July 2017 Competitions, Christian Conferences, Educational Training
Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville
Nexstar National Championships – Gatlinburg Convention Center
Providing the dance world with a fun, family oriented talent competition! Dance studios and dancers competition featuring solo, duet, trio, small group, large group, line and grand line categories.
Nail Tech Event of the Smokies – Gatlinburg Convention Center
Calling all Nail Techs! Here’s the event for you offering you a “Nails Only Show for Licensed Beauty Pros’!” the weekend of July 8-10. You won’t find any apparel, jewelry, or hair stuff at the Nail Tech Event of the Smokies being held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. You’ll find plenty of opportunities to get up-to-date on all the latest trends in acrylic and gel nails, see new nail design techniques, purchase nail supplies from numerous vendors, and win door prizes! Show off your skills and enter Amy Becker nail competitions. This year will feature a cocktail Gala and After Party.
Rainbow National Dance Competition – Pigeon Forge Convention Center
High quality dance event for age divisions 4 & under, 5-6, 7-8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15-16, 17-19 and Adult 20 & over. Categories include solo, duet/trio, small group, large group, line and super line. Performance levels from little to no competition experience through teaching. Come enjoy ballet, jazz, modern, tap, lyrical, clogging and more. Unique awards!
Tennessee Bible Conference – Park Vista Hotel & Convention Center
Berachah Bible Church exists to glorify God by making disciples of Christ at home and abroad. We want to be a church that gathers together for worship and biblical instruction, grows together by connecting God’s truth to life in the context of close relationships, and goes together with the gospel to our community and around the world.
Summer Craftsmen’s Fair – Gatlinburg Convention Center
Art, crafts and music lovers will discover 180+ booths featuring some of the nation’s finest work. Artisans and craftspeople are on hand to demonstrate their skills, answer questions and offer their unique art for sale. Live Country & Bluegrass entertainment. The fair is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, except for Sunday, which is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission for adults is $7; children 12 and under are admitted free.
Tennessee Sheriffs Association Annual Summer Conference – Sevierville Events Center
Sheriffs, Chief Deputies and Jail Administrators annual conference for additional training, networking, and sharing on the job experiences. The conference provides a relaxing, welcoming environment for ‘down time’ enjoying family and fellowship.
The Arise Conference – Gatlinburg Convention Center
CT Townsend Ministries presents a summer conference for teenagers and singles from all across America to come together at the Gatlinburg Convention Center for powerful, worship-filled, life-changing services and breakout sessions. Southern gospel style music performances by the conference mass choir and groups such as The Dixons, the Carr Family, Jesse Kragiel, and the Billy Sampson Family.
Teen Revolution Youth Conference – Pigeon Forge Convention Center
The theme for Teen Revolution this year is “Little Things,” helping young people see the importance of the little things in life. Big things never come before little things, and we believe God has great plans for every young person who will be faithful in small things. It’s the attention to the little details in life, the little kindnesses, the little thoughtful acts and courtesies and considerations that are shown to others that reveals our true character and love for others. Come discover how big little things really are.
2017 Isshinryu Hall of Fame Inductions, Awards & Tournament – Gatlinburg Convention Center
Annual international event to honor and recognize Isshin-Ryu practitioners from around the world. The Awards Ceremony is attended by 500 Isshinryu Masters, instructors, students and families, coming together in fellowship, to exchange knowledge and ideas, begin new friendships and renew old ones, and participate in unbiased competition. Divisions for Youth and Adults in Kata, Kumite & Weapons.
Hoopz Showcase Summer Championships – Rocky Top Sports World
Basketball action returns to Rocky Top Sports World with the 3rd Annual Hoopz Summer Championships. Teams will compete in pool play before moving onto bracket competition. Teams will be competing in the 3rd grade – 11th grade divisions. Game times are 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Spectator rates are Adults $10 per Day / $25 Weekend and Kids ages 5-17 $8 per Day / $20 Weekend.
AmeriFest National Pageant – Sevierville Events Center
AmeriFest National Pageants is a pageant system that strives to connect and promote other state festival , fair, and community service driven pageants from all over the country. It’s more than a crown, more than a title, more than a sash, it’s a REAL chance to make a difference.