Youth participation at Rocky Top March 19, 2015


In an article discussing the upcoming event on April 3rd and 4th at Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, TN, discussed youth participation in sports quoting research from Sports and Fitness Industry Association 2013 Topline participation report. (Available below),-Fitness,-and-Leisure-Activities-Topline-Participation-Report

The quote of the data from Sports Marketing Surveys USA provided to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association as part of the report.

“just over 21 million youth in the United States between the ages of six and 17 play team sports on a regular basis.1 Increasingly, particularly at the most competitive levels, these athletes and their parents make participation in regional and national tournaments part of their family travel plans”

Here is the link to the remainder of the article:


For the 2014 Topline report be sure to check the SFIA site.

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