Italian Fest Bocce Tournament


The Basics:

Every year the city of Syracuse puts on a bocce ball tournament during its Italian Fest, and every year (at least for the last seven years) a team of Turbo Bocce players wins it.

This year’s tournament will be Saturday September 19th, starting at 9:00 am.  You need four people to have a team.  The cost is $40 ( $10 a person).   The winner gets $200.  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place get money.

You don’t have to register ahead of time.  Just show up in front of City Hall at 9:00 am (don’t be late or you might miss out!) and register … Read More »

Playoff Rain Policy

I checked the forecast and we should be okay, but as always its best to plan for the worst. If its raining, you have two options.

1) Play in the rain.
2) Schedule a time to make your game up BEFORE next Tuesday (both teams need to agree on this option).

The field at Sharkey’s is pretty much always available to us, so you can do it any time. Unfortunately we need to be done with the season by August 29th, because any later goes into Labor Day, so if you don’t get your game made up before next Tuesday both teams will have to forfeit.

Meet the Turbo Bocce Award Winners

Turbo Bocce gave out nine regular season awards (with three more coming for the playoffs) and its time we gave due recognition to our regular season award winners.

Regular Season Champions



Team: Black Jesus
Names: Phil Martino and George Christou
Record: 26-4
BCS: 2.230
Fun fact:
Black Jesus’s accomplishments are approaching “Jesus’s” level of accomplishments. Lets check the tail of the tape for a comparison.

Jesus turned water into wine – – Black Jesus turned money into wine

Jesus walked on water – – Black Jesus walked all over the hopes and dreams of their competitors on the way to winning a regular season title.

Jesus conquered death by resurrecting Lazarus and … Read More »