Syracuse Italian Fest Bocce Tournament Recap

The centerpiece of the Syracuse Italian Festival is a double elimination 4 on 4 memorial bocce tournament which goes from approximately 9am to 5pm on Saturday and usually builds some fairly impressive drama as it unfolds.

If you don’t know much about our history of participating in the Italian Fest you might want to read #7 in this top 10 Turbo Bocce memories article from our tenth anniversary – its a story filled with drama.

After participating in this tournament for the first time 10 years ago, and pissing off what felt like all the Italian people in Syracuse by winning … 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 »