Calafia Crest

Azure, a sea-serpent sable fimbriated Or, and overall a trident with a laurel wreath entwined in its tines Or

Welcome to the Barony of Calafia, in the Kingdom of Caid; a branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA).

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The Baron and Baroness of Calafia Their Excellencies Guy Rand and Muirrenn
Photo Courtesy of: Lord Ketill rauðskeggr

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Greetings Calafia!

What an amazing War! The weather was once more cool and inviting. The fighting was fierce but friendly and our amazing A&S team had even more classes than ever before. We want to thank our Event Stewards, Baroness Deirdre, Mistress Reina and THL Rhua, and their hardworking staff for a great, fun filled event. We had a great time visiting with friends from Calafia and abroad, fighting, teaching and volunteering. War is a collaborative effort, from the team that puts it on to the populace that makes it happen. We cannot have this event without the thousands of volunteer hours put in by some many over the weekend and months prior to the event. Thank for to everyone who made the trek once more to Potrero. And a special thanks to all of those who volunteered to help out to make the event, Arts classes and the fighting happen. Many awards were given on the fields, in the encampments during Roving Court and during the final court. Congratulations to all these worthy gentles!

Just before War this year was another important event, Crown Tournament! We travelled up to Al-Sahid, surviving treacherous winds to watch and cheer for Calafian contenders. It was a great day of fighting, with honor and Chivalry on display. Our knights represented us well on the field, but in the end it was His Highness, Ozmund Rus who carried the day and joined us at Potrero War. Please join us in welcoming Their Higheness, Ozmund Rus and Marrisa Rus when they join us in our Dear Barony.

While this month is quiet as we recover from Potrero war, there are some important events coming up in the next few months. This coming weekend, we are hosting the Princess's Chamption Equestrian event due to rescheduling. Thanks to our Equetrain Guild and marshals for making this event happen on short notice. After that, on June 9th, please join us up at Gyldenholt Anniversary where our Cousins, Barons Giles and Guiseppe, step down after a glorious reign. Their worthy heirs, Illia and Vatasha, have a large shoes to fill and we look forward to welcoming them to the thrones of Northern neighbors.

In July, we have Lyondomere Anniversary on July 9th which will also have the 50th year display for Caid. This display contains many relics of Caidian and Calafian history and we encourage you to go up and see it if you are not travelling to the 50 year celebration yourself! After Lyondomere is our valuable Comic-Con demo followed by Arts in the Park. If you are attending Comic-Con in anyway, we ask that you put on your Chatelaine hat and help out as you can. Regardless of that, Arts in the Park is fantastic event, showcasing all of our wonderful guilds as well as recruiting those interested from the various Demos in July.

In service to Calafia,
Guy Rand and Muirrenn
Baron & Baroness of Calafia

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The SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) is a not-for-profit, educational, and historical organization dedicated to reliving and recreating the Middle Ages, as they should have been, from approximately the latter Roman era to 1650 A.D. We seek to learn about the beauty and chivalry of our past and to share with others the wonders of medieval Europe. We re-create the fun parts, like the feasts, costumes & sword fighting...
  ...but leave out the parts like plagues, lice and beheadings!

The society is divided into kingdoms and the kingdoms are subdivided into baronies based on geographic location.
Calafia is one of the founding baronies in Kingdom of Caid located in Southern California
and comprises San Diego and Imperial counties.
For more information about the SCA and its geography, visit the SCA.org website

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Calafian Subgroups

Canton of Poll na Gainmhe
Canton of Summergate
Canton of Tanwayour
College of St. Artemas
College of St. Isidore
· Incipient Stronghold of Warrior's Valley (Inactive)

New Comers

A Baronial Household meeting is held the first Wednesday of the month. Topics are geared towards those new to the Barony, Kingdom, or SCA in general.
Contact the Baronial Household officer, Mistress Fia Naheed, for more information.

Newsgroups

You can join the Barony's official email newsgroup, CalafiaList, on Yahoo Groups, or our official Facebook group.
Both groups are open to the public.


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