The 38th Cleveland Challenge Cup of Bocce Sponsored by Serpentini Chevrolet

Coda Corp celebrates their 1st CCCB title Coda Corp celebrates their 1st CCCB title

The 38th Cleveland Challenge Cup of Bocce sponsored by Serpentini Chevrolet will be held on Friday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 28 at the Wickliffe Italian-American Club located at 29717 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, OH 44092. 
The event will host over 100 bocce teams attracting players from areas of Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Illinois, Michigan, Maryland, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, California, and Canada, all competing for over $20,000 in prize money. Last year’s open division winner Coda Corp from Lockport/Rome, NY captured their first CCCB title while the women’s division winner Bottiglieri Lawn Care from Niles, OH won their fourth CCCB title in the past five tournaments (third straight).
The opening ceremonies will begin at 4:45 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, with the national anthem of the U.S., Italy, and Canada sung by Giovanni Castiglione of Solon. The bocce tournament will start directly afterward and will run continuously through Sunday night on the Wickliffe Italian-American Club’s nine covered bocce courts. To enter a team in this year’s tournament, please register through the Tourney Machine App. If you have questions, please contact Paul DiCicco (Tournament Director) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To see full details and schedule of the tournament check out the club website at
Entertainment will run throughout the weekend in the covered pavilion with the main stage sponsored by Khash Saghafi - Liberty Home Mortgage. Friday will have live music by Pieces of Eight featuring The Lakeside Brass. Saturday afternoon will feature cultural activities from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday night will have live music by Collage The Band. Sunday is Family Day and will once again feature a variety of entertainment and activities for children including Magician Rick Smith Jr., an appearance by “Jungle Terry,” and finally DJ Dave. Also, a wide variety of food vendors will provide homemade Italian food and specialty dishes as well as traditional American variety.

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