Does your cheer squad have what it takes to be #1? This November, cheerleading teams from around the nation will come to Gatlinburg, Tennessee for the popular Battle in Rocky Top Cheer Competition. This excellent event is sponsored by the Battle in Rocky Top National Championship Youth Football Tournament, which will be held over the same weekend. Read on for everything you need to know about the premiere cheer competition in Gatlinburg TN.
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.
Let’s get ready to rumble! This fall, Rocky Top Sports World will host “Rumble at the Rock”, a one day Gatlinburg basketball play day for high school teams. This exciting event is a great opportunity for teams from around the area to enjoy a day of spirited competition and plenty of fun. Read on to learn everything you need to know about Rumble at the Rock.
Martial arts are some of the fastest growing sports in America, especially for children. Whether it’s Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, or Jiu-Jitsu, you are guaranteed to find a martial arts class near where you live. No matter which type your kids choose, training in the martial arts provides a number of important physical and mental benefits.
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are right around the corner, and here at Rocky Top Sports World, our young athletes couldn’t be more excited! The children and teenagers who train and compete at our Gatlinburg sports complex can’t wait to see their favorite athletes head to Rio to try and bring back the gold. While many Olympic contenders have captured the imagination of young visitors to Rocky Top Sports World, there are a few athletes and teams who really stand out.
Here at Rocky Top Sports World, we love summer in the Smoky Mountains! With average highs in the mid-80s and lows in the 60s, the weather is perfect for outdoor sports camps and tournaments. At the same time, the summer heat requires athletes to take special precautions when they enjoy some fun in the sun. We have put together a convenient guide with everything you need to know about staying hydrated during summer sporting events at Rocky Top:
Youth basketball teams from around the country will head to Gatlinburg this July to compete in the Hoopz Showcase Summer Championships. This Smoky Mountain basketball tournament promises to draw great athletes and big crowds. Rocky Top Sports World has put together a quick guide with everything you need to know about this hotly anticipated competition.
Rocky Top Sports World is excited to host the Smoky Mountain Soccer Academy Team Camp this July! Specifically designed for high school and club soccer teams, this three day camp will sharpen technical and tactical abilities. Read on to learn everything you need to know about this one of a kind camp.
This July, Rocky Top Sports World will host the 2016 Gatlinburg Summer Grappling Games. Martial artists from around the country will descend on our Smoky Mountain city to compete in this one of a kind tournament. If you would like to participate in the games or would like to attend as a spectator, read on for everything you need to know about the upcoming grappling tournament in Gatlinburg.
Here at Rocky Top Sports World, we love getting feedback from the athletes and families who visit our sports complex in Gatlinburg TN! We are very proud to have over forty 5 star reviews on our Facebook page, with an average rating of 4.7 stars. As we read over our reviews, we noticed that certain themes kept coming up over and over again. Here are the top three things visitors loved about their experience at Rocky Top Sports World:
If your kids want to learn the basics of “the beautiful game”, they will love the Smoky Mountain Soccer Academy! This excellent organization offers a number of soccer programs throughout the year at Rocky Top Sports World that are open to children and teens of all ages. Read on to find out everything you need to know about the Smoky Mountain Soccer Academy’s seasonal camps.
Known as the “Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains”, Gatlinburg, TN is an increasingly popular destination for all types of events and gatherings. In particular, this scenic mountain city is perfect for sports tournaments! We have put together four reasons to plan your next tournament in Gatlinburg:
Now in their 90th year, the Harlem Globetrotters are an indelible part of American sports and culture. Known for their incredible athleticism and outrageous antics, the Globetrotters have delighted fans from all around the world in over 26,000 exhibition games. In June, this one-of-a-kind team will return to Rocky Top Sports World for a special Smoky Mountain basketball camp! Read on for everything you need to know about this can’t-miss event.
For years, Monday Night Football games began with the classic question, “Are you ready for some football?” According to a new survey, the answer is still a resounding “yes”! A recent study commissioned by USA Football, the sport’s national governing body, found that football is the fastest growing youth sport in the country. As one of the Southeast’s leading destinations for youth football tournaments, camps, and events, Rocky Top Sports World is thrilled to hear this news! We’ve summarized the survey’s findings below.
One of the greatest college football coaches of all time will lead a special camp at Rocky Top Sports World this June! The famous Phillip Fulmer will share his unparalleled knowledge of the game with aspiring football players, ages 7 - 17. Read on for everything you need to know about this one of a kind Gatlinburg football camp.