Hold a New Tournament
Events: martial arts, melee fighting, team fighting, fencing and races
Style: round robin / points-based
Length: one day
Awards: first place winner(s)
Top Prizes: large sums of money
Crowd: locals and foreigners
Betting: unofficial - heavily punished
Other Entertainment: acrobats and jugglers, trained animals and magic shows
Competitors of interest:
The tricky rogue who has more wit than skill.
The menacing sorceror who is suspected of cheating.
The nondescript mercenary who may not be in it to win.
The wandering fighter who has quite a few fans.
The hulking barbarian who desperately needs the prize.
The precocious commoner who knows quite a few unorthodox tricks.
The arrogant knight who is highly talented.