Author: Joe Quartarone

Historic Bocce World Championships in Mersin, Turkey 2022

(Story by Margaret Shindelus) CBI – PUNTO RAFFA VOLO & FIB – VOLO The historic World Bocce Championships was a joint venture of the Confederazione Bossistica Internazionale (Punto Raffa Volo) and Federation Internationale De Boules (Volo). The event was a gathering of 52 teams from 37 countries. The championship was held at the Toroslar Bocce Hall and […]

Letter from USBF President, Danny Passaglia

(Submitted by Danny Passaglia, from the December 2022 Newsletter) Happy Holidays to our USBF Members and Guests, By now many of you know the results of our National tournament held at Methuen Sons of Italy Club. The event was extremely well attended and was probably one of the largest turnouts in recent memory. It was especially […]

Junior Volo Players Represent the USA in 2022 World Championships in France

(Article submitted by Benji Tosi) On October 21-23, Junior Volo players José Serna and Caleb Delabbio of Colorado, proudly represented the USA in Monaco at the Denis Ravera International Challenge in the Under 18 category. For José it was the second consecutive year he was able to participate in this invitational tournament. He rose to the challenge by […]

15th Annual Aldo Della Croce Tournament Results

(Story by Paola Brush) Friendly Competition at the IABC-STL  The 15th Annual Aldo Della Croce Tournament was held at the Italia America Bocce Club, St. Louis, November 4-6, 2022. This Tournament was initiated to promote the sport of bocce while incorporating friendly competition among various Bocce Clubs and honoring the first President of the IABC, Aldo […]

2022 Fall Update from American Bocce Club in Huntington, NY

(article submitted by Joe Quartarone) Led by Peter Rabito, The American Bocce Club in Huntington, NY (Long Island) runs a summer/fall league each year with approximately 140 USBF members. The winners of the 2022 Platinum Division season are (left to right) Jack Bilancia, Peter Rabito, John Samaritano, Guy DeSantis and Brad Thayer. Also in Huntington, the annual American […]

2023 USBF National Championship is Awarded to Highwood Bocce Club

(Press Release from Highwood Bocce Club President, Tom Holleman) The Highwood Bocce Club is proud to be hosting the USBF National Championships for the fourth time. Our board, players, membership, and city are all looking forward to welcoming our country’s best bocce players and providing them all with a wonderful tournament and experience. Save the dates for the […]