2017 Triple Crown Point Totals

As bocce season winds down, its time to give out the final triple crown standings for 2017. The triple crown of bocce consists of the three biggest and most competitive annual bocce tournaments held in Syracuse, and is comprised of a one on one tournament, a two on two tournament, and a four on four tournament.

The first triple crown event was the one on one tournament held Saturday July 16th. HERE is a recap if you don’t remember much about it.

We give 3 points for coming in first place, 2 points for coming in second place, and 1 point for coming in third place … Read More »

Lets Talk About Bryan Mullane

First things first . . . I bet Bryan doesn’t even know that he was featured on the Global Bocce website as “The Best Bocce Player in Syracuse.” Its nice to know that the bocce world is paying attention to the important work we do! I came across this snip-it on their Instagram account and snapped a screen shot of it for proof.

If Global Bocce knows that Bryan Mullane is the best bocce player in Syracuse, then it should be no surprise to you that Bryan won our annual 1 on 1 tournament which is also the first leg of … Read More »

Tips to GUARANTEE Italian Fest Victory For Your Team!

Turbo Bocce, sadly, lost the Italian Fest last year, and I’ve got to say that losing is not my jam (if you were wondering, my jams are Jock, Space, and Pearl,) so I’m going to share some secret bocce wisdom GUARANTEED to result in ultimate victory at Italian Fest.

Tip #1: Always think one step ahead, like a carpenter who makes stairs.

Tip #2: Sting like a bee. Do not float like a butterfly; that’s ridiculous.

Tip #3: Sometimes you’re better at bocce when you drink. Its like playing darts, driving a zamboni, or running away from an out of control zamboni.

Tip #4: If you want your bocce ball to hit the pallino, just pretend you’re Dick Cheney shooting at his friends … Read More »

What’s On the Line at Festa Italia Tomorrow?

Its been nine years since we were the hated new kids on the block at the Syracuse Italian Fest bocce tournament.  In those days half the festival showed up at the bocce courts and rooted for us to lose . . . and we made sure they went home disappointed not just once, but for seven straight years (for more information on the crazy story of the first Italian Fest tournament click HERE and scroll down to Number 7).

Last year was the first year that Turbo Bocce competed in the Italian Fest bocce tournament and did not win it.  Pretty disappointing considering the year before we managed to take 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for the first time ever.  Once … Read More »