Like CurlingZone on Facebook
 
 
   
Welcome to CurlingZone, Guest!   Register Now!    
Already a member?   Login:              Forgot Password?
Runback - Custom Curling Wear
Vote for Curling!
Disclaimer: CurlingZone does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any Content posted on any Forums area and you acknowledge that any reliance upon such Content shall be at your sole risk. Any Content placed on any Forums area by users and anonymous posters are the views of the user posting the statement, and do not represent the views of CurlingZone or our partners, advertisers or sponsors. By posting anonymously, you are allowing your IP address to be displayed for identification purposes. CurlingZone reserves the right to remove any post at its discretion without warning or explanation.
  Last Thread   Next Thread
Author
Thread Post New Thread    Post A Reply
RaiseDoubleFTW
Knee-Slider

Registered: Apr 2013
Location:
Posts: 6

Curling Bocce?

Just walking through the park seeing a game of bocce it popped into my head that it might be interesting to play a game of curling with the bocce rule where one team continues to throw until they out-count shot rock, or are out of stones.

Not really thought this through completely but thought I'd put it on here and see if anyone has ever tried this before.

It seems to me it could be a useful/fun practice game. Four rocks per team of two (or four). Maybe with a rule of no take outs on any rock in the FGZ.

Interested to hear anyone's thoughts.

Report this post to a moderator | IP: Logged

Old Post 06-11-13 04:33PM
RaiseDoubleFTW is offline Click Here to See the Profile for RaiseDoubleFTW Click here to Send RaiseDoubleFTW a Private Message Find more posts by RaiseDoubleFTW Add RaiseDoubleFTW to your buddy list Edit/Delete Message Reply w/Quote
icemnnjack
Harvey Hacksmasher

Registered: Jan 2008
Location:
Posts: 66

Re: Curling Bocce?

quote:
Originally posted by RaiseDoubleFTW
Just walking through the park seeing a game of bocce it popped into my head that it might be interesting to play a game of curling with the bocce rule where one team continues to throw until they out-count shot rock, or are out of stones.

Not really thought this through completely but thought I'd put it on here and see if anyone has ever tried this before.

It seems to me it could be a useful/fun practice game. Four rocks per team of two (or four). Maybe with a rule of no take outs on any rock in the FGZ.

Interested to hear anyone's thoughts.




look up a game called ice stocks.

.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_stock_sport
.. accually here is the wiki link

Report this post to a moderator | IP: Logged

Old Post 06-11-13 06:15PM
icemnnjack is offline Click Here to See the Profile for icemnnjack Find more posts by icemnnjack Add icemnnjack to your buddy list Edit/Delete Message Reply w/Quote
RaiseDoubleFTW
Knee-Slider

Registered: Apr 2013
Location:
Posts: 6

Re: Re: Curling Bocce?

quote:
Originally posted by icemnnjack



look up a game called ice stocks.

.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_stock_sport
.. accually here is the wiki link



It looks fun.

But I don't think it will help with my guard placement or raises

Report this post to a moderator | IP: Logged

Old Post 06-11-13 07:00PM
RaiseDoubleFTW is offline Click Here to See the Profile for RaiseDoubleFTW Click here to Send RaiseDoubleFTW a Private Message Find more posts by RaiseDoubleFTW Add RaiseDoubleFTW to your buddy list Edit/Delete Message Reply w/Quote
icemnnjack
Harvey Hacksmasher

Registered: Jan 2008
Location:
Posts: 66

Re: Re: Re: Curling Bocce?

quote:
Originally posted by RaiseDoubleFTW


It looks fun.

But I don't think it will help with my guard placement or raises



probably not.... The manager i had this year was of Austrian descent and accually owned a whole set.... he brought them out on the ice and ya they were neat, right up until he nailed the hack and bent my bolts in the hack plate :/

Report this post to a moderator | IP: Logged

Old Post 06-12-13 08:52AM
icemnnjack is offline Click Here to See the Profile for icemnnjack Find more posts by icemnnjack Add icemnnjack to your buddy list Edit/Delete Message Reply w/Quote
Marc Bernard
Hitting Paint

Registered: Feb 2005
Location: Elmira
Posts: 145

Played this many times in a jitney or practice.

We set up one of the "Lite Rock" stones halfway between the house and the hog line. This becomes the button.

Rules vary on what happens if you remove the button stone from play. Sometimes the offending team gets to choose where it goes, sometimes the non-offending team.

