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).
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.
Bottiglieri Lawn Care celebrates 4th CCCB title (Leads Women’s Division in all time titles)