4 Reasons Our Gatlinburg Sports Complex is the Best Place to Play
Our 80-acre campus features a variety of excellent indoor and outdoor facilities, including 6 state-of-the-art synthetic turf fields, a natural surface field, and a championship stadium field. Our 86,000-square-foot indoor facility is equally impressive, complete with 6 basketball courts, 12 volleyball courts, and more. It‘s no wonder why so many teams love to play at our complex! Here are 4 reasons why our Gatlinburg sports complex is the best place to play:
4 Reasons Teams Love Our Recommended Places to Stay in Gatlinburg
One of the huge benefits of having your event or tournament at Rocky Top Sports World is that our sports campus is only minutes away from hundreds of convenient lodging options! Whether your team wants to stay in a hotel, condo, or cabin, you can find the perfect option to meet your needs! Here are the top 4 reasons why teams love our recommended places to stay in Gatlinburg:
Rocky Top Sports World Partners With Team Travel Source
GATLINBURG, TN - Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, Tennessee is proud to partner with Team Travel Source as the Official Housing Company for events hosted at the facility through June 1, 2023. Rocky Top Sports World will work with Team Travel Source to provide housing solutions for all events hosted at Rocky Top Sports World. Team Travel Source offers sports tournament organizers, team managers and
4 Reasons Tournament Planners Love Our Location Near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Rocky Top Sports World is not only known for its state-of-the-art facilities and amenities, but its spectacular location in the heart of the Smoky Mountains! Our 80 acre sports campus sits right on the doorstep to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where your team can enjoy one of the most beautiful national parks in the country! Here are the top 4 reasons why tournament planners love our location near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park:
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
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
Rocky Top Sports World Honored as a 2019 Champion of Economic Impact
GATLINBURG, TN – Rocky Top Sports World and the Smoky Mountain Cup have been named one of Sports Destination Management’s 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Rocky Top Sports World chose to nominate Smoky Mountain Cup for this award due to their growing impact each year since 2014 when the event began. In 2019, the Smoky Mountain Cup provided $7.6 million in economic
Ways to Prepare for Your First Sports Tournament in the Smoky Mountains
If you’ve never been to a tournament in the Smoky Mountains, it can be stressful figuring out what to pack, where to stay, and how to prepare for the tournament itself. That’s why we’re here to help! Our Smoky Mountain sports complex is the host of plenty of tournaments and events throughout the year, and we know all the best ways for you to prepare. Find out the top ways to prepare for your first sports tournament in the Smoky Mountains:
Rocky Top Sports World Brought $45.7 Million to Sevier County in Fourth Year
We are excited to report that Rocky Top Sports World recently closed the books on its biggest year yet! In the 2017-18 fiscal year, our athletic complex delivered a $45.7 million economic impact to Sevier County, TN. For the fourth consecutive year, Rocky Top Sports World has generated even more money than projected, topping the previous fiscal year by more than $10 million.
5 Amenities That Make Rocky Top Sports World the Ultimate Tournament Destination
Attracting over 42,000 athletes each year, Rocky Top Sports World is one of the most popular tournament destinations in the United States! Since opening its doors in 2014, our 80-acre athletic complex has established itself as an industry leader with its superior amenities and friendly staff members. In 2017, the readers of SportsEvents Magazine voted Rocky Top Sports World one of the nation’s Top 10 Multi-Use Sports Facilities. To help you plan your next tournament, we have put together a handy guide to five features that set Rocky Top Sports World apart from the rest.
Rocky Top Sports World Generates $35.4 Million Economic Impact in Third Year
When Rocky Top Sports World opened its $20 million athletic complex in 2014, it was a big investment for the city of Gatlinburg and Sevier County, TN. Our 80-acre campus was funded as a joint venture by the city and the county. Now that Rocky Top Sports World has closed the books on its third year, we are pleased to report that the area’s investment in our sports complex continues to pay major dividends.
4 Things to Look For When Selecting a Youth Sports Camp
Attending a youth sports camp is a great way for young athletes to sharpen their skills outside of their school or travel team. The best camps offer invaluable instruction from accomplished athletes and coaches that you won’t find anywhere else. However, not all of the camps out there are worth your money. To help you select the right camp for your child, be sure to look for these four things as you do your research:
5 Unorthodox Sports Tournament Ideas You Could Organize at Rocky Top Sports World
Here at Rocky Top Sports World, we can accommodate virtually any type of sports event. With seven outdoor fields, an 86,000 square ft indoor complex, team rooms, referee locker rooms, and plenty of bleacher seating, our campus in Gatlinburg, TN has everything you need for an incredible tournament. While soccer, football, basketball, and volleyball tournaments are most common at Rocky Top, we are definitely not limited to these sports! In fact, we love to host tournaments for sports that don’t always get the same attention as their mainstream counterparts. To help spark your imagination, we have put together a list of five unorthodox sports tournaments that you could organize at Rocky Top Sports World:
Rocky Top Sports World Exceeds Expectations with $27.5 Million Economic Impact in Second Year
At Rocky Top Sports World’s grand opening in September 2014, our ambassador Coach Phillip Fulmer told the crowd, “This was a great vision by a lot of people to come together and this will not only impact the lives of a lot of young people around the country, but the lives here economically.” Coach Fulmer could not have been more correct. Data from Rocky Top Sports World’s second year shows that our sports complex has had a profound economic impact on Sevier County.
Moore Named Rocky Top Sports World General Manager
After a nationwide search, The Sports Facilities Management is pleased to announce the promotion of Lori McMahan Moore as General Manager of Rocky Top Sports World. Moore, a Sevier County native and graduate of the University of Tennessee, previously served as Director of Marketing and Business Development and Interim General Manager at the facility.