Hold a New Tournament
Reason: held seasonally
Events: team fighting and archery
Style: round robin / points-based
Length: two weeks
Awards: first, second and third place
Top Prizes: small sums of money
Crowd: will applaud any good effort
Betting: unofficial - rigged odds
Other Entertainment: parades and hired bards
Competitors of interest:
The devoted cleric who knows quite a few unorthodox tricks.
The jaded warrior who is very good.
The mysterious stranger who proves to be highly honoroble.
The arrogant knight who is highly talented.
The hulking barbarian who is frighteningly fast.