Everything You Need to Know About the Duals Smoky Mountain Wrestling Tournament

Two men competing in a Smoky Mountain wrestling tournament.

Rocky Top Sports World is excited to announce Smoky Mountain Duals, an action-packed two-day wrestling event taking place at the end of December. This is guaranteed to be a great event that you will not want to miss! In addition, this is a fantastic opportunity for your team and family to combine a holiday vacation to Gatlinburg with a top-notch sporting event. Here are the details you need to know about the Duals Smoky Mountain Wrestling Tournament:

Dates and Times

The Smoky Mountain Duals is scheduled to take place on Monday, December 21 and Tuesday, December 22. The weigh-ins will take place each morning at 7:30 a.m. and the coaches meeting will occur each morning at 8:15 a.m. Although the exact wrestling times have not yet been determined, keep an eye on our tournament page for updated information! Please note that Rocky Top Sports World will have mats available for scheduling a practice time on Sunday, December 20 from 1 – 6 p.m.

Entry and Admission Fees

The entry fee per high school is $350 for the tournament. Families, guests, and spectators are welcome to attend the tournament each day for $10 per person.

Tournament DetailsWrestlers on a mat in the middle of a match.

The Duals Smoky Mountain Wrestling Tournament will consist of 12-14 mats, with a total of 24 – 28 teams. The first 28 teams to submit signed contracts will participate in the tournament. Each wrestler is guaranteed between 7 to 9 matches, so expect plenty of fantastic wrestling action on each day!

The tournament will be played in a pool format, where there will be a championship bracket following the pool competition. Award plaques will be presented to the teams that rank 1st – 6th place, and the 1st place team’s coach will receive a special prize: a whole smoked prime rib!

Lodging Information

Rocky Top Sports World and T3 Travel are working in partnership with local hotels and the city of Gatlinburg to secure lodging options that are near our sports facility. We are requesting that all groups requiring hotels book via T3 travel to receive the best group rates. 

Meal Plans

Rocky Top Sports World is pleased to offer a convenient meal plan for the wrestlers participating in the Smoky Mountain Duals. Since we feel that healthy eating is important for our competing athletes, we offer a selection of meals that can be pre-ordered online. Simply visit the Rocky Top Sports World Food Plans page to select the appropriate date and time for the meal.

A photo of two young men wrestling.About Rocky Top Sports World

Rocky Top Sports World is the ultimate sports tournament destination in the Southeast. Our state-of-the-art facilities include an 86,000 square foot indoor multi-sport center as well as superior spectator viewing areas. We have everything necessary for a successful tournament, including several team rooms, an event planner workspace, bleacher seating, and so much more. To learn about all of the upcoming events at Rocky Top Sports World, check out our Smoky Mountain Sports Tournaments page!