Hold a New Tournament
Events: team fighting, martial arts, fencing, jousting and melee fighting
Style: round robin / points-based
Length: about a week
Awards: first and second place
Top Prizes: enchanted equipment
Crowd: wants to see blood
Betting: official - fair odds
Other Entertainment: magic shows, hired bards and a storytelling contest
Competitors of interest:
The mysterious stranger who has an ulterior motive for competing.
The tricky rogue who is all talk.
The wandering fighter who has already made a few enemies.
The showy mage who is suspected of cheating.