Turkish Bocce Bowling and Darts Federation (TBBDF) was founded by the Central Advisory Committee of Sports Ministry on the 18th of October in 2004.
Mr Ahmet Recep TEKCAN was elected as the first president of TBBDF on the 24th of March in 2005.
In 2006 TBBDF gained its autonomous status on the 22nd of January and Mr TEKCAN was re-elected by the 1st Ordinary General Congress of the federation on the 27th of May. The congress also accepted to include Petanque and Sports Boules to the federation by a unanimous vote.
The 2nd Ordinary General Congress of the federaiton was held on the 27th of December, 2008 and Mr TEKCAN was re-elected for the 3rd time. Besides Lawn Bowls was accepted to be added as the new branch of the federation by a unanimous vote.
Now there are six sports disciplines represented under TBBDF:
1- Bocce, 2- Bowling, 3-Darts, 4-Petanque, 5-Sports Boules and 6-Lawn Bowls
The only authorized person for international contacts is Dr. Mutlu TURKMEN, the deputy president of the federation. The headquarter office of the federation is located in
Ankara. The contacts for the office are as the following:
Kocatepe mah. Mesrutiyet Cad. 31/3 Cankaya - ANKARA - TURKEY 06420
+90 312 310 20 60
+90 312 310 60 50