement

The Exchequer for the Great Western War, which was recently cancelled due to problems with the site, has annouced that refunds for pre-registrations are being issued.

Silver Rose Ball Portraits Online

Kevin Connery has posted a beautiful gallery of formal SCA portraits taken at Silver Rose Ball in the Kingdom of Caid.

Photos from Kolfinna's Festival of the Rose 2006

Ciar and Eilidh have posted photos from Kolfinna's Festival of the Rose 2006 which took place recently in the Kingdom of Caid.

Queen's Equestrian Championship Tournament

Bring your faithful destrier (or rent one from the Caidan Royal Stables) and join us upon the tourney field to fight for the honor of being Her Majesty Kolfinna’s Equestrian Champion.

Riders (Intermediate and Advanced) will compete on the Quintain, Rings, Pig Heads and Beheading the Enemy. Top riders will advance to the finals for a ride-off of Her Majesty’s choosing. Beginners and young riders are also welcome – special competition categories will be created depending on the authorization levels. Location:
Kingdom of Caid (Chino, CA)

Great Western War 2006 Cancelled

Sir Gavin and Baronesse Cara Michelle have officially announced that, due to site logistics, Great Western War X (2006) has been cancelled.

Fall Potrero War

The Barony of Calafia invites one and all to join us for our Fall Potrero War. Avoid the heat of summer by joining us in our frozen mountain retreat in the eastern lands of Calafia.

The War will be held in its usual location of Potrero County Park (24800 Potrero Park Drive; Potrero, CA 92063). The site will open for pre-registered gentles at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 1, 2006 and will be open for the general populace at 12:00 noon that day. The site shall be officially closed at 12:00 noon upon September 4, 2006. If you wish to remain on site after noon on Monday you will need to pay the park rangers their required fees. Location:
Barony of Calafia (Potrero, California)

Great Western War in Jeopardy

Sir Gavin and Baronesse Cara Michelle have announced a problem with Prado Park in Chino, California, the site of the upcoming Great Western War X. Due to extensive problems, an alternative site is being sought.

Known World Academy of the Rapier

The Kingdom of Caid and the Barony of Lyondemere are proud to host the Known World Academy of the Rapier Sept 8-10, 2006 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriot in Los Angeles, California.

Event Pre-registration is now open!

The Deadline for Event Pre-Registration is August 18, 2006. This is also the cutoff for the group booking hotel rate, after that BOTH prices go up. Pre-Reg TODAY, before Pennsic, otherwise you may miss it! Location:
Barony of Lyondemere (Los Angeles, California)

Seraph Ball: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Bring goblet, plate and dancing shoes To rid yourself of weekday blues. Come dine, come sing, and mostly dance, And mayhap try a game of chance. From summer's heat and blazing Sol To Voyagers, come one and all!  

Their Excellencies Jason and Morgaine, and the College of the Voyagers, bid you welcome for an afternoon and evening of dancing, dining, singing, gaming and more dancing! In honor of the Bard's clever comedy, come dressed as Location:
College of the Voyagers (Pasadena, California)

Dreiburgen Summer Arts

The Barony of Dreiburgen celebrates the Culinary Arts on July 15, 2006 by having a variety of classes and a potluck luncheon.

Site fee: $5.00 for SCA members plus $3.00 for non-SCA members. Please bring proof of membership.

Place: St. Michael's Epicopal Church at 4070 Jackson Street, Riverside, CA 92503. The event will take place in the parish hall of St. Michael's at the corner of Jackson and Hawthorned. Location:
Barony of Dreiburgen (Riverside, California)

Pirate Tourney

The Shire of Darach invites you to gather up your Booty, put on your best eye patch, and join Their Royal Majesties by the Pacific for our annual Pirate Tourney.

The event will feature Heavy weapons, Rapier, and Boffers combat as well as contests and games. Come enjoy Darach's beautiful scenery and cool afternoon breezes with us.

Special Note: This year we will not be holding Pirate Tourney at the usual site. Location:
Shire of Darach (Ventura, California)