Open Bocce – A Tournament (Monday 6/20/22)

This event is for advanced “Open Bocce” players and people who have previously won medals in US Bocce National tournaments and are therefore no longer eligible to enter B level competitions. Teams can be all female, all male or mixed. Open Bocce is the modality recognized by the US Bocce Federation that doesn’t have as strict rules as its international sister sport, Punto Raffa Volo.

Gold: Campo di Bocce Los Gatos – Paulo Pro, Ken Gorny, Alan Knox and Giovanni Napoli

  • Silver: Bocce Boyz – Mike Anderton, Giuseppe Matarazzo, Carmine Matarazzo, Matt Shuttleworth
  • Bronze: Highwood #2 – Andy Zimmerman, Vito Buonsante, Alex Gara and Dante Lovell
  • Bronze: Team Alliance – Brad Thayer, Vince Tersigni, John Burley and Jeff O’Heir

Women’s Singles – Punto Raffa Volo (Tuesday 6/21/22)

The women’s singles PRV is a qualifier for the 2022 World Championship in Turkey in November.

Gold: Amy Lazzeretti

  • Silver: Lauren McDermott
  • Bronze: Joanne Lopez
  • Bronze: Margaret Shindelus

Mixed Doubles – Punto Raffa Volo (Wednesday 6/22/22)

A team consisting of a woman and a man in PRV is another qualifier for the 2022 World Championship.

Gold: Amy Lazzeretti and Miles Russell

  • Silver: Pros – Diane Kelley and Paolo Pro
  • Bronze: SC Rollers – Joanne Lopez and Giovanni Napoli
  • Bronze: Lauren McDermott and Maurizio Perrelli

Men’s Doubles – Punto Raffa Volo (Thurs 6/23/22 – Fri 6/24/22)

A team consisting of 2 men playing PRV. The top 2 teams are qualified to represent the USA in the 2022 Men’s Pan Am Championship in Uruguay.

Gold: Paolo Pro and Alan Knox

  • Silver: Gordon Gruenes and Danko Dykyj
  • Bronze: Alex Gara and Milan Tomic
  • Bronze: Ken Gorny and Giovanni Napoli

Open Bocce – B Tournament (Sunday 6/26/22)

This event is for competitive teams of people who have not yet won a US Bocce Nationals Medals or players who are fairly new to bocce, however a 4-person team can technically have 1 person who has already won a medal. It’s a way to introduce more novice players to our National Championships’ environment. Teams can be all female, all male or mixed. This year we had an excellent turnout with 10 teams with players from CA, MO, NY, NH, RI and MA and top 4 winners from all those states except NY.

Gold: Bunco Squad – Carol Demers, Lisa Labadini, Merle Weber, Linda Fay

  • Silver: In Front – George Plouffe, Jim Sacco, Joe Gangi, Russell LaHaise
  • Bronze: Marianne and Mike Schmidt, Jenny and Tony Simone
  • Bronze: Salsiccia Train – Dan Drago, Ron Farotto, Vince Mancuso, Alessandro Stravato

Women’s Precision Shooting (Saturday 6/25/22)

Gold: Emi Fuji

  • Silver: Laura Bohdan
  • Bronze: Jolene Kramer

Men’s Precision Shooting (Saturday 6/25/22)

Gold: Andy Zimmerman

  • Silver: Ron Farotto
  • Bronze: Julian Batula

Methuen Money Tournament (Fri 6/24/22 – Sat 6/25/22)

This Open Bocce event takes place during the same time as the Nationals; however, it is not associated with the USBF.

Gold: Bocce Assassins – Ron Demers, Jim Famolare, Lenny Christopher, George Mancini

  • Silver: Campo di Bocce Los Gatos – Paolo Pro, Giovanni Napoli, Keny Gorny, Alan Knox
  • Bronze: American Bocce Co. (Chicago) – Andy Zimmerman, Vito Buonsante, Dave Krone, Milan Tomic
  • Bronze: 10th Legion – Bob Ferraro, Lucio Andreozzi, Gaetano Gozzi, Alfonso Cambio