There is nothing quite like a tournament. The pomp and circumstance juxtaposed with the speed, skill, and sometimes brutality, of combatants doing everything they can to be the victor. A tournament can often be the centerpiece of a campaign chapter, and winning one of them (or at least putting on a good show) is a phenomenal way for your party to get noticed.
6 Tournaments to Add Some Bloodsport to Your Campaign
Kobold Press recently published the final entry in my Tournaments series, so I thought I'd collect all six of these brutal bloodsports in one place, so the DMs among you can start getting ideas.