Capitol Hill Wednesday Division
Spring 2013 Bocce Is Here!
We're more excited than Jesse Spano on caffeine pills!
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Feel free to contact your league manager, Sarah Joy with any questions. Do you check in to every location? No need to make an exception for bocce...become the mayor of DC Bocce - Garfield Park by checking in on Foursquare when you arrive for your match, and DC Bocce @ Pour House when you get to the bar!
Captain's Meeting- Wednesday, April 10
The start of season is almost upon us! DC Bocce will be hosting a captain's meeting at 7 p.m. this Wednesday, April10 in the basement of The Pour House. Come familiarize yourself with your sponsor bar, meet this season's black shirts who will be running the division and facilitating your fun. Learn more about the game of bocce and what's happening this season. The meeting is not mandatory, but attendance is highly encouraged, especially for those that are new to the league. DC Bocce wants to buy you a drink, so there will be FREE BEER to attendees! Season starts Wednesday, April 17, and schedules will be posted on this division page and sent out via e-mail. Questions? Please contact your division manager, Sarah Joy, at email@example.com.
Looking forward to rolling with you this Spring!
End of Season Tournament/Party- June 15
Save the date for June 15 when DC Bocce will be hosting the leaguewide End of Season Tournament/Party at Yards Park in DC. The event will be an all day bocce tournament with food, beer, and live music. This will be an epic event that you won't will not want to miss! Get it on your calendar now!
We will crown one triumphant league-wide bocce winner! Congrats to our very own Revenge of Driveway Balls for bringing the heat and conquering all as our Spring 2012 winners! WOO!
Things to Know on Game Day
Every Wednesday, make sure to check in with a Black Shirt at the picnic table located southwest of the playground and the bocce courts. Each team will play one game on the courts, as indicated on your schedule, with the remainder of games set up with cones and played on the grass on the southwest quadrant of the park (on the side of the sidewalk closest to the I-395 overpass).
In the case of inclement weather, we will post an update on this page by 4 p.m., game day. Make up games will most likely take place that Thursday.
Check out our Rules for more details. Standings and Pictures will be updated a few days after your games are done.
Bar Specials and Sponsors
The Pour House (319 Pennsylvania Ave, SE) is our Cap Hill postgame destination and is located just a few short blocks away from the park. During League nights, members enjoy the following specials on our sponsor beers, Peroni and Blue Moon, as well as food specials at the bar. We should have:
The more you drink, the more chances you have to win! Be the team that drinks the most Peroni/Blue Moon from now through December and you will win an ULTIMATE grand prize valued at $2,000! Teams must have a minimum of 50 tickets per season to qualify. This will count from season to season to season.
- $4 Peroni/Blue Moon drafts, $12 pitchers
- Food specials TBD!
Game Location and Directions
Garfield Park (2nd and F Streets, SE)
Via Metro: Take the Orange/Blue Line to the Capitol South Metro stop. Walk south on 1st Street, SE towards Tortilla Coast and Bullfeathers for 3 blocks and you will dead end into the park. Visit www.wmata.com for more information.
Driving: Click Here. And please be aware of parking regulations in the area, often pertaining to Nationals Stadium.
Remember to take any trash that you bring into the park back out again. The trash bins get full by the day of our games so please throw your trash away in a bin outside of the park. And let's do our part to help the environment by taking any recyclable materials to the Pour House for deposit after your games.
In 2005, the DC Bocce League funded and constructed two bocce courts in Garfield Park on Capitol Hill. The courts, located between the playground and tennis courts, are the first and only public bocce courts in DC. We invite the entire community to enjoy them and become familiar with one of the world’s oldest sports.
This season, we are posting all league photos to Facebook albums, which allows for interactive commenting and now TAGGING! Anyone in the league has the ability to tag friends, teammates, etc., so please check out our photos from this season and let the Facebook connecting begin!
At the end of each season, winning teams from each division are awarded a cash prize to donate to a charity of their choice. We have donated to many local, national and international charities. We are also happy to participate in special charity events throughout the year. If you have any ideas feel free to contact us firstname.lastname@example.org
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To the Friends of Garfield Park, the Capitol Hill community, and American Legion Auxiliary Post 8 for their support of DC Bocce.