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About Gatlinburg: Gatlinburg attracts more than 11 million visitors a year and can grow to a population of 40,000-plus on any given night. Gatlinburg is one of America’s great mountain resort destinations, with accommodations of every kind, dozens of local and national restaurants and attractions galore- all nestled in the foothills and surrounded on three sides by the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains.


We are the creators of a series of Adult Kickball Tournaments titled Turf Wars, which has grown to become one of the most popular and exciting Adult Kickball Tournaments in the nation and was even nominated for Best Live or Virtual Sports Events Planner to Watch by Sports Events Media Group.

This weekend long kickball competition takes place on Saturday and Sunday from 9am-5pm, and features players from all across the nation at both elite and social levels. Our Saturday competition caters to our Coed Divisions, while Sunday competition caters to our Women’s only and Men’s only divisions.

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The MARS team has officially teamed up with playbook sports software to offer our players with a new user friendly registration experience. Click the button below to start your Turf Wars Journey

Host Lodging

Our National Tournaments are hosted in various destinations, so  It’s important that we offer the best and most affordable lodging options for our participants. 

We’re excited to announce that Team Travel Source is the official housing partner for Turf Wars. As a result, you are GUARANTEED THE LOWEST POSSIBLE GROUP RATE over the event dates. Clickbelow to learn more about our lowest rate guarantee!

Frequently Asked Questions

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Our 37 page detailed rule book can be located here

Each team receives 3 total points for every Win obtained during pool play competition. 
Each team receives 6 points for each single elimination win.
Runner-up receives 12.5 points for advancing to Championship
Champion receives 25 points for winning Championship
Our staff has spent the last several weeks working on preliminary rankings for Turf Wars. Our team used a weighted system to determine both the strengths and weaknesses of our teams. This system consists of the following.
  • Past Performance: Points earned from previous Turf Wars competition. 
  • Overall Roster: Complete make-up of the team roster. 
  • Recent Team Performance: How team has performed in various competitive tournaments. 

All Turf Wars events will use rankings for preliminary seeding. 

The 2022 season will end at the conclusion of Turf Wars Gatlinburg, held on September 24th – 25th, 2022. Points from prior Turf Wars competition will be earned as the first points towards the 2023 season. 

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