News & Announcements

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08/20/14 - Field doubles at second annual BocceFest Cape Gazette
08/18/14 - Adorable adoptables at the Dogs and Tails fundraiser Fox 5
08/05/14 - BocceFest returns to Lewes for an encoure year DelmarvaNow
05/19/14 - Bocce league reinvents the game with glow-in-the-dark tournaments The GW Hatchet
03/13/14 - Is bocce ball D.C.’s most social sport? The Washington Post
10/07/13 - BocceFest a ball of fun in Lewes Cape Gazette
09/27/13 - BocceFest 2013 brings beer, bands and bocce to Lewes Cape Gazette
09/24/13 - Cape May–Lewes Ferry Hosts Bocce Fest 2013 Cape Gazette
08/10/13 - Bocce Ball: From Old-World Sport To New-School Phenomenon NPR
08/01/13 - DC Bocce: More than a Game On Tap Magazine
07/01/13 - Bocce, Huh? Landscape Architecture Magazine
04/12/13 - Playing with Balls Encouraged Cloture Club
03/11/13 - You Probably Have a Preconception of Bocce WTOP
06/26/12 - Arlington's Bocce Trend Arlington Mercury
04/28/12 - Old world game finds new life in D.C. American Observer
04/15/12 - Congrats to Team ‘Bocced Decisions’ – Bocce Champs of PoPville PoPville
03/27/12 - Who's Balls Are Harder? DC101
10/18/11 - Rooftop Expansion: Anyone Up for a Game of Bocce? HouseLogic
10/08/11 - Green roofs: Bocce, bees and beauty WTOP
10/03/11 - Bocce League Helps Black Jack Bar Craft Custom Space Huffington Post
07/18/11 - In Washington, Bocce & Barolo The New York Times
07/06/11 - Q&A With Bocce League Co-Founder Washingtonian
07/01/11 - Brewing Up A Winner Washingtonian
05/26/11 - Brooke Ryan: 30 Dates in 30 Days MIX 107.3
03/25/11 - Voted Best Adult Sports League 2011 Washington City Paper
03/07/11 - DC Bocce's Sarah & John on YMTE Talk Show You, Me, Them, Everybody Live!
03/01/11 - Voted Best Social Sports League in DC MetroMix DC
11/01/10 - DC is Getting Some Balls OnTap Magazine
09/20/10 - Learn to Play Bocce Patch.com
09/08/10 - New "sports" growing in Bethesda Gazette
08/09/10 - An Old Italian Game is Taking the DC Area By Storm WTOP News
10/26/09 - Players Fall for Indoor Booce Roll Call
09/28/09 - Bocce Season Ramps Up NBC4.com
08/21/09 - Bocce Flair Week Provides Welcome Relief From August Doldrums Roll Call
06/30/09 - How Hard Can It Be? The Washington Post
06/16/09 - Bocce Buddies The Hill
08/15/08 - Out There The Express
06/16/08 - Bocce Ball Bowls Over Hill Roll Call
09/27/07 - Pass the Bocce Staten Island Live
09/16/07 - Hey Grandpa, It’s My Turn at Boccie The New York Times
08/13/07 - Joni loves bocce: lawn bowling Italian style The Georgetown Voice
08/01/07 - Bocce: The World's Oldest Sport Finds a Home on the Hill Hill Rag
07/25/06 - Get the Bocce Balls Rolling The Express
07/23/06 - Summer Games You Can Play With A Drink In Hand The Washington Post
05/25/06 - This is Not Your Mothers Lawn Bowling Voice of The Hill
09/02/05 - Bocce Players, Holding Court The Washington Post

PoPville Charity Tournament Raises $1,000 for Children with Cancer
DC Bocce and the Prince of Petworth hosted the first "Warm-up to Spring" Charity Tournament, crowning the Bocce Champs of PoPville. The one-day tournament, hosted on the rooftop of Highland Park Apartments, benefited the St. Baldrick's Foundation.

Tournament at Black Jack Raises $1,000 for Children wiht Diabetess
DC Bocce, together with Black Restaurant Group, hosted a four week charity bocce tournament at Black Jack to benefit the Washington Nationals Diabetes Care Complex at Children's National Medical CenterTo view the full release please click here.

Bocce Courts
The Leauge is proud to have completed contruction on two bocce courts in Garfield Park in the Fall of 2005! Nestled near the playground and tennis courts are two open-use courts, the first and only bocce courts in DC (though hopefully not the last). We invite the entire community to enjoy them and become familiar with one of the world’s oldest sports. Thank you to all who helped during construction! A special thanks goes to LandDesign, who volunteered their services and equipment in excavating the courts.

Sponsorship Ops
Would you like to sponsor the DC Bocce League? We can provide advertising and placement for your organization on our T Shirts, Bocce Courts and website. Please email us here with your ideas and details about your organization.

Bocce Love
Bocce is great networking and socializing oppurtunity. Rumor has it there are even a few Bocce couples floating around the district. Make sure to sign up for the next season of DC Bocce!

Bocce Photoplays
Independent films about bocce are sweaping the nation!  Be sure to check out the bocce doc Watch the Pallino and the bold crime saga Bocce: The Movie, both come highly recommended by League members.

DC Law
And for all you law students out there, you might want to look at the Venable firm, the only firm in DC to feature a rooftop bocce court at its Penn Quarter office.


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