Who is attending the US Bocce Federation Nationals during the week of June 19 – 25, 2023?
Highwood Bocce Club was established in 1969 just north of Chicago, IL and is the host this year’s national event. Highwood has held the US Championships as well as International Tournaments over the last 50 years. Many players from the club are national medalists from years past and currently, including Amy Lazzaretti and Miles Russell who won gold in the June 2022 Nationals at the Methuen Sons of Italy (Boston), then played in the World Championships in Turkey in November. Gordon Grunes who is from Highwood and was a silver medalist in Boston, also played internationally last year in the Pan Am Men’s Championship in November located in Uruguay.
Details of the specific tournaments are will be determined soon and listed on the site so please check back.
Join us in Montreal, Canada as we resurrect the tradition of the North American Cup after a not playing for several years. Many of the finest PRV (Punto Raffa Volo) players from Canada and the USA will compete.
Join us on Saturday September 25, 2021 at the Methuen Sons of Italy to help us raise a few thousand dollars for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. You’ll enjoy a day of bocce, Italian food and the chance to win many raffle prizes while supporting children’s cancer research, patient care and the cost of parents to stay with their children as they receive treatment.
(2) Divisions (based on skill levels)
Round Robin preliminary games w/ Playoffs
$160 / (4) Player team
$40 / Additional Player (over 4 players)
Medals for #1 Team in each Division
Light Breakfast & Lunch included
50/50 Raffle & other Raffle prizes are offered
9:00 Games Start
Additional Donations are much appreciated. If you can’t make it and want to help, please send a check and we’ll include it with our total donation to St. Jude.
We are also accepting any gifts that we can offer as raffle prizes, such as gift cards, tickets to entertaiment or sporting events, home goods, wine, etc.
The Bocce Club at St. Anthony’s in New Castle, DE, along with the help of Joe Quartarone from Global Bocce, is hosting a High-Stakes Mid Atlantic bocce tournament on July 17, 2021. Join local St. Anthony’s leaders and bocce enthusiasts Tom, Mark and Harry and other top bocce players from the Northeast including MA, CT, RI, NJ, PA, DE and MD.
BEST Purse-to-Team payout ratio tournament this summer.