How to Play the Game of Bocce Ball

Diagram of a bocce ball field

Diagram of a bocce ball field

Bocce Ball is an ancient game dating back to Roman times. It’s simple, but a lot of fun. The goal is to throw the balls as close to the pallino.

Toss the pallino to begin the game.

Take turns bowling to get nearest to the pallino.

Win the game by being closest to the pallino when the all the bocce balls are bowled.

 

Stay in the game with these helpful phrases

buono, buono: what you say when you did a good throw

pallino: the main ball that becomes the target for the other balls

bocce: to knock a ball

buon gioco: good game!