Regulation bocce courts are 60 feet long and 10 feet wide, with curbs to prevent the ball from bounding out of court. Wendy Lindquist, a garden designer in Bridgeport, Conn., had so many requests for bocce courts among her clients that she created a side business, Bella Bocce, to accommodate them. Courtesy photo | Universal Uclick
Bocce Ball courts vary in size and can be 10 to 12 feet wide by 60 to 90 feet long. The side-walls and backboard are generally constructed of treated lumber raised 6 to 12 inches higher than the base. The base is made of consecutive layers of 3 to 5 inches of pea gravel, 3 inches of crushed limestone, 1 to 3 inches of tennis clay or crushed oystershells.
Bocce ball is a very old game, and as such has a host of rules, regulations, and variants. Bocce is more popular than ever today, and it's become a casual, family game. Here's a rundown from hayneedle.com of the game basics and how to keep score.