The Smoky Mountains Showdown is where Excellence meets the Majestic Smoky Mountains. Our annual Sport Martial Arts Tournament, is a NASKA 3A event, is open to all ages, styles, under belts, and black belts with divisions for the first-time competitor who wants to gain the most rewarding martial arts competition experience to those competitors who compete nationally and worldwide that are seasoned competitors. We also have Cub divisions for ages 5 & under.  When you register you will select whether you want the Cub divisions, are a first-time competitor, or if you would like to register for the NASKA Rated Divisions.

The Smoky Mountains Showdown is held in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, beautiful Gatlinburg, Tennessee at the famous Mills Auditorium in the Gatlinburg Convention Center. The Mills Auditorium is a beautiful, spacious, facility that sets the Smoky Mountain ambiance for our annual event. The Gatlinburg Convention Center is conveniently located in downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee, short walking distance to hotels, stores, restaurants, and a huge variety of good wholesome family fun. The Smoky Mountains Showdown is a family-friendly event renowned for its organized, structured, exciting, and fun overall tournament experience for the competitor and their family. Plan your Family Spring Get Away in mountain paradise centered around the Smoky Mountains Showdown.

Come see why Gatlinburg is the number one mountain vacation destination for families. Where true southern hospitality meets true southern charm in the beauty of nature that pictures just don't do it justice. We welcome you to join us on Saturday, March 18, 2023. It's Going Down in the Smoky Mountains! ARE YOU READY?
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