Hundreds participate in bocce tournament

Hundreds of people participated in the second annual Citywide Bocce Tournament Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Parks Department, and games were played in

Hundreds of people participated in the second annual Citywide Bocce Tournament Saturday.

Hundreds of people participated in the second annual Citywide Bocce Tournament Saturday. (9/12/15)

BROOKLYN - Hundreds of people participated in the second annual Citywide Bocce Tournament Saturday.

The event is sponsored by the Parks Department, and games were played in all five boroughs today.

The game, developed in Italy, is becoming an increasingly popular sport for young Americans.

Organizers say the top two teams from each borough will compete in the citywide championship on Sept. 26 on Staten Island.

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