2024 US Bocce National Championships

2024 US Bocce National Championships Info


Italia America Bocce Club in St. Louis is hosting the 2024 US Bocce Nationals from June 23rd – 29th. All participants must have a 2024 US Bocce membership card. Register online or download this form.

Details for the various tournaments, banquet and hotel information are below.

Rules and Uniform Requirements

2023 Nationals Results


Schedule of Events:

Sunday, June 23:

  • Welcome Reception 6pm – 8pm
  • Courts Open for Practice All Day

Monday, June 24:

  • Opening Ceremonies
  • Women’s Doubles PRV
  • Men’s Doubles PRV start

Tuesday, June 25 :

  • Women’s Doubles PRV Playoffs
  • Men’s Doubles PRV Playoffs
  • Mixed Doubles PRV starts

Wednesday, June 26:

  • Mixed Doubles PRV Playoffs
  • Women’s Singles PRV start
  • Men’s Singles PRV start

Thursday, June 27:

  • Women’s Singles PRV Playoffs
  • Men’s Singles PRV Playoffs

Friday, June 28:

  • Women’s Precision Shooting
  • Men’s Precision Shooting
  • Open A / Money starts

Saturday, June 29:

  • Open A / Money continues and playoffs
  • Awards Banquet ($50, preregistration is necessary players and guests)


2024 Nationals Registration Forms:

Other Important Information:



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.

2021 St. Anthony’s High Stakes Bocce Tournament – New Castle, Delaware

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.

Online Registration Form

  • 1 Day Bocce Tournament (12 Teams)
  • Round Robin Format (3 Brackets of 4 Teams) – Guaranteed 3 games
  • After the Round Robin, Teams are Ranked #1 – #12
  • Top 8 Teams make Single Elimination Playoffs
  • $420 / Team
  • 4 Person Teams
  • 2 Players / Side (2 balls each player / frame)
  • US “Open Bocce” Rules – Backboard Dead
  • Payouts based on 12 teams:
    • The (3) #1 Teams in Each Bracket – $400 each (Guaranteed)
    • 1st Place Overall Tournament Winner – $3200 (Guaranteed)
    • 2nd – $1000
    • 3rd – $500
    • 4th – $500
  • Complimentary Italian Style Meal served at lunch
  • US Bocce Federation membership is also included
  • The first 12 teams that pay will be registered
  • Register by Friday 7/2/21
  • Games start at 8:00 AM SHARP on Saturday 7/17/21
  • Practice Friday at 12:00 PM through the evening as well as on Saturday at 7:00 AM to 7:45 AM

Fill out this online Registration Form

You can find nice hotels and other things to do in the area at these links.  The Christiana Mall is a beautiful area that’s approximately 15 minutes from the club.

Historic New Castle

Visit Delaware (New Castle)

Hampton Inn (Wilmington / Christiana)

Thank you to our Sponsors:

  • Doug Salter / New Castle Insurance
  • Brian McClain / Roofing Contractor
  • John Viola / Retired DE State Rep
  • Pete Toner / New Castle Commons Trustee
  • Michael Quaranta / New Castle Mayor
  • John Whisman / Colonial Real Estate
  • ONC Investments/George Velitskakis
  • Krienen Funeral Home/Billy Krienen
  • Ioannoni’s Specialty Sandwiches/Mike Ioannoni
  • New Castle St. Anthony’s – Sponsoring Lunch

1st Annual Mike Kontura Memorial Bocce Tournament – 2021

Special thanks to the organizers of the 1st Annual Mike Kontura Memorial Bocce Tournament held at the Wickliffe Italian American Club (Cleveland, OH area).

Chris Federico  *  Chuck Britton  *  Bob Gallese

  • Saturday ONLY
  • 4 Person Teams
  • Maximum of 42 Teams
  • $200 / Team
  • 100% Payout
  • Double Elimination
  • Food for sale by Trevi Catering
  • 50 / 50 Raffle and Gift Baskets
  • Proceeds to to be received by Sandy Kontura

Chuck Britton:  440-289-0612

Chris Federico:  216-217-1156