Week 8 Recap

Did you know that the word bocce is derivative of the Italian word baci, meaning kiss? I feel its appropriate, because bocce, at its core, is about contact. The most satisfying moments come when you touch the pallino or knock out the other team’s shot. One way or another we are all trying to earn that kiss when we play, and like a romantic kiss, bocce is can feel so simple yet so complicated.

This guy knows what I’m talking about.

Aint no particular sign I’m more compatible with, I just want your extra time and your, Kiss.

Things are pretty intense in the Turbo Bocce world right now. Eight weeks into the season (plus a make up … Read More »

Week 5 Recap

WARNING: 5 Weeks of Turbo Bocce will make you unspeakably awesome. Side affects include being able to: win a game of connect 4 in only three moves, cut through a hot knife with butter, count to infinity – twice, and start a fire by rubbing two ice cubes together. Houston will start calling you when they have a problem. You won’t be able to walk on water, but you will be able to swim through land.

A Dave Matthews related blip in the schedule made for a rather low turn out, but the 50 or so that did show up (even a few smarties who used bocce as a way to tailgete for the concert) were … Read More »

Week 5 Recap

We are built wrong. We have noses that run and feet that smell. Yet somehow we cope, and sometimes we even thrive. In this recap I will be focusing on those times in which people thrive, and congratulating them for it.

A perfect weather day lead to 100 people turning out to play bocce, and lots of fun times. But before I get into all that, I want to talk about a special tournament. If you are not traveling this 4th of July weekend, perhaps you want to kick your holiday weekend off right with a blind-draw, all you can drink, sand bocce tournament. We are going to be playing in the sand at Sharkey’s at … Read More »

Top 10 Reasons to Play Turbo Bocce

Turbo Bcce was invented in Syracuse with rules that make it perfect for our city.  Here are 10 more reasons to try Turbo Bocce.

 

#1) Playing Bocce is the absolute best way to be social and meet new people

Did you know that bocce is considered America’s most social sport? Think it over, and you’ll see why that makes sense. When you play bocce you’re standing right next to your opponents, interacting with them. In our league you’ll often find yourself sharing drinks and food with the people you are playing against. You can’t help but meet new people and make new friends. Now contrast that with other recreational sports. If you play kickball or softball you are not really interacting … Read More »