Category Archives: courts

Synthetic Turf Bocce Courts


XGrass Worldwide Headquarters in Dalton, Georgia has some of the most beautiful type of astro-turf material on the board.  This is ideal for building Bocce courts for those that require very little maintenance all year round.  From the xgrass website: … Continue reading

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Oyster shell bocce court


John and Andrea Ross built a fantastic oyster shell bocce court in 2001 so she could practice for the World Bocce Games.  Mario, from JoyOfBocce.com, and I interview John about his court. “I had met John and Andrea for the … Continue reading

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After a Thunderstorm


Bocce After a Thunderstorm You’ve scheduled an event and a late-breaking storm has deposited 2 inches of water on your court surface.  If the sky has cleared and the weatherman thinks the area is safe from lightning, you just might … Continue reading

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Top dress your court


How to top dress your bocce court A pictorial representation See Joy of Bocce Weekly, Volume I, Issue #45 for full details. After playing on my backyard stone dust bocce court for many years, I “stepped up” to the much … Continue reading

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Octagonal Court


Steve Pollack shares some of his photos of his unique octagonal bocce court. Steve says, “I too am a bocce ball enthusiast.  I built a court in my backyard and have weekly neighborhood games.” This nice looking court is in … Continue reading

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Bocce venues


These bocce courts were sent to me from some Bocce enthusiasts from around the United States.  It features past Joy of Bocce Weekly photos highlighting popular bocce venues.  Special thanks to all those that sent us your photos.  Click the … Continue reading

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Pearson Corporate Outing


Back in 2009, we did a corporate outing for Pearson Education. We always get to the venue early to groom the courts. Boston based companies can get a permit to use the courts for their corporate event, then hire me … Continue reading

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resin court installation


Resin Court Installation at the IAC, Stockton, CA Photos courtesy of Richard Heisler. These great shots show what’s involved in installing the polyurethane resin courts like the ones at Michigan’s Palazzo di Bocce and California’s Campo di Bocce. Aurelio Colleone … Continue reading

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Pointing styles


Here’s a brief look at the pointing technique of some of the good pointers at the 2009 Pallino d’Oro played on the lightning fast, synthetic surfaced courts at Michigan’s Palazzo di Bocce. Notice that in international rules you may step … Continue reading

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