Caid Royals - Awards - Caidan Awards

These are the current Caidan Awards. See Caid Wiki - Awards for more detailed information.

Kingdom Awards

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Award Type Description
Token / Regalia
Acorn Non-armigerous

Awarded to youths for excellence in service.

Note: The New Device is under submission, and may change at any time


Azure, an acorn and a bordure embattled argent.
Argent Arrow Armigerous Awarded for superior skill and appearance in target archery

Azure, an arrow between in fess two crescents argent
Arts and Sciences Pentathlon Champion Honor The winner of the Arts and Sciences Pentathlon, which is usually held every other year.
None
Augmentation of Arms Non-armigerous

Those who have given years of consistent service and dedication to the Kingdom of Caid

A very rare and special award


The recipient is entitled to register a modification to their arms, often times it takes form of the Caidan Cross.
Aurora Caidis Non-armigerous

Awarded to youths for excellence in arts & science.

Note: The Name and Device are under submission, they may change at any time


Azure, three piles wavy in point or.
Award of Arms Armigerous Those who have been of diverse great service to the Realm
No regalia, but the right to display arms with a simple crown a top the shield
Chamfron Armigerous

Awarded for superior skill and authenticity in appearance in equestrian activities.

Note: The Name and Device are under submission, they may change at any time


Azure, a chamfron within a bordure embattled argent.
Chanson Non-armigerous

Those who have excelled in musical arts

Also known as L'Honneur de la Chanson


Azure, a goblet argent, charged on the bowl with a crescent azure, within a bordure embattled argent
Chiron Grant Awarded for outstanding ability in SCA-style archery

Azure, a saggitary salient regardant and drawing his bow to sinister a bordure embattled argent
Chivalry Patent

Those who have excelled in armored combat

Polling Order


KSCA: (Fieldless) A white belt

KSCA: (Tinctureless) A circular chain
MSCA: (Fieldless) A white baldric
Corde de Guerre Non-armigerous Granted for acts of extreme valor upon the war battlefield

Blue and white braided cord worn on the left arm or shoulder
Court Barony Armigerous Those subjects who exemplify noble demeanor and whose contributions have enriched the Realm in unique ways


Coronet, of a form usually chosen by recipient (except cannot be ducal or comital). Six "pearls" (large spheres) around brim is a common choice.

Crescent Grant Awarded for outstanding service to the Kingdom

Azure, three crescents conjoined, horns outward, a bordure embattled argent
Crescent Sword Armigerous Awarded for superior skill and appearance in armored combat

Azure, a crescent surmounted by a sword all within a bordure embattled argent
Crossed Swords Non-armigerous Granted to such fighting units as have demonstrated exceptional skill at arms, valor, and chivalry upon the battlefield

Per fess argent and azure, two swords in saltire counterchanged
Dolphin Armigerous Awarded for superior service to the Kingdom

Azure, a dolphin embowed uriant to sinister argent
Duellist Armigerous Awarded for superior skill and appearance in SCA-style rapier combat

Per pale azure and argent, two rapiers, a bordure embattled counter changed
Gauntlet Grant Awarded for outstanding ability in SCA-sanctioned armored combat

Azure, a dexter gauntlet sustaining by the blade a sword fesswise, a bordure embattled argent
Golden Lance Grant

Awarded for outstanding ability in equestrian activities in accordance with the Treaty of the Golden Lance

Note: The Name and Device are under submission, they may change at any time


Azure, a crescent argent and overall a lance palewise Or, a bordure embattled argent.
Grant of Arms Grant Those who have been of diverse exceptional service to the Realm
No regalia, but the right to display arms with helm and crest
Harp Argent Armigerous Awarded for superior skill in the arts or sciences

Azure, a harp within a bordure embattled argent
King's Champion Honor The non-victorious finalist in Crown Tournament, or to someone who fought exceptionally well in the tournament.

Argent, on a pale azure, a crescent argent.
The champion receives a sword and tabard to wear for the duration of the reign.
Laurel Patent

Those who have excelled in the arts or sciences

Polling Order


(Tinctureless) A laurel wreath
Legion of Courtesy Non-armigerous

The Consort reserves and has the sole right to award the Legion of Courtesy to those found deserving


A rose Or barbed and seeded vert
Lux Caidis Grant

Awarded for outstanding skill in the arts or sciences


Azure, a sunburst, a bordure embattled argent
Pelican Patent

Those who have excelled in service

Polling Order


(Tinctureless) A pelican in its piety. (Tinctureless) A pelican vulning itself

(Tinctureless) A chapeau
Personal Heraldic Title Honor

Those who have shown sustained devotion and extraordinary contributions to the arts of Heraldry and Armory

A very rare and special award

No regalia, but the right to use a personal heraldic title
Queen's Champion Honor The winner of the Queen's Champion Tournament in a specific form

Argent, on a pale azure a rose or
The victor is given regalia of the office to wear for the duration of the reign.
Right Noble Honor Those Guilds or study groups that have provided great service or contributed to the benefit of the Kingdom
No regalia, but the the right to display guild's armory with full achievement: supporters, helm and crest
Rose Honor Those who have served as Consort of Caid for a full reign

(Tinctureless) A wreath of roses
Royal Peerage Patent Those serving as Monarchs for a full reign receive a county, those serving as Monarchs for two full reigns receive a duchy.

Duchy: (Tinctureless) A coronet with strawberry leaves.

County: (Tinctureless) A coronet embattled
Royal Recognition of Excellence Non-armigerous Shall be awarded to individuals or groups for unique reasons, ranging from running a spectacular event to real-life heroism
None
Argent Star Non-armigerous

Awarded to youths for honor and chivalry in youth combat.

Note: The Name and Device are under submission, they may change at any time


Azure, on a mullet argent a crescent azure within a bourdure embattled argent
Signum Reginae Non-armigerous Bestowed by the Queen on those found to have been of special support during the reign


The token is a brooch in the form of a silver crescent, engraved with the sigil of the consort.

Sigillum Regis Non-armigerous Bestowed by the King on those found to have been of special support during the reign

The token is a silver brooch in the form of Caidan Cross, engraved with the sigil of the King.
Signum Regni Non-armigerous Bestowed by the King and Queen on those found to have been of special support during the reign

The token is a brooch in the form of a silver crescent, engraved with the sigil of the sovereign and consort.
Vanguard of Honor Non-armigerous

Granted for recognition of outstanding honorable and chivalric actions upon the tournament field

Polling Order


Orange and black braided cord worn on the right arm or shoulder
Argent Blade Grant

Awarded for outstanding ability in SCA-style rapier combat.

Grant


Per bend sinister azure and argent, a rapier bendwise and a bordure embattled counterchanged.
Master of Defense Patent

Awarded for outstanding ability in SCA-style rapier combat.

Polling Order


(Tinctureless) Three rapiers in pall inverted tips crossed)

Kingdom Awards that have been closed

Award Type Description Token / Regalia
Landmark Closed Locations found to have special significance to the Kingdom. None
New Battered Helm Closed Best death at the Queen's Champion Tournament New Battered Helm
White Scarf Grant

Awarded for outstanding ability in SCA-style rapier combat in accordance with the Treaty of the White Scarf

Polling Order


White scarf worn on the left arm or shoulder

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