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2012-06-26 06:23:47

LIVERMORE, Calif., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first ever United States Bocce Federation (USBF) Western Sector Bocce Club Championship will be held over Labor Day Weekend at Livermore California's, Campo di Bocce. Bocce clubs, senior center teams and city parks teams from Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and California are all invited to compete for the "Best in the West" honors with a guaranteed minimum prize purse of $3,000. The competition, presented by Italy's Molinari...

2012-04-13 06:21:33

LIVERMORE, Calif., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Labor Day weekend, August 31 through September 3, 2012, Campo di Bocce of Livermore, California will host the 2012 United States Bocce Federation's Western Sector Bocce Club Championship. Clubs from across the Western United States will be selecting their best teams. Up to two teams from each club will compete in this pioneering year of this Clubs Championship. All Bocce organizations are invited to join in this Labor Day weekend event....

2012-02-20 10:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Mariucci, NFL Network Analyst and former NFL coach of the San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions, will join the California Senior Games Bocce Competition at Livermore, California's Campo di Bocce running from March 11th through 17th. "I hate to admit I'm a senior now, but this competition is definitely on my bucket list," said Mariucci. "Beyond football, Bocce is definitely my favorite sport. More than 25 million Americans are involved...

2012-02-16 10:00:00

LOS GATOS, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Campo di Bocce, arguably the epicenter of the game of Bocce in the United States, celebrated its 15th Anniversary on February 8, 2012. Starting as the brainchild of Tom Albanese, who had fallen in love with the game playing with friends at their backyard courts in Los Gatos, CA, then traveling to Italy where Bocce is part of the lifestyle, Tom thought it would be a great idea to build a fine Italian Restaurant in Los Gatos integrating eight...

2012-01-12 10:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, the California State Senior Games will include the sport of Bocce. The event will be held at California's Campo di Bocce of Livermore, March 11th through 17th. This Senior's Championship competition will draw both women and men senior players from five western states to compete in 3 major bocce events, men's doubles Punto Raffa Volo, women's doubles Punto Raffa Volo and 4 player open bocce. "It's wonderful...

2011-08-17 13:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012 World Championships for the sport of Bocce will be coming to the San Francisco Bay Area in May of 2012. The International Olympic Committee (IOC), Confederazione Boccistica Internazionale (CBI), and the Confederation Mondiale des Sports de Boules (CMSB) have selected Livermore, California's Campo di Bocce as the venue for this International competition. Top teams qualifying from more than 20 countries around the world will be...

2011-07-06 13:00:00

LOS GATOS, Calif. and LIVERMORE, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States will be sending its National Championship team to compete in the World Bocce Championships in Feltre, Italy this coming September 4-11. The 2011 National Bocce Championships, held at Los Gatos, California and Livermore California's Campo di Bocce June 25th through July 2nd, qualified five of the top players in the US to represent America in the 2011 World Bocce Championships. The US Volo team will...

2011-06-08 10:11:00

LOS GATOS, Calif. and LIVERMORE, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Bocce Federation (USBF) has selected Campo di Bocce as the venue for the 2011 National Bocce Championships. This National Championship draws the best-of-the-best players from an estimated 25-million bocce enthusiasts across the US. Next to soccer and golf, bocce is the third most participated sport in the world and is considered the oldest know sport in world history, dating back to 5000 B.C....