Rocky Top Sports World Blog

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Top 5 Sports Stores in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville

Whether you need to pick up some last minute gear before your sports tournament or want to browse through some cool merchandise for your favorite team, you will find several great stores near our Gatlinburg sports campus! Here are the top 5 sports stores in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville: Read More

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5 Secret Benefits of Youth Sports

As kids are growing up, youth sports are great for many reasons. While the kids are out playing sports with their friends, they are also benefiting from it in many ways. Many kids take the friendships and life lessons they learn while playing youth sports with them throughout their entire life. There are a few extra benefits of youth sports that you may have never even thought about. Here are 5 secret benefits of youth sports: Read More

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Top 4 Pigeon Forge Activities for Those Who Love Friendly Competition

If you’re playing at Rocky Top Sports World, we know you’ve got a competitive streak in you! While you’re normally taking on other teams, what if you challenged your own teammates to a little Smokies style competition? See who can come out on top and earn bragging rights for the rest of the tournament! Here are 4 Pigeon Forge activities for those who love some friendly competition: Read More

Top 4 Places to Go Swimming in the Smokies After Your Summer Tournament

After participating in a summer tournament at our Gatlinburg sports campus, there is nothing like cooling off with a refreshing swim! The great news is that there are several fantastic swimming options just minutes from our facility, including an indoor swimming pool at a community center right next door! Here are the top 4 places to go swimming in the Smokies after your summer tournament: Read More

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5 Fun Things to do at Dollywood That Your Team Will Love

After a long weekend of hard-fought games and hopefully a new trophy to add to your team’s collection, let your hair down and enjoy a fun-filled day at Dollywood theme park with your teammates and coaches. Dollywood has fun activities for all ages, including games, roller coasters, and shows. Here are 5 fun things to do at Dollywood that your team will love: Read More

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Top 4 Reasons Why You Will Love Spring in the Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains are a popular destination at any time of year, but the spring season is one of the most delightful times of year to enjoy the great outdoors! Whether you are attending one of our sports tournaments or planning a vacation to the Smokies this spring, you will discover what makes this time of year so special! Here are the top 4 reasons why you will love spring in the Smoky Mountains: Read More

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Top 4 Reasons to Get the Free App for Our Tennessee Sports Campus

If you are a big fan of our Tennessee sports campus, you will be delighted to know that we have our very own free app with mountains of information! This is the perfect way to stay updated with all of the exciting tournaments and events coming up, as well as to obtain maps of our venues, get discounts to local businesses and even order concessions online! Here are the top 4 reasons to get the free app for our Tennessee sports campus: Read More

Rocky Top Sports World Earns 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards

GATLINBURG, TN – Rocky Top Sports World has received honors in two of the SportsEvents Media Group’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards categories. The 2021 awards mark the fifth year the Gatlinburg, Tennessee sports complex has earned Readers’ Choice awards. “The City of Gatlinburg is pleased to hear of these two distinctions awarded to Rocky Top Read More

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5 Fun Outdoor Activities in Gatlinburg Your Team Will Love

Our location in the heart of the Smoky Mountains is one of the big reasons why our sports campus has become such a popular destination for youth sports and tournaments! While your team is in town, we know they will want to experience the great outdoors and the magic of the Smokies! Therefore, be sure to schedule some extra time in Gatlinburg to get outdoors and have some fun! Here are 5 outdoor activities in Gatlinburg your team will love: Read More