Hold a New Tournament
Reason: held seasonally
Events: archery, melee fighting and fencing
Length: about a week
Awards: first and second place
Top Prizes: bragging rights and minor gifts
Crowd: very large
Betting: official and unofficial
Other Entertainment: musical contest(s) and local bards
Competitors of interest:
The tricky rogue who has more wit than skill.
The showy mage who is frighteningly fast.
The devoted cleric who desperately needs the prize.
The flirtatious bard who has little practical skill.