Date(s): May 10-28, 2013 - 8:00 AM
Sport Fee: $20 per event (plus basic athlete registration fee)
Registration Closing Date: April 12, 2013
Bocce Registration Contact: Heather Veon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Campo di Bocce of Livermore
175 East Vineyard Avenue
Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone #: 925-249-9800
Web Site: www.campodibocce.com
- Men's Doubles Punto Raffa Volo
- Women's Doubles Punto Raffa Volo
- Open Team (4 players)
Sports Chair: Ben Musolf (email@example.com) / 408-857-0074
Punto Raffa Volo is a precision sport played internationally under the rules set forth by Confederazione Boccistica Internazionale (CBI). Individuals who are not familiar with the rules and techniques of precision raffa and volo shooting are encouraged to enter the Open Team Bocce division.
There are no age group divisions for Men's and Women's Punto Raffa Volo. The maximum number of teams competing is 24 for Men's PRV and 16 for Women's PRV.
Open Rules team bocce is the style of recreational sport commonly played at facilities and parks throughout the United States. The sport will be played under the rules set forth by the United States Bocce Federation (USBF). This includes and live back wall and shooting from behind the B Line, which is the same line used for lagging.
Open Rules team event will have age groups of 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80+. There are no gender divisions for Open Rules teams. Due to court availability and potential inclement weather the number of participating teams is limited to 16 for each age group except 80+, which is limited to 4 teams. AGE GROUPS MAY BE COMBINED IF THERE ARE FEWER THAN FOUR TEAMS IN A DIVISION.
Players may participate in PRV and in multiple Open Team divisions. Additional sport fees will be assessed for each event registration. Teams may be comprised of players from multiple age groups. Teams will automatically be placed in the division of the youngest player on the team unless a lower age group division is designated by the team captain at the time of registration.
Bocce Schedule Information:
The exact dates and times for each division cannot be finalized until all registration forms have been received. Time limits will apply to games and it may be necessary to alter the posted event schedule in the case of inclement weather. Daily check-in will begin at 7:30 am, and tournament play will start at 8:00 am. The event draw will be held in advance at a public location.
- Friday/Saturday, 5/10-5/11: Men's Punto Raffa Volo - Doubles
- Tuesday/Wednesday, 5/21-5/22: Women's Punto Raffa Volo - Doubles
- Tuesday, 5/28: Open Rules - 4 Players (50-54, 55-59)
- Monday, 5/13: Open Rules - 4 Players (60-64, 65-69)
- Monday, 5/20: Open Rules - 4 Players (70-74, 75-79, 80+)
Practice will be allowed on the courts each day prior to the start of competition. Players are not allowed to practice on their assigned courts until both teams are present at which time they will be allowed to practice once up and back prior to beginning the game. Practice is not allowed on the tournament courts once division play begins.
Campo di Bocce of Livermore is an Italian restaurant facility with eight world class bocce courts made of synthetic surface. The courts are considerably faster than most outdoor natural surface courts. Participants are welcome to call Campo di Bocce of Livermore and make a court reservation for practice. Please contact Heather Veon at 925-249-9800 for information on weekday morning drop-in court times. Be sure to identify yourself as a Senior Games participant.
Hotels: Local accommodations will be posted at www.bayareaseniorgames.org website.
Meals: Lunch, appetizers and dinner are available for purchase at Campo di Bocce of Livermore.
Past Bocce Results & Photos