2025 Event Details

Hosted in Cherokee, NC

Legends of the Smokies Invitational

harrahs cherokee casino

Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, NC


2025 Event Information:

You are invited to attend the 8th annual Legends of the Smokies Invitational, January 31st – February 2nd, 2025, to be held at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, North Carolina.  Join us for a unique cultural experience and a fun competition environment. Located at the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee is the headquarters for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. This area is steeped in culture and provides a wealth of activities for all ages.


Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Competition

USAG Levels 1-10 & Xcel

AAU Levels 1-8, Open optionals and all Xcel

Men’s Gymnastics

All Levels



Photo by Karissa Henson

Competition Highlights

  • A total experience under one roof… competition, hotel, restaurants, shops, Ultrastar entertainment, Casino Resort
  • Located at the Qualla Boundary on the Cherokee Indian Reservation
  • In the Great Smoky Mountain National Park
  • Area rich in both Native & Appalachian cultures

Hosted by

New Vision Gymnastics and MGK Productions

Meet Director: Gary Knisley (864) 320-8602