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Turkish Bocce Bowling Dart Federation

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 2016. The Congress also accepted to include Petanque and Sports Boules (Volo) to the federation by a unanimous vote.

The 2nd Ordinary General Congress of the federation was held on the 27th of December 2008 and Mr.TEKCAN was re-elected for the 3rd time. Besides Lawn Bowls and E-Darts were accepted to be added as the new branches of the federation by a unanimous vote. Mr. TEKCAN was elected for the 3rd and 4th time respectively in 2012 and 2016. 

Now there are six sports disciplines represented under TBBDF:
1- Bocce, 2- Bowling, 3-Darts/E-Darts, 4-Petanque, 5-Sport Boules, and 6-Lawn Bowls

On the 8th of June 2018, Dr. Mutlu TURKMEN, who had been the deputy president of the federation since 2005, was elected as the new president of the federation. Turkmen, was also elected as the president of International Bowls Confederation (CBI) on the 26th May 2018.

The headquarter office of the federation is located in
Ankara. The contacts for the office are as the following:

Address: Kocatepe mah. Mesrutiyet Cad. 31/3 Cankaya - ANKARA - TURKEY 06420
Tel : +90 312 310 20 60
Fax : +90 312 310 60 50
E-mail: info@tbbdf.gov.tr - turkmenm@yahoo.com