Valdese, NC – On September 9, 2023, the Valdese Phar Des Alpes is pleased to host the North Carolina State Bocce Tournament again. This event will be held on covered clay courts at 301 Laurel Street in Valdese.

Play will begin at 8:30 a.m. after the opening ceremony. Teams from Asheville, Valdese, Mooresville, Winston-Salem, and Raleigh are expected to compete for the state title. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Ample seating for spectators is available, as well as a wide selection of authentic Waldensian/Italian food and drink for purchase. For more information, go to