Hold a New Tournament
Reason: held bi-annually
Events: fencing, magical duels, melee fighting and team fighting
Length: two days
Awards: first and second place
Top Prizes: moderate sums of money
Crowd: will applaud any good effort
Other Entertainment: parades, staged exhibitions, a storytelling contest and trained animals
Competitors of interest:
The tricky rogue who is fiercly competetive.
The arrogant knight who practices an usual style.
The cheerful fighter who has good odds to win.
The local favourite who is very good.
The showy mage who is frighteningly fast.