Rocky Top Sports World
Gatlinburg all-american bowl


GATLINBURG, TN – Rocky Top Sports World is proud to announce the 2nd annual Gatlinburg All-American Bowl. This unique event, occurring on Dec. 16-18, is the premier post-season opportunity for private and home school football players from across the nation to showcase their skills.In 2020, more than 120 athletes representing 8 states participated in the 3-day event.

“We are excited to continue to provide a much-needed post-season celebration for the best athletes coming out of private and home schools. The top tier talent who participated in our inaugural event in 2020 set the bar and we are looking forward to exceeding that in 2021,” stated Jim Downs, general manager of Rocky Top Sports World.


Games will be played in both 8- and 11-man formats allowing athletes skilled in each scheme the opportunity to participate.

Participating players will be selected through a nomination process and vetted by a selection committee of qualified individuals in the private and home school football community.

Information about nominations, which will be accepted through Nov. 5, can be found at football game

About Rocky Top Sports World: Rocky Top Sports World is an 80-acre sports complex located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains offering seven outdoor fields and an 86,000 square foot indoor venue equipped with six basketball courts.

Rocky Top Sports World is a member of The SF Network, the nation’s largest and fastest growing network of sports facilities and is operated by the industry-leader in outsourced operations, Sports Facilities Companies.

For more information on our facility, visit or call 865.325.0044.

About Gatlinburg: Gatlinburg attracts more than 11 million visitors a year and can grow to a population of 40,000-plus on any given night. Gatlinburg is one of America’s great mountain resort destinations, with accommodations of every kind, dozens of local and national restaurants and attractions galore- all nestled in the foothills and surrounded on three sides by the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains.

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