Many volunteers help to keep the balls rolling at this the first Asia Oceania Bocce Championships, in Melbourne!

While the athletes prepare for next week’s Championship, coaches are drawing  up their final game plans as the spectators will be in force to  cheer from the stands, but it will be  the  many volunteers that are hard at work making sure Asia Oceania Bocce Championships 2019 are an incredible success.

Many people of all ages, abilities, nationalities and backgrounds have donated their time to being part of this the largest bocce sporting event of the year and the biggest event of its kind, since 1979, when last the World Bocce  Doubles were  last hosted in Melbourne.

These volunteers come from all corners of Australia and perfectly represent the diversity and community spirit at the heart of the Bocce Sport community.

Vince DiMauro said he stepped forward to be part of the AO Bocce Championships so he can give back to the community, develop his sport administration skills, and draw on the determination of the athletes.

We’re not here to volunteer only,” said Vince. “We here to leave our finger prints, draw smiles on their faces, solve some of their issues and cheer for their accomplishments.

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