All competition dates and venues subject to change.

All medals and ribbons MUST be collected during the Games. The NSGA will not mail MEDALS or RIBBONS after the Games.


Location: Freeway Lanes
Address: 28801 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, Ohio
Dates: July 27 - July 29
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Bocce Check-In: Cleveland Convention Center

*Athlete Check-In*

All participants are REQUIRED to check-in and pick up their Athlete Credential at Athlete Check-In prior to competition (or practice, if you plan on practicing). Check-in is located right in The Village sponsored by AstraZeneca, inside the Cleveland Convention Center (300 Lakeside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114). A government issued photo ID, with date of birth is required to check-in.

Participants in ALL sports must check-in; no exceptions will be made, even if your event is not being held in the Cleveland Convention Center. Coaches, spouses, partners or friends may NOT check-in for another athlete. Check-in will open Friday, July 19th-July 31st from 7am-7pm.

*Note: Athlete Check-in will close at 5pm on July 26 due to the Celebration of Athletes.

Athletes will receive athlete credentials, race bibs, commemorative programs and athlete bags during Athlete Check-In. After the ATHLETE CREDENTIAL has been picked up, you are officially checked-in and can continue with your quest to be named a 2013 National Senior Games Champion.

Athletes are required to carry their credential at all times and will not be allowed to compete without it. If you lose your credential, you must report it at the Athlete Check-in area in the The Village sponsored by AstraZeneca to obtain a new one. The charge for a replacement Athlete Credential is $10.

Guests/Spectators - All competition is free of charge for guests and spectators.

*Athlete Confirmation Forms*

If you have any questions regarding the confirmation form and RTA pass, please contact Devin Stowers at 216-479-6345 or dstowers@clevelandsports.org. Below is a BLANK sample of what your confirmation form will look like once received.

2013 NSG Bocce Draws and Times

Click on the link/screenshot to view the Draws and Times of the Events.
Draws/times are subject to change based on withdrawals and any other changes.


CLICK HERE for a Age-Division/Event Specific Competition Schedule (printable)

The time of events will not be available until after registration closes. Actual Days of Competition may vary, depends on number of registered athletes in each event.

2013 NSG Bocce Participant Lists

Click on the name of the event or document to view the list.



Age division for all singles competition at the 2013 National Senior Games will be determined by the athlete‚Äôs age as of December 31, 2013. The following age divisions will apply to both men and women for all individuals: 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80-84; 85-89; 90-94; 95-99; and 100+.


1. Singles Competition played with each person throwing four balls and alternating use of each end of the court.
2. Tournament format will be round robin, with a desiginated number of players advancing to a single elimination championship bracket.
3. During round robin competition, competitors will play 4 qualifying games to 12 points. 
4. Awards will be presented 1st through 8th place within each age division.

Sport Rules:

1. This tournament will be conducted in accordance with United States Bocce Federation Open Rules, except for rules stated in NSGA Official Sport Rules document.