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4 Reasons Your Team Will Love Playing at Rocky Top Sports World

Our state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor sports campus is located in Gatlinburg TN and is surrounded by the beautiful Smoky Mountains. There are benefits of our facility for all those involved, including the event planners, coaches, spectators, and especially the players. Here are 4 reasons your team will love playing at Rocky Top Sports World: Read More

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6 Benefits of Playing Football That You Should Know

As one of the most popular sports in the U.S., football has tons of benefits for those who choose to play. There are multiple mental and physical perks to participating in football, including reducing anxiety, as well as providing an awesome workout. You would be surprised at how many areas of your life can be positively impacted by this sport. Here are 6 benefits of playing football that you should know: Read More


GATLINBURG, TN – Rocky Top Sports World is proud to announce the 2nd annual Gatlinburg All-American Bowl. This unique event, occurring on Dec. 16-18, is the premier post-season opportunity for private and home school football players from across the nation to showcase their skills. In 2020, more than 120 athletes representing 8 states participated in Read More

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4 Reasons Why Rocky Top Sports World is the Best Place for Fall Sports

For anyone who plays sports, odds are fall is a busy time for you. Whether you’re a coach, athlete or parent, you’re always at a practice, scrimmage or game during the Autumn months. If you play fall sports, you need to come spend some time at our sports complex. Here are 4 reasons why Rocky Top Sports World is the best place for fall sports: Read More

Rocky Top Sports World Plays Host to Turf Wars Kickball Tournament

First kickball event at Gatlinburg venue since opening in 2014 GATLINBURG, TN – Rounding third base and heading towards home! Terminology pertaining to base running and pitch counts are not usually commonplace at Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, TN – except for the weekend of Sept. 25-26 when the 2021 Turf Wars adult kickball Read More

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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