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4 Best Things to Do in Gatlinburg With Your Team After a Tournament

After you play a tournament, you’ll want to do something fun with your team! We want to share some of the best things to do in Gatlinburg with kids so you guys can have a ton of fun while you’re in town. From arcades to the aquarium, you’ll find there are plenty of activities that are perfect for relaxing and having fun. Here are 4 of the best things to do in Gatlinburg with your team after a tournament: Read More

Rocky Top Sports World Hosts World Cube Association

GATLINBURG, TN – Rocky Top Sports World, managed by Sports Facilities Management, hosted a World Cube Association competition for the 3rd year this past weekend, December 7-8th, 2019. The World Cube association governs competitions for mechanical puzzles such as the Rubik’s Cube.

This year’s event had 100 total competitors who journeyed from as far as China, India and Malaysia. The United States was well represented with competitors from California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin who aimed to showcase their skills.

The puzzle events included traditional cubes, ranging in size from 2x2x2 up to 7x7x7, as well as pyraminx, a triangular Rubik’s Cube, square-1, a shape-shifting 3-layered twisty puzzle and skewb, a corner-turning twisty puzzle. The competition also included a number of rounds with competitors blindfolded or tasked with utilizing just their feet to solve.

The World Cube Association will be hosting another competition at Rocky Top Sports World next year on December 5-6th, 2020. Results from this year’s competition, as well as more information on the World Cube Association, can be found by visiting https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/competitions/RockyTop2019.

Rocky Top Sports World Earns International Venue Award

GATLINBURG, TN – Rocky Top Sports World, managed by Sports Facilities Management, has received a 2019 Fitness and Nutrition Award from Global Health and Pharma. Rocky Top Sports World was named the “Best Indoor and Outdoor Sports Campus – South East USA.” Rocky Top Sports World is now recognized both nationally and internationally for their facilities and customer service.

“We are thrilled that the international community has now been introduced to Gatlinburg through our facility,” said Rocky Top Sports World General Manager, Jim Downs. “Our unique combination of indoor and outdoor facilities nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains allows us to bring thousands to Gatlinburg each year.”

The full list of award winners can be found on Global Health and Pharma’s website.

About Global Health and Pharma: Global Health and Pharma (GHP) is a global information sharing platform that provides enhanced communication and collaboration opportunities to their proprietary member community model.