You all leave the testing ground and make your way to the center of the tournament grounds, where you begin to see a crowd forming. The crowd is mumbling and whispering behind fans about the day's events. [Raw Perception Roll: DC 20] There is a raised dais in the center of the crowd, and you've seen the Miya use this stand in order to deliver the opening address at the begining of the day's festivities. Over ten minutes pass by, and finally the crowd's murmuring comes to silence as the Miya walks to the center.
"The current standings have been posted." He motions toward a post in a corner where several attendants step back from adhering a scroll. "Let me inform all of you that Akodo Shotaka will be sitting out of the rest of the competition in order to heal from his injuries." A brief spout of exciting murmoring begins to cut through the Miya's discussion and a wave of annoyance flashes across his face. "Now hear this. I stand before you now to ensure that today's incidents will not happen again. We have an investigation being organized into these events, and justice will be met out if any foul play is found. That being said, the competition will convene tomorrow morning as planned. I look forward to seeing the progress of our competitors. I invite the competitors to rest tonight, because tomorrow's competitions will be difficult."
The crowd sort of sticks around for a few minutes after the Miya steps down, sort of unsure what to do, and then they break apart all heading back into the main town. Some within the crowd congregate around the post erected to display the current standings, which read: