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 »

Triple Crown

The first leg of the Triple Crown of Bocce is coming Saturday July 27th, at 11am and you can play in it for free by registering HERE.

But what is the Triple Crown of bocce?

Every year, Syracuse hosts 3 major bocce tournaments that bring fame and fortune (assuming you consider $800 or less to be a fortune) to whoever is lucky and skilled enough to win them.

Each tournament presents a very different challenge, and to win all three you have to be very good, very well rounded, and very adaptable.  You even need to be able to recruit a good team.

Only one … Read More »

1 on 1 Tournament Recap

The triple crown of bocce.

A hallowed competition that tests your skill, durability, stamina, and ability to adapt. Its amazing how something as simple as throwing one ball close to another ball can do all that!

The Syracuse Italian Fest – a 4 on 4 competition played in a court where only rolling is allowed.

The Turbo Bocce Championship – a 2 on 2 competition where you earn your place over a 10 week regular season, then earn glory over an all day marathon tournament – the whole time you’ll be asked to play short, play long, play uphill and downhill. You’ll have … Read More »

Big Weekend!

The first leg of the triple crown of bocce happens this Saturday.  We will draw the brackets on Friday.  If you’re anything like me then you’ll  be obsessively counting down the minutes until the World Cup Final on Sunday… and guess what, we’ve got you covered here too!  We are renting a movie theater and screening the World Cup Championship!  Its going to be a BIG weekend!

 

Friday the 13th

The 1 on 1 tournament is free to play in, but you have to register ahead of time because we are going to randomly draw brackets Friday night at 7pm.   How do you register?  Just email paul@turbobocce.com and say you want to play in the tournament!  Make sure you do so BEFORE … Read More »