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 Italian American Club 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 2021

Although there were no tournaments held in 2020 due to the Covid health crisis, 2021 looks brighter. With cautious optimism, we have scheduled all our tournaments for this summer. Here is the list of BBC events, including all tournaments, for 2021. All events are subject to change as they are dependent on State and City health guidelines.

Calendar (Proposed Rain Dates in Parentheses)

Sat., May 15 Work Day

Sun., May 23 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM — Reserved for VT Social Adventure Group

Mon., May 31 Doubles Leagues start

Sat., June 5 Bocce Orientation

Sun., June 6 Vt. Italian Club 12:00-3:00 pm

Sat., June 19 Zander Ponzo Novice Singles 10 am (Rain: Sun, 6/20 @ 12:30 pm)

Sat., June 26 Zander Ponzo Novice Doubles 10 am (Rain: Sun, 6/27 @ 10 am))

Sat., July 10 Skills Challenge 1 pm (Rain: TBA)

Sun., July 11 Vt. Italian Club 12:00-3:00 pm

Sat., July 17 Open Singles 10 am (Rain: Sun, 7/18 @ 10 am)

Sat., July 24 Open Doubles 10 am (Rain: Sun 7/25 @ 10 am)

Sat., Aug 7 Senior Singles 10 am (Rain: Sun, 8/8 @ 10 am)

Sat., Aug 14 Senior Doubles 10 am (Rain: Sun 8/15 @ 10 am)

Sun., Aug 22 Vt. Italian Club 12:00-3:00 pm

Sat., Aug 28 State Singles 10 am (Rain: Sun, 8/29 @ 10 am)

Sat., Sep 4 State Doubles (Labor Day weekend) 10 am (Rain: Sun 9/5 @ 10 am)

Sun., Sep 12 Vt. Italian Club 12:00- 3:00 pm

Sat., Sep 18 Doubles League Picnic 11 am
Sat., Sep 18 Doubles League Playoffs 12:30 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.