Bocce

Bocce is an Italian game. The basic principle of the sport is to roll a bocce ball closest to the target ball, which is called a pallina. Bocce as a Special Olympics sport provides people with special needs the opportunity to have social contact, develop physically and to gain self-confidence. Next to Soccer and Golf, Bocce is the third most participated sport in the world.

Number of Athletes Statewide: 2,285

Fall: July through September, with State Fall Games in October

Governing Body: World Bocce Association

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