Italico rolls out event

The Trail Italico Bocce Club is hosting its annual East-West Bocce Tournament on June 1, and looking for teams to compete

The Trail Italico Bocce Club is hosting its annual East-West Bocce Tournament on June 1, and looking for teams from across the West Kootenay to compete at the Trail Bocce Facility in the Gulch.

The event is open to all bocce players, male or female, and will consist of two-person teams starting at 9 a.m. in the one-day tournament.

The tandem of Warfield’s Joe Guercio and Nick Murano of Castlegar will look to defend their title won in last year’s tournament that attracted 16 teams from Greater Trail, Castlegar, and Nelson.

The entry fee for the event is $18 and includes a delicious Italian luncheon, in addition, all top finishers will receive prizes courtesy of Safeway.

To enter a team contact Joe Bertuzzi at 368-9751 or Ozzie Lus at 368-3727, or sign up at the Bocce facility. Deadline for entries is May 30.