Bocce Terms

Bocce Terminology Below is a list of terms and definitions used in the sport of bocce by the Bocce Standards Association for Court Bocce. Advantage – The team throwing the pallino is said to have “pallino advantage” because they get to place the pallino where they want it on the court and have a clear…

History of Bocce

The History of Bocce According to historians, the game of Bocce had been popular for OVER 5,000 YEARS! Throwing balls toward a target is the oldest game known to mankind. As early as 5000 B.C. the Egyptians played a form of Bocce with polished rocks. Bocce Ball was first documented in a 5200 B.C. painting…