The Order is incorporated as a non-profit, non-stock corporation. It was founded 21 July 2018 at Monroe County, New York, and Articles of Incorporation were filed 15 August 2018, at Eufaula, Barbour County, Alabama. An IRS 501(c)3 application is in process.
The Objects of the Order are charitable and educational and shall specifically serve to encourage the study of history; to verify the genealogy of descendants of Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar (El Cid); to accomplish research, preserve manuscripts, wills, deeds, and other documents; to support the restoration of sites and landmarks having charitable, literary, educational, historical, or governing backgrounds.
Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, Arco de Santa Maria
The motto of the Order is "Honor, Loyalty, and Integrity".
The colors of the Order shall be red, white, yellow gold, and turquoise.
The insignia of the Order is available in regular and miniature sizes. The insignia shall be suspended on a turquoise grosgrain ribbon. Officers and Councilors are authorized to purchase the wide gold bar engraved with their respective titles. A neck ribbon is also available for Officers and Councilors to display their insignia.