Rocky Top Sports World Blog

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6 Reasons Why You Should Sign Up for Kids Sports Camps With Us

If you have never signed your children up for kids sports camps, you should enroll them in one! Since they already probably play a sport, they can get in extra practice time, hone their skills, and learn so much. Here are 6 reasons why you should sign up for kids sports camps with us: Read More

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Top 5 Places to Eat in Gatlinburg for Dinner After a Game

If you’re looking for restaurants to take your team out for dinner, you’ll find plenty of them in downtown Gatlinburg. Whether they want seafood, pizza, or barbecue, you’ll find it in town. There are plenty of places to eat in Gatlinburg that can accommodate large groups of your team’s families. Here are the top 5 places to eat in Gatlinburg for dinner after a game: Read More

Rocky Top Sports World Partners With Team Travel Source

GATLINBURG, TN – Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, Tennessee is proud to partner with Team Travel Source as the Official Housing Company for events hosted at the facility through June 1, 2023. Rocky Top Sports World will work with Team Travel Source to provide housing solutions for all events hosted at Rocky Top Sports Read More

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Great Smoky Mountain Youth All Star Showcase at Rocky Top Sports World

At Rocky Top Sports World, we host several youth sporting events throughout the year. From soccer to volleyball, all kinds of sports are played at our facility. The Great Smoky Mountain Youth All Star Showcase is one of the youth events we want to talk about with you. Keep reading for more information on this event. Read More

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6 Ways to Get Your Kids Excited to Play Youth Sports

Do you want your kids to play youth sports but you aren’t sure how to get them interested? There are plenty of ways you can get your kids excited to play youth sports! From watching games with them to exploring all kinds of sports, you will be able to find a way to get them to want to play. Here are 6 ways to get your kids excited to play youth sports: Read More

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10 of the Best Kid Sports Movies and Shows and Where to Watch

When your family is missing the excitement of youth sports tournaments and games, spend time watching some of the best kid sports movies and TV shows! The second best thing to actually playing sports is watching them. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 10 of the best kid sports movies and TV shows and where you can watch! Read More

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5 Ways Kids Playing Sports Enhances Their Independence

Kids playing sports provides them with many valuable life lessons and disciplines. One of the most important things kids gain is independence. They learn how to tackle issues head on and rely on themselves and others. We can all agree sports are important in shaping who they are. Check out these 5 ways kids playing sports enhances their independence: Read More

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Top 6 Virtual Smoky Mountain Attractions You’ll Enjoy at Home

We know when you aren’t in the Smokies, you’re probably missing them and wishing you could be here! There are plenty of ways you can feel like you’re in town with these virtual Smoky Mountain attractions. You’ll love being able to see some of your favorite activities from the comfort of your own home! Here are the top 6 virtual Smoky Mountain attractions you’ll enjoy at home: Read More

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4 Reasons Tournament Planners Love Our Location Near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Rocky Top Sports World is not only known for its state-of-the-art facilities and amenities, but its spectacular location in the heart of the Smoky Mountains! Our 80 acre sports campus sits right on the doorstep to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where your team can enjoy one of the most beautiful national parks in the country! Here are the top 4 reasons why tournament planners love our location near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Read More