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).


  Baronial Adopt a Fighter Program

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

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Greetings Calafia!

After such a long break in July, it was nice to have two local tournaments right here in Calafia to visit with all of Calafian and traveling friends. It was a great day in our Canton of Tanwayour to celebrate their anniversary. Many thanks to the Canton for hosting such a great event. It was a day filled with fighting, napping, arts and spending time with our Calafian families. And two weeks later, we were at again in the cold climate of Stonehenge for Leodamus of Thebes. We would like to thanks first time stewards Lady Isolde and Lord Duncan. The fighting was interesting and entertaining and the games and contests were greatly amusing! The legacy of Leodamus is great part of Calafian tradition. It is a symbol of how we can all settle disputes with kindness to forge a stronger Barony. Thank you for all that participated in the polling. We will be making the announcement at Anniversary in November.

September sees us traveling once more to Angels for their Anniversary and the investiture of Liam and Fara as the new Baron and Baroness. Please join us to celebrate the contributions of Peter and Gabrielle and the new journey of Liam and Kara. After that, our neighbors in Glydenholt host Crown Tourney. We will be there to support all of our fighters contesting for the Crown of Caid. After Crown, Great Western War is right on the horizon. Even if you are camping elsewhere, remember that everyone is welcome to come by the Baronial Encampment. The Baronial pavilion will be up and is available for all Calafians. Also, remember there will lots of activities in the Baronial encampment like our “Potreobition” Party on Saturday night and more! However, don’t exhaust yourself at war too much! The following weekend is Lief Erickson where will we be having melee fighting, Ice Floes and much more!

Finally, Anniversary is just around the corner on November 7th. At Anniversary, we will be having two of our own rapier fighters, Baron Oliver and Don Mallory, elevated to the Order of Defense. Also, we will be having our officer change-over as our new officers take over. Who are these new officers you ask? That is still be decided! If you wish to nominate someone for a job, find out more about being an officer or just if you are just interested, come to this month’s Populace meeting! We will be polling on the nominated officers. Being an officer can truly be a rewarding experience, getting you involved in the Dream in new ways. Even if you have no desire to take the office itself, being a deputy is a great way to learn and be involved. If your interests in our Barony go a different way, Her Excellency and I are looking for people interested in serving on our Court and Guard. This is a great way to get to know how Court works and the jobs of the Baron and Baroness. If you are interested, please contact us, Lady Saran or THL Curteis for more information.

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 website

Visit our Events Calendar for upcoming events.
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  The Serpent's Tongue
  (The Baronial Monthly Newsletter of Calafia)

  Their Excellencies Progress

  Their Excellencies Information

  The Baronial & Kingdom Calendars

  Arts & Sciences

  Guilds and Activities

  Guilds and Subgroup Meetings Calendar

  The Calafian Library


   Baronial Officers

  Baronial Court, Guard & Champions

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

Our newcomers representative is available via e-mail

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 Mistress Fia Naheed for more information.

Mailing Lists

Between our monthly meetings, the populace of Calafia also has discussions via email. Our mailing list is open to the public and is provided Yahoo Groups.


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