Rocky Top Classic

September 7-8, 2018

Sevierville Event Center - Wilderness at the Smokies, Sevierville, TN


High School Tournament

The largest high school tournament in the southeast will  run  on  a  two-­‐day  format,  beginning  late  Friday  afternoon  and  continuing  through Saturday so teams can experience great competition while still enjoying the fun and excitement of the Great Smoky Mountains. This is an awesome way to experience volleyball in an environment where every level, Varsity, JV and your Middle Schools all play under one Roof! 

Age Divisions

Varsity, Junior Varsity & Middle School

Division Formats

All divisions will have formats designed to guarantee each team at least 5 matches in each division. One or Two wave format depending on number of entries. Middle School will only be playing on Saturday.

This is a sanctioned High School Event.

Room for 100 teams! Teams will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis based on entry fee post-mark. This event really does fill fast....

Cancellation Policy: If you withdraw after July 1st, all fees will be forfeited. Please send entry fee made payable to PRVC by the same date (or register and pay online).


Online Registration & Entry Fee

Use this Section if you want to register AND pay online with a Credit Card.



You must select at least one item!


Mail-in Registration & Entry Fee

Use this Section if you want to register by mail and pay with a check. Fill out the form online, print it out, then mail to below address with a check!

Mail-In Registration Form Mail-In Hotel Selection Form
Make Checks Payable to:
Attn: Rocky Top Classic
P.O. Box 23738
Knoxville, TN 37933

Additional Tournament Info

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There will NOT be a coaches meeting on Friday. However, COACHES MUST check in their teams (consists of picking up coaches' and players' credentials and passes, and playing schedule/tournament procedures) at the playing venue.

Doors will not open for Coaches Checkin at 2:30pm Teams on to courts at 3:00PM Friday and 7:00am Saturday

Spectator Ticket Sale will begin on Friday starting at 3:00.
Doors for spectator entry will not open until 3:30pm Friday and 7:20am Saturday
Two-day Tournament pass $20.00
One-day Tournament pass $12.00

The complete schedule for the entire weekend and seeding will be posted to the AES web site by 8pm on Wednesday the week of the event. It will be updated if any teams add or drop, so check the web site regularly that week.

This event only uses paid TSSAA officials.

Courts #1-20 at the Sevierville Event Center @ Wilderness at the Smokies

Will be posted on AES website by 8 pm on Wednesday the week of event and will be updated if any teams add or drop.

First Wave - no earlier than 4 pm
Second Wave - no earlier than 6 pm

There will be a trainer available to tape ankles and assist with minor injuries as well as serve as a first responder to more serious injuries. PLEASE provide your own wrapping supplies.

Host Hotel & Stay, Play, and Save Policy

All teams participating in this event receive SIGNIFICANT savings if they stay in our Host Hotels.

All hotels MUST be booked through the Director!!!

Due to the size of this event and the amount of hotel rooms that have been blocked off, please fill out the hotel request form to ensure discounts!

Information on all the available hotels is below.


Remember: Booking at Wilderness @ the Smokies includes water park tickets!!


We URGE you to book as soon as possible. This fills up fast!


We also encourage bringing friends and family! Book rooms for them for a mini family vacation!




Please direct all questions to:




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Check-in Locations and Times

Friday, September 7th, 2018 from 3 pm-5:30 pm (according to your start time) inside the Sevierville Event Center.  202 Gists Creek Rd, Sevierville, TN 37876


Wilderness at the Smokies

1424 Old Knoxville Hwy
Sevierville, TN 37876
Room Rate $129 per night plus tax
(includes waterpark passes up to 4 guests)

  Room Blocks Opening Soon!


Hampton Inn Sevierville

681 Winfield Dunn Pkwy
Sevierville, TN 37876
Room Rate Coming Soon!

Blocks opening soon!


Baymont Inn & Suites Pigeon Forge

130 Wears Valley Rd
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Room Rate $Coming soon

Blocks opening soon!


Hampton Inn & Suites Sevierville @ Stadium Drive

105 Stadium Drive
Kodak, Tennessee, 37764
Room Rate Coming soon

Block opening soon!


This year's event will have an admissions fee for spectators of $12 per day or $20 for a tournament pass. Children 6 and under are FREE!

Credit Cards accepted at the door.

Athletes will just need to show their badges to gain admission to the Hall.

Teams will be issued 4 (maximum) coaching credential passes for ALL staff, to include scorekeeper and linesman.

Spectators will be able to purchase a colored wristband at the door each day, beginning at 3 pm, that will gain them admission to the playing venue.

Facility Rules

There will be a NO TOLERANCE policy for misbehavior by players/teams and spectators in the venues.

Ball Handling is NOT allowed outside of the exhibit halls in the facility.

Coolers and outside food and drink are NOT ALLOWED in the facility. Only water and sports drinks may be brought inside the facility.

Violation of these policies or any other general misbehavior may result in IMMEDIATE dismissal from the facility for the remainder of the day.