Hold a New Tournament
Events: melee fighting, fencing, jousting, team fighting and archery
Length: about a week
Awards: first place winner(s)
Top Prizes: moderate sums of money
Betting: unofficial - almost encouraged
Other Entertainment: local bards and parades
Competitors of interest:
The showy mage who is surprisingly agile.
The cheerful fighter who has more wit than skill.
The local favourite who proves to be highly honoroble.
The gangly youth who is suspected of cheating.
The wandering fighter who will do anything to win.