Hold a New Tournament
Events: team fighting, throwing (javelins, etc), fencing and races
Length: about a week
Awards: first, second and third place
Top Prizes: moderate sums of money
Crowd: very large
Betting: unofficial - almost encouraged
Other Entertainment: professional hecklers, hired bards and parades
Competitors of interest:
The showy mage who has little practical skill.
The tricky rogue who will do anything to win.
The foreign savage who practices an usual style.
The menacing sorceror who proves to be highly honoroble.
The local favourite who is very good.
The mysterious stranger who is frighteningly fast.
The cheerful fighter who may not be in it to win.