Rocky Top Sports World Blog

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4 Secret Benefits of Playing Sports in the Smoky Mountains

If you have ever visited the Smoky Mountains, then you know that it is by far one of the best places to bring your family or sports team. There are so many fun things to do, places to shop and restaurants to dine in, that it is impossible to fit it all in in one trip. Read More

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How to Travel to a Gatlinburg Sports Tournament in Style

You have practiced as much as you could. The entry fees have been paid. You and your team have found the perfect lodging accommodation that meets your needs. Now, it is time to decide what you all need to pack for your upcoming fun and exciting Gatlinburg sports tournament. Because Rocky Top Sports World is Read More

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5 Reasons Your Kids Will Love Having Their Birthday Party at Rocky Top Sports World

Looking for a great location to have your child’s next birthday? Rocky Top Sports World can host the perfect party for your little athlete! Our state-of-the-art sports complex in Gatlinburg, Tennessee has everything you need for your son or daughter’s special day. Here are a few reasons your kids will have a blast at a Sports World birthday party: Read More

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Plan a Youth Smoky Mountain Sports Event in 6 Easy Steps

At Rocky Top Sports World, we understand how much effort goes into planning the perfect Smoky Mountain sports event. From finding the right location to inviting the teams, there is a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes to make sure that the player’s experience is both a challenging and memorable one. Read More

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Rocky Top Sports World: Top 6 Benefits Of Playing Youth Sports

At Rocky Top Sports World, we understand how important it is for kids to participate in a youth sports program. Not only do we support it because it gives kids a chance to explore our Gatlinburg Sports complex, but we also know there is a ton of health benefits associated with youth sports. In case you Read More

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Former UT Football Coach Phillip Fulmer Joins Team at Rocky Top Sports World

Calling all college football fans! Phillip Fulmer, former head football coach for the University of Tennessee, recently announced that he will be joining our quickly-growing team at Rocky Top Sports World. Coach Fulmer’s position with our Gatlinburg sports complex will be to work as an ambassador with the community, as well as assist with the development of our many sports camps and sponsorships throughout the year. Read More

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Take Your Game to the Next Level at the Nike Pre-Draft Basketball Camp in Gatlinburg

Does your son or daughter dream of playing in the NBA or the WNBA? The Nike Pre-Draft Camp is an incredible opportunity to help your kids on their path to basketball greatness! Coming to Rocky Top Sports World at the end of September, this one day intensive course was designed by Nike to help aspiring young athletes reach their full potential on the court. Read on to learn everything you need to know about this exciting basketball event in Gatlinburg. Read More

Volleyball team competing at Rocky Top Sports World

Top 8 Gatlinburg Attractions Near Rocky Top Sports World To Visit This Fall

Aside from our state-of-the-art facility and our fantastic views, one of the biggest things that sets Rocky Top Sports World apart from all the other youth sporting complexes in the country is our close proximity to so many fun and exciting things to do. Not only are we neighbors to the most popular national park in America, but we are also just down the street from a ton of thrilling Gatlinburg attractions that visitors will love to enjoy after spending the day competing. Read More