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 »

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!

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How You Can Become The Best Bocce Player In Syracuse


Two things we really want to do this summer are raise money to help sick children and determine who the single best bocce player in Syracuse is.

Here are the details on how we plan to accomplish this:

What: Turbo Bocce’s One-on-one Tournament

When: Noon on Saturday July 26

Where: Sharkey’s Bar & Grill – 7240 Oswego Rd, Liverpool, NY 13090

How Much:

$20 to compete if you register at this link

$25 if you register on the day of the event

Free beer while you play, and prizes for first, second, and third place finishes.

$15 if you want to drink all day, and not play in the bocce tournament.

100% of the money raised is going to St. Judes Children Hospital.

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