August Conferences, Pageants and Tournaments | Smoky Mountains
Sevierville, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge
Rocky Top Sports World
1-3 Breakthrough Basketball Elite Guard Camp – Rocky Top Sports World
Intermediate to advanced player camp for youth grades 7-12 to learn essential skills to become an elite player by improving ball handling, shooting, passing, athleticism, decision-making, leadership skills, and scoring.
3-5 TN Square & Round Dance Convention – Gatlinburg Convention Center
The Annual TN State Convention has something to offer every casual or avid square, round or line dancer! Starting with the Trail-In Dance on Thursday night, continuing on Friday and Friday evening, all day and evening dancing on Saturday, and ending with a uproarious After-Party.
4-6 Miss American Royalty USA 2017 Nationals – Gatlinburg Convention Center
Babies, girls, ladies and boys of all ages compete within 16 age groups for three crowns per group. Six national titles celebrates those who have set out to uphold the pageant’s motto “Together We CAN Make A Difference!”
5-6 Smoky Mountain Battle Ground Nationals – Rocky Top Sports World
Elementary, Junior High, High School age divisions compete in a final four bracket “Savage National Duals” during this fastest growing event in North American.
9-11 TN Association of Utility Districts Conference – Gatlinburg Convention Center
TAUD annual conference and exhibit hall offers training sessions in current changes and needs for utilities with opportunities to see new products and technologies. Event attendees can participate in golf tournament and trap shoot downtime activities.
16-19 Gatlinburg Gathering 2017– Gatlinburg Convention Center
Gatlinburg Gathering brings a full family-friendly weekend of worship and gospel music to the Smokies. The Gathering, commencing on Wednesday and concluding on Saturday, features a Hymn Sing, daily artists showcases, guest speakers and worship services.
24-27 Smoky Mountain Cup Fall Round #1 – Rocky Top Sports World
NFHS sanctioned soccer tournament for boys and girls in state member schools with championship trophies and medals for each division champion. Round #2 is September 14-17.
25-27 Beauties and Gents Nationals 2017– Glenstone Conference Center
National pageant with Natural and Glitz categories for girls, boys, men and women, and also special needs.
Pigeon Forge Events Center
26 Tennessee Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses Conference – Park Vista Conference Room
TSPAN 2017 Conference event offers continuing education credits for practicing PAT, Preop, Intraop, Postop, Pain Management, Ambulatory, and Endoscopy nurses. Educational accreditation by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
31-September 3 Survival Camp / Primitive Training – Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Inayan School of Eskrima presents ‘The Martial Art with an Edge’ during 4 days of basic survival lessons, Inayan Eskrima and more.