Report this post to a moderator | IP: Logged

Old Post 06-12-13 11:34AM
Marc Bernard is offline Click Here to See the Profile for Marc Bernard Click here to Send Marc Bernard a Private Message Visit Marc Bernard's homepage! Find more posts by Marc Bernard Add Marc Bernard to your buddy list Edit/Delete Message Reply w/Quote
Unregistered
Guest

Registered: Not Yet
Location:
Posts: N/A

Stick with the mini-game/short game! So much more intense.

Report this post to a moderator | IP: 216.81.54.22

Old Post 06-12-13 12:02PM
Edit/Delete Message Reply w/Quote
All times are GMT. The time now is . Post New Thread    Post A Reply
  Last Thread   Next Thread
Show Printable Version | Email this Page | Subscribe to this Thread

Forum Jump:
Rate This Thread:

Forum Rules:
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
HTML code is OFF
vB code is ON
Smilies are ON
[IMG] code is ON
 
Masters of Curling
Homan vs. Carey
Fri, Oct 31 -- 8:30pm ET
Sportsnet - Click for Schedule

Championship
Click Event to Show Scoreboard
: Whitney Field Jr. Curling Classic
M: JSI-OVCA Junior Superspiel
: Whitney Field Jr. Curling Classic
M: Masters of Curling
M: Glendale Cash Spiel
M: Shamrock Shotgun By DG Valve Systems
W: Masters of Curling
W: Glendale Cash Spiel
W: Shamrock Shotgun By DG Valve Systems
M: Dave Jones Molson Mayflower Cashspiel
W: Dave Jones Molson Mayflower Cashspiel
M: Swift Current Cash Spiel
Eastern Time (ET)
Full Scoreboard  |  Play Fantasy Pick'em!  

MOST RECENT CZ FORUM POSTS

World Curling Tour
2014 Masters of Curling ( 1 2 )
U.S.A. Curling
Another spot removed for Men's/Women's Nationals ( 1 2 3 )
Rock Talk
The Five Rock Rule
Ontario Curling
All Ontario Farmers Bonspiel
Ontario Curling
Need 2 Teams
World Curling Tour
Andrea Crawford
Rock Talk
Watching The Masters online...
Rock Talk
Ice, curl and peel weight
Rock Talk
My own 2014-15 curling rankings
Rock Talk
Early Returns on Team Carey & Team Sweeting
Ontario Curling
Brantford Nissan Classic 2014
Ontario Curling
Chatham Granite Club Cash Spiel
Rock Talk
Final game
Manitoba Curling
I have no sound on my broadcast.
Rock Talk
Brewster Wins Champery Curling Masters
Rock Talk
European playdowns ( 1 2 )
Rock Talk
Team Israel Needs Your Help!
Rock Talk
Korean team
Manitoba Curling
Nolan Thiessen Curling Camp
Rock Talk
Challenge Chateau Cartier
U.S.A. Curling
Mixed Doubles 2015
Rock Talk
skins game field
Gear Zone/Classifieds
Looking for an S-shaped broom handle
Curling Club Chat
Announcing the Inaugural Midas Senior Men's Classic
Rock Talk
Young People speak up!!! ( 1 2 )
U.S.A. Curling
World University Games
Rock Talk
Sportnet upcoming coverage
Rock Talk
Support Curling - Vote Now!
Rock Talk
Nutmeg Curling club
U.S.A. Curling
The battle for points begins ( 1 2 )
Rock Talk
Vote for Jennifer
Rock Talk
Team Koe
U.S.A. Curling
The new "Vision" for the USCA
The Curling News
Lack of TV Coverage ( 1 2 )
Ontario Curling
Competative Club Curler Question
Rock Talk
Victoria Curling Club to Donate Land, Building and Assets to CurlManitoba
Gear Zone/Classifieds
Ice King scraper for sale
World Curling Tour
Brooks?
Rock Talk
How is your membership this season?
U.S.A. Curling
Members Forum
Manitoba Curling
Whites' Drug Store Curling Classic
Junior Curling
Looking for Competitive Bantam Boy - Toronto
Ontario Curling
posting draw
World Curling Tour
US Open of Curling
Obituaries
Passing of Denis-LaFreniere for those who knew him from St. Vital, Manitoba
Rock Talk
Israeli flag is planted
Rock Talk
Team Howard Camp
Rock Talk
Why OCA has a $210,000 promotion fund
Ontario Curling
Curling Scholarship
Rock Talk
Courses for Curling - Charity Event
Post New Message  |  View All Forums

FANTASY PICK'EM

No Photo
Pahl, James
  No Photo
Kim, Seung Min
October 31 -- 11:15 pm EDT
Click to Pick the Winner!
Who do you think will win?