2023 United States National Bocce Championships

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.

2023 North American Cup – Punto Raffa Volo

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.

Download Registration Form

Entry Fee

  • $300 CAD per team
  • Entry fees must be sent by Money Order or Bank Draft payable to the order of Association Bouliste Canadienne (A.B.C.) Inc.
  • Please forward Team Application Form by email to aquerrera@videotron.ca
  • Attach your Money Order or Bank Draft to a copy of the Team Application Form and mail it to
    Association Bouliste Canadienne (A. B.C.) Inc. 3164 Avenue Des Gouverneurs, Laval, Québec H7E 5L2

Prize

  • This will be a prize money tournament. Prize money indicated above is based on 16 teams however, if less than 16 teams
  • The prize money will be adjusted accordingly

Teams

  • Full “Punto Raffa Volo” rules will apply
  • “Triples Tournament” (3 players)
  • Format will be changed to (triples, single doubles) if we have only 10 teams at entry deadline.
  • Team format open to men and women or mix teams
  • Each team must wear identical jerseys
  • Open practice for all teams will be May 5th between 13.00 and 16:00
  • Qualification round will be group play
  • Games will be to 12 points
  • Tournament will be capped at 20 teams

2021 Mauro Frate Memorial Bocce Tournament Results

2/28/21

Another successful Mauro Frate Memorial Bocce Tournament wrapped up tonight at Club Molisani in Wickliffe / Cleveland, OH. Congratulations to 1st Place winners Frank DiCillo and Russ Meraglio of this 3 day event with over 40 teams. Frank is also the Club Molisani Singles Champ of the 2019 and 2020 events.

Results:

1st: Frank DiCillo and Russ Meraglio

Frank and Russ won 1st Place (left to right)

2nd: Mike Frabotta and Dennis Strnad

Mike and Dennis finished 2nd (left to right)

3rd: Ron Dawg and Renato Patete

4th: Doug Carter and Joe Zdesar

5th: Lio Giannotti and Miles Russell

5th: Gianni Colaizzi and Anthony Capogreco

7th: Bruno Antonelli and Claudio Berardinelli

7th: Don Aventi and Anthony Croce

NEO Sports Plant near Cleveland, OH announces 2 new 2021 Bocce Tournaments

NEO Sports Plant will host a Coed 4-Person tournament on March 6, 2021.

Also NEO Sports Plant will host a 2-Person Tournament on April 10, 2021.

Details and registration info for the March 6th Coed Event and the April 10th 2-person event are in the events calendar.

Marco Orlando is taking the registration by phone or Facebook.

2021 Elmwood Park (IL) Winter Bocce League Starts

Elmwood Park, Illinois Recreation Department is starting it’s 1st Winter Indoor Bocce League on January 4, 2021.  Bocce has become incredibly popular with both women and men in the summer over the past 6 years.  This fall, 4 brand new 60′ x 10′ AstroTurf courts were built inside the recreation building at to accommodate our players / residents of Elmwood Park.

The first 80 teams that pay will fill the 6pm and 8pm game slots each Monday – Friday.

Newcomers are welcome.  Let’s us know you would like to join a team.

Please contact Mike Ciancio at the Elmwood Park Rec Center at 4 Conti Parkway.

Look up Elmwood Park Bocce League on Facebook for more information or email Mike.

2020 NEO Sports Plant Winter Bocce Open

The NEO Sports Plant Winter Open will be held December 11-13, 2020.

  • This is a 4-person tournament.
  • Brackets:  Friday night 6pm, Saturday morning 9am, Saturday afternoon 2pm.
  • If brackets fill up, a Saturday night bracket will open up.
  • 100% payout
  • NEO has 6 indoor courts in Cleveland, right alongside a bar and kitchen. Court lighting has been updated since last year as well.

Please contact Marco Orlando for any questions or to enter your team!  216-538-7910

 

“Update (12/4/20): about one week left! We have 28 teams. Friday is still full with slots open Saturday morning and afternoon. We will be taking 10 teams back to Sunday with a clean slate double elimination bracket, winners having a first round bye. $2,400 prize to first as it stands right now”

2020 Club Molisani Charities Invitational Bocce Tournament

Club Molisani is presenting the 2020 Club Molisani Charities Invitational Bocce Tournament between Thursday 10/8 – Sunday 10/11 this year.

Sponsored by Ganley Village (Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram)

 

  • 5 Synthetic Courts
  • $200 / 4 person team
  • Bracket Style Tournament (Thur, Fri, Sat)
  • Backboard is live
  • Max of 64 Teams
  • 100% Payout
  • 2 winners and 2 losers from each bracket to playoffs on Sunday

Download registration from Club Molisani’s website and mail to Lou Fatica at 8440 Sancturary Cr., Mentor, OH  44060.

Event Location:  29101 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, OH  44092

7th Annual Carmine L Cassese Memorial Bocce Tournament

7th Annual Carmine L Cassese Memorial Bocce Tournament Sept 19-22, 2019 held at Cassese’s MVR.

  • 4 Brackets on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Thursday at 6:00 PM
  • Friday 6:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM
  • Sunday Finals
  • $200/ team – Includes Drink Tix & T Shirts
  • Double Elimination
  • 64 Teams
  • 100% Payout

Darren Landis 330-718-9139

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