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5 Advantages of Playing Football

Benefits of Youth Sports: 5 Benefits of Playing Football

Youth football has become one of the most popular sports for young children. There are many advantages of playing football at a young age, and we know it’s extremely beneficial for your child to be a part of a team sport. Here’s a few benefits of football and how the sport can help your child grow: Read More

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10 of the Best Kid Sports Movies and Shows and Where to Watch

When your family is missing the excitement of youth sports tournaments and games, spend time watching some of the best kid sports movies and TV shows! The second best thing to actually playing sports is watching them. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 10 of the best kid sports movies and TV shows and where you can watch! Read More

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5 Ways Kids Playing Sports Enhances Their Independence

Kids playing sports provides them with many valuable life lessons and disciplines. One of the most important things kids gain is independence. They learn how to tackle issues head on and rely on themselves and others. We can all agree sports are important in shaping who they are. Check out these 5 ways kids playing sports enhances their independence: Read More

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Top 6 Virtual Smoky Mountain Attractions You’ll Enjoy at Home

We know when you aren’t in the Smokies, you’re probably missing them and wishing you could be here! There are plenty of ways you can feel like you’re in town with these virtual Smoky Mountain attractions. You’ll love being able to see some of your favorite activities from the comfort of your own home! Here are the top 6 virtual Smoky Mountain attractions you’ll enjoy at home: Read More

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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: Read More

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Top 5 Places to Take Your Team to Get Ice Cream in Gatlinburg

No matter if you want to celebrate a win, get everyone to spend time together, or just do something fun, you should take your team out for ice cream in Gatlinburg! You have plenty of places to choose from, and you know you’ll find a variety of flavors and toppings, too. Here are the top 5 places to take your team to get ice cream in Gatlinburg: Read More

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4 Fun Attractions in Gatlinburg TN Where Your Team Can Celebrate a Win

There is nothing quite like the excitement of winning a tournament at Rocky Top Sports World, so treat your team to a special celebration at one of the attractions in Gatlinburg! One of the wonderful benefits of our location is that our sports campus is just minutes away from some of the top attractions in the Smokies, making it easy for you to make plans after your game! Here are 4 fun attractions in Gatlinburg TN where your team can celebrate a win: Read More

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Rocky Top Sports World Hosts Special Olympics Tennessee 2020 Winter Games

Rocky Top Sports World is known for hosting the largest, most prestigious sporting events in Tennessee and across the southeast. Each year, the sports complex welcomes thousands of athletes and their families to their destination for volleyball tournaments, cheer competitions, lacrosse championships and more. On January 27th, Rocky Top Sports World had the honor of Read More

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Top 5 Reasons to Get Your Child Involved with Youth Basketball

If you have been looking for a physical activity to encourage a healthy lifestyle for your child, youth basketball is an excellent option! Playing basketball helps children learn basic coordination and team building skills while maintaining their health. After all, kids need physical activity on a daily basis, which can often be difficult with the lure of video games and other distractions! Here are the top 5 reasons to get your child involved with youth basketball: Read More