Gyldenholt Unbelted Tournament 2024

The Barony of Gyldenholt invites you to join them in celebrating the skill, valor, and the honor of the Unbelted Armored Combat Fighters of Caid. The theme of the day is Arms & Armor! Show us your impressive weapons, armor, or heraldic arms! The populace is encouraged to decorate their pavilions, showing off the might and beauty of combat in the SCA.


Cedar Grove Park – 11489 Pioneer Rd, Tustin, CA 92782-1346, United States
7:00am-Site opens
8:00am-General set up
9:00am-Lists open
10:00am-Opening Court (at TRM pleasure) followed by the Tournament
4:00pm-Closing Court and site clean up
6:00pm-Site Closes
Combat will be a single elimination style tournament. A second life may be gained with submission of an Arts & Sciences entry or a period bardic piece. Entries will be on display for the populace to enjoy in a static display. After submission, fighters will be given a token to give to the list officer, redeeming their second life (If you plan to take your entry into combat, please provide a photo and a brief description of the piece for the display).
There will be a “Most Well Rounded Fighter” of the day competition. The winner will be selected from among the fighters who enter in the most of the day’s events (A&S, Bardic, Chivalry). Sign up at the List table.
There will also be a People’s Choice “Fighter Edition” competition. The populace will be able to vote for fighters based on their combat prowess, chivalric behavior, their beauteous armor, or even how well they die. Votes can be cast during or immediately following any fight throughout the day.
While Unbelted is a celebration of the Kingdom’s fighters, all are welcome to participate in the events of the day. The theme of the day is Arms and Armor.
A&S Display
Bardic judges await to hear your songs, poems, and prose celebrating Arms & Armor.
Pavilion Displays! The populace is encouraged to show off their shields, armor, heraldry, and weapons.
Both a donation breakfast and lunch will be available. Breakfast will be hosted by the Rapier Community. Lunch is being coordinated by Lady Elishava.
Adult Event Registration $15, Adult Member Discount Registration $10, Youth aged 17 and under are guests of the Barony, but parents must still sign the minor waiver or present a valid membership card. Cash and checks accepted at gate. Please make checks payable to “SCA, Inc/Barony of Gyldenholt.”
Parking is extremely limited at the park. Additional parking is available at the nearby Pioneer Middle School. Carpooling is encouraged. This is a dry site. Please take all your trash off site.

Lord Brynjólfr Brandsson


From the North- Take your best route to I-5 South. Exit 101A Tustin Ranch Rd. and turn left. Go approximately 2.5 miles and turn left onto Pioneer Way. Turn right onto Pioneer Rd. The park entrance will be on the left.
From the South- Take your best route to I-5 North. Exit 101A Tustin Ranch Rd. and turn left. Go approximately 2.5 miles and turn left onto Pioneer Way. Turn right onto Pioneer Rd. The park entrance will be on the left.

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