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 palina. 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.
This sport offers traditional and unified events!
Bocce season begins between May- June and trains for 8 weeks before state competition in August.
- Bocce Singles
- Bocce Doubles
- Unified Bocce Doubles
Currently, Bocce is offered in the following communities:
- Cass County
- South Sioux City
- West Omaha
- West Point
- David City
- Falls City
- Grand Island
Don't see your community listed above? Email us to learn more about how to get Bocce started in your area!