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Bocce ball is a great recreational activity for outdoor potlucks, garden parties or picnics. In its general form, Bocce Ball may be the first basic ball throwing game invented by mankind. originating in Egypt and then passed down through Greece and Rome. A game can be conducted between two players, or between two teams of two, three, or four players each. A game is started by a randomly chosen side being given the opportunity to throw a smaller ball, the jack from one end of the court into a zone about 20 feet long. From then on, the side that is farthest from the jack bowls next until both sides have thrown their four bocce balls. The team with the closest bocce ball to the jack is the only team that can score points in any frame. The scoring team receives one point for each of their balls that are closer to the jack than the closest ball of the other team. A typical game is typically played to 10 or 15 points.
Dimensions: 9" x 9" x 3"