Hold a New Tournament
Events: fencing, team fighting and throwing (javelins, etc)
Style: round robin / points-based
Length: two weeks
Awards: first, second and third place
Top Prizes: good equipment (armor, etc)
Crowd: locals and foreigners
Other Entertainment: magic shows, staged exhibitions, professional hecklers and trained animals
Competitors of interest:
The devoted cleric who is surprisingly agile.
The foreign savage who practices an usual style.
The precocious commoner who is rumored to not always fight fair.
The showy mage who is all talk.