Rocky Top Sports World has been awarded hosting privileges for the 2018 5th Grade Girls Basketball National Championship July 10th – 15th. Over 60 teams from across the nation are expected to participate in the week-long event including opening ceremonies and five days of competition.
“The bidding process for national tournaments is competitive, so we are fortunate to host a prestigious AAU tournament. Our world-class facility, paired with the great local lodging, dining, and attractions, makes this a desirable destination for multi-day events. We are excited to welcome each of the teams that will be coming from across the country to participate in this event,” commented Lori Moore, Rocky Top Sports World General Manager.
Teams must qualify under AAU Qualifying Procedures for the three divisions available according to playing level. Early bird registration pricing is available through May 1st with a final registration deadline of June 19th. Rocky Top Sports World is also offering discounted hotel and cabin options for registered teams through PSE Event Housing.
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. For more information on the upcoming AAU event, scheduling team practice times, or special offers from affiliated sponsors, visit www.RockyTopSportsWorld.com or call 865.325.0044.