Turbo Bocce’s Creation (Part 3)

In anticipation of the tournament we have coming up Saturday October 17th, at the site of Turbo Bocce’s first ever championship, I want to chronicle the early days of Turbo Bocce, and the people who invented it.

This part will detail the nitty-gritty of creating Turbo Bocce. I’m going to title it:

Boobs

Fun fact, Turbo Bocce was not always called Turbo Bocce. It was originally called the Bocce Organization Of Beer Swillers – or B.O.O.B.S.

A second fun fact, we were not always mature adult people.

The decision to create a bocce league was agreed upon as detailed in part 2. Now it was time to execute.

The bulk of this execution was done by three people – Phil Martino, myself, and a new … Read More »

Turbo Bocce’s Creation (Part 2)

In anticipation of the tournament we have coming up Saturday October 17th, at the site of Turbo Bocce’s first ever championship, I want to chronicle the early days of Turbo Bocce, and the people who invented it.

This part will detail the exact moment that lead to the creation of Turbo Bocce. I’m going to title it:

Finding Lightning in a Bottle

I like to think that we are a smart group, but innovation requires something more than intellect, it requires a spark of inspiration. It requires that something of the divine be bestowed upon you.

Though it might not seem very divine, our muse came in the guise of bocce and beer.

After three years of experiences similar to the ones depicted in … Read More »

Turbo Bocce’s Creation (Part 1)

In anticipation of the tournament we have coming up Saturday October 17th, at the site of Turbo Bocce’s first ever championship, I want to chronicle the early days of Turbo Bocce, and the people who invented it.

To start, I’ll tell you a little bit about the people who invented Turbo Bocce and what we did before we had bocce to occupy us. I’m going to title it:

Follow your Heart

What attitudes do you associate with playing Turbo Bocce? A competitive spirit, certainly. Passion – probably too much passion (even for something as stupid as a bocce league). A willingness to embrace new experiences and new ideas. A general sense of giddiness and excitement. Can we forget the drinking? Lets face … Read More »

Bocce Tournament Sunday!

12039516_10203719612225719_8988211601295065044_nI agreed to run this tournament for charity, so its going to be Turbo Bocce rules.

If you are not doing anything this Sunday, I can pretty much guarantee that if you show you have a great chance of winning.

There are prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place and it only costs $10 to play.

Tournament starts at Noon, at Schiller Park.