Rocky Top Sports World Blog

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3 Reasons to Take Advantage of the On-Site Dining at Our Gatlinburg Sports Complex

For your convenience, we offer two different dining options at our complex. Champs Grill and Courtside Cafe provide families and teams the ability to grab a quick bite to eat without having to leave the campus. Both places have a variety of different menu options that are equally delicious and budget friendly. Here are 3 reasons to take advantage of the on-site dining at our Gatlinburg sports complex: Read More

Record Breaking Year in Economic Impact for Rocky Top Sports World

Rocky Top Sports World records $46.9 million in its 7th year of operation GATLINBURG, TN – In its 7th year of operation, Rocky Top Sports World welcomed more than 135,700 athletes, spectators, families and friends to Gatlinburg. The award-winning complex contributed $46.9 million in economic impact during the 2020-2021 fiscal year. “Rocky Top Sports World Read More

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Gatlinburg for the Ultimate Team Souvenir

While participating in a tournament at our Smoky Mountain sports campus, get your team together to go on a fun hunt for the perfect souvenir! Since Gatlinburg is such a unique destination, you can find all types of cool items to take home as a memento of your time in the Smokies! Here are the top 5 places to visit in Gatlinburg for the ultimate team souvenir: Read More

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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