Kingdom of Caid

Lyondmere Anniversary & Baronial Investiture

The Barony of Lyondemere invites all good gentles to join us on July 22nd, 2006 (AS XL) as we celebrate our Baronial Anniversary and the investiture of our new Baron and Baroness. Come and enjoy the fighting, feasting, and reveling with us! The feast will be limited to 120 people, so please send your reservations to BEFORE June 25th, 2006. Location:
Barony of Lyondemere (Torrance, California)

Leis or Kilts?

The 25th annual Hawaiian Scottish Festival and Highland Games at Kapi'olani Park in Honolulu, Hawaii featured demonstrations by the local SCA group.

Pelican Injured in Caid

A Caidan pelican (the kind with feathers, not the kind wearing a medallion) was injured on Pacific Coast Highway in Orange County, California on Thursday as a car struck her. Though the driver was sober, wildlife officials say that the pelican was "probably intoxicated."

Nordwache 23rd Anniversary

The Barony of Nordwache invites the populace of Caid to join us for the celebration of our 23rd Anniversary at the exact center of California, North Fork!

Michael of Boulton

North Fork Recreation Center
33507 Road 230
North Fork, CA. 93643

From Hwy. 99. Fresno: Take Highway 41 north to Road 200 (from the 2nd stop light on Hwy 41 [i.e. Hwy 145] it is 8 miles to Road 200.) Turn right on Road 200. Travel 18 miles on Road 200 to North Fork. Once in North Fork Road 200 turns right into Road 230, turn left at the sign for the Recreation Center, Road 230 will dead end at the site. Location:
Barony of Nordwache (North Fork, California)

An SCA King In Camelot: Duke of Caid plays King Arthur on stage

Scott Farrell, known in the SCA as Duke Guillaume de la Belgique, will portray King Arthur in a San Diego, California, production of the musical Camelot. The production runs July 8 through July 16, 2006.

Sven Örfhendur and Kolfinna Kottr New Heirs to Caid

On Live Journal, Divinite reports the results of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Caid. Sir Sven Örfhendur, fighting for Sir Kolfinna Kottr, was victorious.

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). Location:
Barony of Dun Or (Palmdale, California)

Students Learn About Medieval Life from Caidans

Craig Tenbroeck of the North County Times attended a recent Medieval Festival at Lincoln Middle School in Vista, California where students took part in A&S activities and watched a siege engine contest.

Instructors Sought for Known World Academy of Rapier

The Kingdom of Caid will be hosting the 2006 Known World Academy of the Rapier (KWAR) on September 8th through 10th, 2006. The event is being held at the Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Marriot in Los Angeles, CA. (Correction)

Principality of Caid Tournament

Today's SCA meets Yesterday's SCA! The Barony of Altavia welcomes all to hearken back to when Caid was a Principality: when a tree was a pavilion, when carpet armor was legal and helmets were Freon cans; when T-tunics and jeans were major costumes and hippy clothes were the height of SCA fashion; when Caidan thrones were cloth-covered fold-up aluminum chairs!

Known World Olympics at Estrella

Dirk V and Chamayn II, Basileos and Basilissa of Caid, have announced that this year's Estrella War will feature a Known World Olympics.

Three Events Added to Estrella Schedule

Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Estrella War XXII Internal Publicity Deputy, has announced three additional special events at the War: a Progressive Weapons Rapier Tourney, sponsored by the Kingdom of Caid, a siege engine competition, sponsored by Atenveldt, and Defenders of the White Scarf Tourney, sponsored by the Southern Academy of Rapier.

Chivalry's renaissance: Society for Creative Anachronism puts emphasis on creative anachronism

An article in the Pahrump Valley Times describes the SCA and the recent Festival of the Rose.

Hounds to Run at Estrella

Baron Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier who is in chrage of Internal Publicity for Estrella War XXII, has announced that the Kingdom of Caid will host hound coursing at this year's Estrella War.

Great Deeds from Great Western

Lady Elsa Saxenkammer, a bard from the West Kingdom, relates a story of deeds of honor from the recent Great Western War.

Drafn War Band Helps Celebrate Viking Times in Caid

Members of the Drafn War Band participated recently in a celebration of Norwegian culture at the third annual Viking Festival at Norway Hall in Vista, California.

Salamander Armoury

Custom hand forged blades in high carbon and pattern welded laminate by Dr. JP Hrisoulas.

Great Western War Updates

Mattheus Faelen Reyner, Publicity Director for Great Western War IX, has posted a update containing a number of announcements pertaining to the War which takes place October 5-11, 2005 in Chino, California.

West/An Tir War Photos

Lady Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted pictures from this past weekend's West/An Tir War.

Multiple slideshows from Potrero War posted

Jim Engebretson has posted multiple slideshows with photos from the most recent Potrero War, held recently in the Barony of Calafia in the Kingdom of Caid.

Caidan Coronation


The Barony of Calafia invites Caid to assemble in witness of the stepping down of Derek and Chamayn, King and Queen of Caid, and to celebrate coronation of Their heirs, Prince Dietrich von Vogelsang and Princess Adriana von Vogelsang.

Shire of Darach celebrates anniversary with tournament

In the Kingdom of Caid, the Shire of Darach celebrated their 30th anniversary with a tournament. THL Eilidh Swann Stralachlan has posted photos from the tourney.

Siege Cook-Off at Potrero War

The Barony of Calafia is proud to announce that the House of the Blackened Pot will be sponsoring the May war Siege Cook Off at Potrero War in Caid.

Potrero War

Potrero War is an annual event hosted by the Barony of Calafia, in the Kingdom of Caid. It is generally held late in the month of May.

Great Western War

Oyez! Oyez! Looking for a Great Time at Great Western War IX? Then come and share your knowledge, artistry, and skills with the rest of the Knowne World by teaching a class at Great Western War IX!

Knowne World Youth Newsletter Available Online

Lady Gwenlian from the Kingdom of Caid is now publishing Libellus, the Known World Youth Newsletter, filled with advice and information on youth activities in the different kingdoms.

History of Caid

These past few months, I've been ensconsed with various arcane tomes of knowledge, endeavoring to draft a place among the dim recesses of the ether wherein one might read the tale of the history of the Kingdom of Caid. Having made the first public announcement at Coronation this past Saturday, I am ready to bring this news to a wider audience.

THL Kolfinna kottr to become Caid's first female Knight

THL Kolfinna kottr was asked by Caid's outgoing Majesties Brand and Nuala to join the order of the Chivalry this last Saturday.

The Black Bard of Meridies, MSoB

This is the home page of Rathflaed DuNoir, an SCA Bard with many songs and poems posted. Notwithstanding the "Meridies" in the site's name, Rathflaed currently lives in Caid, according to the site.


The Kingdom of Caid (pronounced to rhyme with "my bead") includes southern California, the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area, and Hawaii.