Hold a New Tournament
Reason: held seasonally
Events: magical duels, team fighting, archery and melee fighting
Style: round robin / points-based
Length: five days
Awards: first, second and third place
Top Prizes: enchanted equipment
Crowd: will applaud any good effort
Betting: official - rigged odds
Other Entertainment: local bards, parades and professional hecklers
Competitors of interest:
The foreign noble who is very good.
The determined youth who knows quite a few unorthodox tricks.
The foreign savage who is suspected of cheating.
The musclebound brute who came from nowhere.
The proud youth who has good odds to win.
The tricky rogue who is highly talented.