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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

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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 celebration for the best athletes coming out of private and home schools each year. We are excited that Gatlinburg is home to this one-of-a-kind experience,” stated Jim Downs, General Manager of Rocky Top Sports World.

Games will be played in both 8- and 11-Man formats allowing athletes skilled in each scheme the opportunity to participate.

Players will be selected to attend through a nomination process and vetted by a selection committee of coaches and administrators in the private and home school football community.

Information about nominations, which are currently being accepted through Oct. 12, can be found at: https://rockytopsportsworld.com/gatlinburg-all-american-bowl/.

About Rocky Top Sports World: Rocky Top Sports World is an 80-acre sports complex located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains offering seven outdoor fields and an 86,000 square foot indoor venue equipped with six basketball courts. Rocky Top Sports World is a member of the SFM Network, the nation’s largest and fastest growing network of sports facilities and is operated by the industry-leader in outsourced operations, Sports Facilities Management.

For more information on our facility, visit www.rockytopsportsworld.com or call 865.325.0044.

About Gatlinburg: Gatlinburg attracts more than 11 million visitors each year and can grow to a population of 40,0000-plus on any given night. Gatlinburg is one of America’s great mountain resort destinations with accommodations of every kind, dozens of local and national restaurants and attractions galore – all nestled in the foothills and surrounded on three sides by the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains.

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