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.
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.
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.
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”
Elmwood Park’s 2020 Fall Bocce Tournament will wrap up a fun summer season of bocce.
- $50 / 4 person team
- 32 Teams
- Single Elimination
- Cash Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Winners
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
PayPal & Venmo Available
410 N Walnut Street Youngstown, OH 44505
The American Sons of Columbus in Kansas City, MO will host the 6th Annual Tom Gialde Memorial Bocce Tournament August 9 – 11, 2019.
- USBF Open Rules Apply
- Backboard is dead
- Size 107mm/920g balls required (House Balls are available)
- Two Divisions: Men and Women (Mixed teams will be entered into the Men’s bracket)
- Minimun $4,600 in Prize Money (Based on 16 Men’s teams)
- MEN: 1st- $1,600 * 2nd- $1,100 * 3rd- $700 * 4th- $400 * 5th-8th- $200
- WOMEN 1st- $600 * 2nd- $400 * 3rd- $300 * 4th-$200
Download the Registration Form and details
$75 per player
$10- Non Player Lunch
$25- Non-Player Dinner
Friday, August 9
Open Practice All Day
4:00pm Brackets will be drawn
6:45pm- Captain’s Meeting
7:00pm- Lagging and Shooting Competition
7:45pm- Tournament Starts
Saturday, August 10
8:30 am- Tournament Resumes
11:00 am-1:00 pm- Lunch
7:00 pm- Gialde Dinner and Presentation
Sunday, August 11
9:00am- Knockout Round &Finals
As a founding member of the ASOC in 1964, Tom Gialde was a pioneer for Italian-American worker and civil rights. He championed many initiatives, at both the city and state level, to ensure Italian-Americans had the ability to pursue the American Dream. An avid player of many sports, Mr. Gialde always enjoyed the game of bocce. He, along with his brother Stan, promoted the sport throughout the Kansas City community. The ASOC is proud to name its invitational bocce tournament in his honor.
The 2019 African Juniors PRV Bocce Championship will take place October 20th – 25th. This Punto Raffa Volo Bocce Tournament is hosted by Algeria.
The 2019 Asian and Oceanian Juniors PRV Bocce Championship will be in Malaysia from September 13th – 17th. This is a Punto Raffa Volo Bocce Tournament.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The 2019 European Seniors PRV Championship will be held in Austria from September 10th – 15th. This is a Punto Raffa Volo Bocce Tournament.
Details to follow