General Turbo Bocce Blog

Last Day to play Regular Season Games!

Today is the last day to play games before the playoffs! The rain should taper off around 6, so lets plan games for 6. Just show up to the field and you should be good to go. Playoff brackets will be announced at IBU Brewery at 8pm on Friday (and also on the website). Stop down if you want, if not see you on Tuesday for the playoffs. Everybody makes the playoffs!

Make Up Pregame

Its the LAST week of the regular season!

Its suppose to rain until 6 and then stop.  I suggest stopping by and playing any of the games you have left to play.

But, since its raining we will have an extra make up week tomorrow, same time same field.

Team stats are all up!  If you want to know how many games you have left to play you can check HERE.

The individual stats are not updated and will be announced (along with final standings and who wins all the awards) on Friday.

Let me know if you think I got anything wrong.

Any games that are not played by tomorrow night will be forfeits, but everybody makes the playoffs.

The playoff brackets … Read More »

Who is the Best Bocce Player in Syracuse? 1 on 1 Tournament!

Our first 1 on 1 tournament using the group stage format, yielded perhaps the best and most tightly contested 1 on 1 tournament ever!

Part of the reason for the high quality of play was that it ended in 4 hours, compared to our longest 1 on 1 tournament which lasted over 9 hours with roughly the same number of competitors.

 

As most 1 on 1 tournaments are, it was a hot day in the sun with no clouds or shade to speak of.  Thank got everybody got free delicious Young Lion beer to drink while they played!

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1 on 1 Tournament Bracket Draw

24 people signed up for a chance to become The Best Bocce Player in Syracuse and tonight at Apex Entertainment, we drew the brackets.

We are going to be using the group play format this year so every player needed to be randomly selected to one of six groups.

Here is how we did it.  Every player was assigned a number based on the order in which they registered.  These numbers were recorded on a piece of paper, and kept secret.  Then, we filled a bucket with 24 numbered ping pong balls.   Everyone in attendance chose a ping pong ball at random out of a bucket … Read More »