Bard of Caid 2018
For details on the rules for the competition, see Bard of Caid Rules 2018.
The competitors to become the 14th Bard of Caid were (in alphabetical order):
Two competitors participated in the first round of the competition.
The first round, held at Festival of the Rose/Dreiburgen Summer Arts, asked competitors to perform a period piece, and included documentation in the scoring. The round was won by Mary Dedwydd verch Gwallter with her performance of a 13th century Cantiga de Santa Maria.
Round 2 was held at Calafia Anniversary (November 3, 2018), on the theme "St. George and the Dragon"
Round 3 was held at Twelfth Night/Coronation (January 5, 2019).
At Twelfth Night 2019, each of the finalists performed one piece for the final round of Bard of Caid 2018.