4 Ways to Stay Active at Rocky Top Sports World This Winter

Young women playing volleyball

During the winter months, it can be difficult for children and adults to stay active. When freezing temperatures become the norm, it is simply too cold to participate in outdoor activities. Fortunately, Rocky Top Sports World has the solution! An indoor sports tournament in Gatlinburg is the perfect way get some exercise and have fun with your friends this winter.

As the newest athletic complex in the Smokies, Rocky Top Sports World offers state-of-the-art facilities that can accommodate a variety of indoor sports. Here are four great ways that your family can stay active at Rocky Top Sports World this season:

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1. Basketball Tournaments

Rocky Top Sports World contains six indoor basketball courts within our 86,000 square foot facility. There are a number of basketball tournaments scheduled for the upcoming months, including the Rocky Top Turkey Jam on November 15-16 and Rocking the Rim in the Mountains on December 13-14. In addition, the TN Premier Hoops Winter Championships will take place on February 7 – 8. These Tennessee Premier Hoops events are open to boys and girls in grades 3 – 8, and registration can be completed by following the above links.Teenagers playing basketball

2. Volleyball Tournaments

There are 12 volleyball courts available at Rocky Top Sports World to host tournaments, including the Great Escape Young Adult and Seniors Volleyball Tournament on November 12. In addition, on February 21-22, the Queen of the Mountain Volleyball Tournament, presented by the Knoxville Volleyball Academy, takes place at Rocky Top.

3. Wrestling Tournaments

Rocky Top Sports World also hosts wrestling tournaments, as their indoor facility can easily accommodate wrestling mats. This December, the 11th Annual Smoky Mountain Duals Wrestling tournament takes place at Rocky Top on December 22-23. This exciting event is scheduled to include 9 – 12 mats and 18 – 24 teams. All competitors in the tournament are guaranteed 7 to 9 matches. Visit the Gatlinburg Tournaments & Camps page to learn more about this event and all of our other tournaments.

Young men in a wreslting match4. Martial Arts Tournaments

Martial arts tournaments are another great indoor activity at Rocky Top during the cold winters in the Smokies. The professional tournament and events team at Rocky Top Sports World will work closely with you to schedule your event and to ensure that every aspect of your martial arts tournament is handled with complete professionalism.

How to Organize a Tournament at Rocky Top Sports World

Rocky Top Sports World makes it easy to organize your own sports tournament in Gatlinburg! The first step is to select the date and time for your tournament, and then determine how many teams you would like to invite. You might be interested in hosting a smaller event with a group of friends from work, a church group, a local recreation department, or perhaps you would like to plan a huge tournament with teams from around the country. Rocky Top Sports World can accommodate virtually any group size, so your tournament can be as big or small as you want.

Once the teams have been established, you can hire referees, create brackets, and select prizes for the winners. Although it may seem overwhelming to organize your own sportingWoman kicking in a martial arts tournament event, the expert team at Rocky Top Sports World is more than happy to help you plan the perfect tournament. To get in touch with us, visit the Rocky Top Sports World Contact page or give us a call today!