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.

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Triple Crown Standings

Before the Italian Fest bocce tournament started I said on Facebook “Last year we won 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th place. Lets add 4th to the collection!” In retrospect I should have clarified. I wanted us to win 1st, 2nd, 3rd, AND 4th, and 5th too. Not just fourth … but just fourth is what we won. Congrats to Mike, Allison, Monica, and Tim for doing better than anybody else in the league, but lets face it, as a league we earned ourselves a big slice of failure cake.

After winning Italian Fest 8 years in a row, we have now failed to win it … Read More »

Italian Fest coming up!!!

The third leg of the bocce triple crown is right around the corner!

This tournament is probably your second to last chance to play big time outdoor bocce this year. So don’t miss it!  Teams of 4 … so if you want to play but need teammates You Are Not Alone!  Let me know so I can help you find others who are also looking for teammates.

Italian Fest Details

When: Saturday, September 15th at 9 am NOTE: at least one person from your team should arrive early with the dues ($80)

Where: Bocce courts are located in front of Syracuse City Hall – 233 E Washington St, Syracuse, NY 13202.  Parking is located in front of J. Ryans – 253 E Water St, Syracuse, NY 13202.

How Much: … 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 »