Rocky Top Sports World
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Martial Arts
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling


1870 Sports World Blvd.
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Office: 865-325-0044

Doug Grote – General Manager

Elissa Breitenstein
– Marketing & Sponsorship Manager


Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, has received both national and international attention for its state-of-the-art facilities and amenities. Rocky Top Sports World has been voted a 2020 Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism by Sports Destination Management as well as Top 10 Southern Indoor Sports Facilities for 2018 by Sports Planning Guide.
Offering tournament planners, coaches, teams and spectators a one-of-a-kind sporting event, the backdrop of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park creates a sports destination rivaled by no other. Rocky Top Sports World is designed to make every event a mountain-top experience.
Event organizers can take advantage of Rocky Top Sports World’s 80-acre campus that boasts both indoor and outdoor facilities. Rocky Top Sports World is less than ten minutes from the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and scenic downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Gatlinburg has world-class attractions for all ages and interests, outdoor adventures, shopping, restaurants and family-friendly activities.


Highlights Include:


  • An 80-acre state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor sports campus in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains
  • 7 outdoor fields, 6 of which are synthetic turf fields, one natural grass field and a championship field with a press box and seating for up to 1,500
  • An 86,000 square foot indoor facility that features 6 basketball courts (plus four more on site), 12 volleyball courts (plus five more on site), team rooms, referee locker rooms and on-site dining options at Champs Grill and the Courtside Café
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.

Highlighted Facilities

Our 80-acre campus is suitable for both indoor and outdoor events, turf and court sports, and a multitude of special events.

“The Rock” Indoor Facility

  • 86,000 sq. ft
  • 6 hardwood basketball courts + 4 more on site
  • Configurable for 12 volleyball courts + 5 more on site
  • 3 team rooms
  • Event planner work space
  • Message boards throughout the facility
  • Champs Grill
  • Hydraulic goals and volleyball nets
  • Bleacher seating
  • Control desk

We host basketball, volleyball, wrestling, martial arts, cheer competitions, and special events.

Outdoor Facilities

  • 7 Astroturf fields
  • Configurable for 13 youth soccer fields
  • Ample parking spaces
  • Picnic tables
  • Children's play area
  • Bleacher seating

Our fields are host to soccer, lacrosse, football, ultimate Frisbee, band, and other turf-based tournaments and events.