Tournaments

The BBC hosts numerous events throughout the year in addition to our tournaments. This includes work parties, birthday parties, special Olympics trainings, rookie days (orientation), bocce socials, and Vermont Italian Cultural Association events.   See the list below for tournaments and other events scheduled so far for this year. To see about adding your event, contact Jeff Spengler (jeff@burlingtonbocce.com). 

Tournaments 2022

All tournaments are held on Saturdays, with Sunday of the same weekends held
as rain dates.

All cost $5 per person for participants, except for the two State tournaments which cost $10 per person.


6/18, 10 am Zander Ponzo Novice Singles
6/25, 10 am Zander Ponzo Novice Doubles
7/16, 10 am Open Singles
7/23, 10 am Open Doubles
7/30, 1 pm Skills
8/6, 10 am Senior Singles
8/13, 10 am Senior Doubles
8/27, 10 am State Singles
9/3, 10 am State Doubles


The Vermont Italian Cultural Association (VICA) has reserved the courts on the following Sundays.
6/5, 12 – 3 pm
7/10, 12-3 pm

Tournament FAQ

Tournaments are either single or double elimination, depending on the number of participants/teams. Novice tournaments are free. All other tournament registration is $5.00 per player except the State tournaments which are $10 per player.

Novice Tournaments are open to anyone who has not finished First or Second in previous BBC tournaments.

Open Tournaments are open to anyone. All ages and skill levels.

Seniors Tournaments are open to anyone 55+.

State Tournaments are open to anyone, that currently includes out of state players.

Skills Challenge is a set of 8 events testing your abilities, top scores at the end win.
Doubles League Picnic is limited to Doubles League participants. We welcome everyone to watch the Doubles League Playoffs.