Navina Bernardi playing bocce ball

Navina Bernardi practices, as father and coach Dario watches. (Photo by Jeremy Walsh)

LIVERMORE, CA—Here’s your chance to see the best of Bocce and the best Bocce players in the nation. From Saturday June 25 through Saturday July 2, Bay Area bocce fans can join the United States Bocce Federation’s 2016 Bocce Championships, right here in Livermore.

Campo di Bocce of Livermore, host to the event, is inviting you and your friends to join us at this series of competitions to watch some of the top players in the United States. It’s open to all and free of charge.

Each day, play will start at 8:00 am, and continue until 12:00 pm. Events will include Open Bocce, Punto, Raffa, Volo (the International game) and Raffa shooting – an exciting ball smashing competition not to be missed!

Navina Bernardi, the Pleasanton local who placed 4th in the 2015 World Championships in Rome (top finish ever by a U.S. player), will be competing on June 29, 30 and July 1. For an event schedule visit