War Memorial Glamor, and the movie Slap Shot

You probably know by now that I’m super excited about our chance to play bocce in the War Memorial.  I have mentioned all the big names who have performed there (Michael Jackson, Elvis, Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Hendrix, Elton John, Frank Sinatra, Bon Jovi . . . the list goes on and on).  I have mentioned that NBA championship games have been played there (Wilt Chamberlain set a record for most consecutive field goals at the War Memorial that will likely stand forever), I’ve also mentioned the fact that professional boxing titles have changed hands there, but I haven’t mentioned much about the big time movie filmed at the War Memorial.

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Turbo Bocce/ Syracuse Silver Knight’s bocce tournament at the War Memorial details

There are not many instances in life where you can have a ton of fun, feel like a big shot, and do a truly good deed that will make your city a better place to live. This is one of those rare opportunities, and its one you will not want to miss.

Turbo Bocce and the Syracuse Silver Knight’s are proud to collaborate on this one-of-a-kind bocce ball tournament in the War Memorial. All ages and experience levels are welcome!

The tournament will be played prior to a Syracuse Silver Knight’s game, right on the field turf that professional soccer players play on. If you participate you will have multiple chances to win cash and prizes, you will also get access to … Read More »

Italian Fest Recap

The city of Syracuse holds a large 4 on 4 bocce tournament on the lawn in front of City Hall, every year during its Italian Fest. This tournament has been going on for decades, but for the last seven years it has been a way for Turbo Bocce to showcase just how much better we are than everybody else.

Last year we took home all the money by winning first, second, and third place in the tournament. This year would be more difficult.

The rain did not stop the bocce!

The rain did not stop the bocce!

The weather was ominous … Read More »

Do you know about the Commonwealth Games? You should!

Lets take a quick quiz. What are the three biggest sporting events in the world this year (in terms of people watching)?

Here is a hint. None of the three are the Super Bowl.

Most can probably guess that the World Cup ranks first and the Winter Olympics comes in second, and sure, you are bound to guess the Commonwealth Games third because I mentioned them in the title of this article, but would you have otherwise?

The Commonwealth Games is an international multi-sport event that resembles the Olympics. The athletes hail from countries that belong to the Commonwealth of Nations which is an intergovernmental alliance between countries that used to be part of the British Empire. 53 countries comprise the Commonwealth of … Read More »