Coordinator: Turkish Bocce, Bowling and Darts Federation (TBBDF)
Turkish Bocce, Bowling and Darts Federation was founded by the Central Advisory Committee(MDK) of State Ministry responsible for Sport in Turkey on the 18th – October 2004. Bocce Bowling and Darts sports, which had been active in different federations such as Sports for All, Baseball, Hunting and Shooting for many years, were gathered under one roof and it was decided to become a new federation. Ahmet Recep TEKCAN, who received the votes of all the members of the MDK in the election held on March 24, 2005, became the president of the federation. On January 22, 2006, the federation became autonomous with the law published in the Official Gazette No. 26057. Following the autonomy, the 1st Ordinary General Assembly meeting of the federation was held on the 27th-May 2006 and Ahmet Recep TEKCAN was reelected as the president. With the unanimous acceptance of the 1st Ordinary General Assembly members, it was accepted that the Petanque and Boules (Volo) sports played in the World and Mediterranean Games under the branch of Bocce to be included included under the TBBDF. In the 2nd Ordinary General Assembly Meeting held in 2008, Lawn Bowls and Electronic Darts disciplines were added to the activities of the federation. At the Extraordinary Election General Assembly of the Federation held on June 8, 2018, Assoc. Dr. Mutlu TÜRKMEN was elected as the new president. There are now six sports disciplines represented under TBBDF: 1- Bocce, 2- Bowling, 3-Darts/E-Darts, 4-Petanque, 5-Sport Boules, and 6-Lawn Bowls The headquarter office of the federation is located in Ankara.