Rocky Top Sports World Blog

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Top 5 Things to do in Gatlinburg in the Winter

If you are attending an event or tournament at Rocky Top Sports World during the winter season, make it an extended vacation to enjoy everything that Gatlinburg has to offer! You will find plenty of fun activities to enjoy in Gatlinburg during the winter season, including both indoor and outdoor attractions! Here are the top 5 things to do in Gatlinburg in the winter: Read More

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5 Reasons Our Campus is Perfect for Special Events in Gatlinburg

While we are known as the place to hold a sports tournament in the Smoky Mountains, you will be pleasantly surprised to know we can also host special events such as weddings, birthday parties, corporate meetings, and family reunions! After all, we have more than 50,000 square feet of indoor space at our Gatlinburg sports complex available for your use! Here are 5 reasons why our sports campus is perfect for hosting special events in Gatlinburg: Read More

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4 Reasons Teams Love Our Recommended Places to Stay in Gatlinburg

One of the huge benefits of having your event or tournament at Rocky Top Sports World is that our sports campus is only minutes away from hundreds of convenient lodging options! Whether your team wants to stay in a hotel, condo, or cabin, you can find the perfect option to meet your needs! Here are the top 4 reasons why teams love our recommended places to stay in Gatlinburg: Read More

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Top 4 Gatlinburg Attractions With Group Discounts

One of the huge benefits of playing a tournament at Rocky Top Sports World is our sports campus is right on the doorstep to downtown Gatlinburg! You can celebrate a win and treat your team to some of the top attractions in the Smoky Mountains! Many of these attractions offer a reduced rate to groups, making them both fun and affordable! Here are the top 4 Gatlinburg attractions with group discounts: Read More

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Top 4 Benefits of Playing Sports on a Youth Team

Kids who play on a youth sports team can enjoy some tremendous benefits that affect all areas of their life! These not only can help kids at their current age but can come in handy later in life as an adult! If you are trying to encourage your kids to play sports or thinking about signing your child up for a local team, it can be well worth the effort! Here are the top 4 benefits of playing sports on a youth team: Read More

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4 Reasons Teams Love When We Cater Their Sporting Event in Gatlinburg TN

One of the huge benefits of hosting a sports tournament at Rocky Top Sports World is that we offer our own catering services! This means that your team can enjoy a delicious and convenient meal without leaving our sports campus! There is no need to settle for an expensive meal in downtown Gatlinburg when you can take advantage of our affordable and tasty options! Here are the top 4 reasons why teams love when we cater their sporting event in Gatlinburg TN: Read More

Rocky Top Sports World to Host Gatlinburg All-American Bowl

GATLINBURG, TN – Rocky Top Sports World is proud to announce the creation of the Gatlinburg All-American Bowl. This unique event, occurring on Dec. 17-19, is the premier post-season opportunity for private and home school football players from across the nation to showcase their skills. “Our team created this event to provide a much-needed post-season Read More

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Top 4 Smoky Mountain Attractions for Families with Active Kids

If you are spending a family vacation in Gatlinburg or have kids who are participating in an event at Rocky Top Sports World, you will be happy to know that there are some fantastic attractions in the Smokies to keep your kids active! We know that children have plenty of energy and it can be difficult to keep them entertained, so be sure to check out one or all of these fun destinations! Here are the top 4 Smoky Mountain attractions for families with active kids: Read More

A group of boys on a soccer team hoisting a trophy in the air.

Top 5 Ways to Motivate Your Youth Sports Team

When it comes to having a successful athletic team, motivation is incredibly important! If your team members don’t have the desire to improve and reach their full potential, it becomes much more difficult for your team to achieve goals and find success! Motivation is even more essential with youth sports because kids often need extra encouragement to be their best. Here are the top 5 ways to motivate your youth sports team: Read More

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4 Things to Do in Gatlinburg as a Treat with Your Kids

After a long weekend of your children working hard at a sporting event or youth sports camp, you may want to treat them with something fun. There are several fun things to do in Gatlinburg, from riding a mountain coaster to playing on a playground at Anakeesta. Here are 4 things to do in Gatlinburg as a treat with your kids: Read More