Hold a New Tournament
Reason: held seasonally
Events: archery, melee fighting and fencing
Length: two days
Awards: first place winner(s)
Top Prizes: moderate sums of money
Crowd: mostly locals
Betting: unofficial - fair odds
Other Entertainment: magic shows and hired bards
Competitors of interest:
The disgraced noble who is surprisingly agile.
The foreign noble who desperately needs the prize.
The foreign savage who has good odds to win.
The determined youth who is very good.
The nondescript mercenary who is fiercly competetive.
The mysterious stranger who is highly talented.