Category Archives: The Stephen Fund

The Stephen Fund is a non-profit organization to spread the word about what Stephen Parker was all about…competition, sports, camaraderie, and fun. Help us help those who would like to remember cherished people who have provided joy in their lives.

Balls in the air for the 2014 Stephen Parker Memorial Bocce Tournament

2018 Bocce Ball Beach Blast Stephen GW Parker Memorial Tournament Entry & Information

THE OFFICIAL STEPHEN G.W. PARKER MEMORIAL BOCCE BALL BEACH BLAST ASSOCIATION
2018 REGISTRATION FORM & RULES

TOURNAMENT DATE: May 26, 2018
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 22, 2018
LOCATION: TURNER ESTATE for STEPHEN TOURNAMENT ENJOYMENT (T.E.S.T.E.)
BRING: BEVERAGES AND BALLS (not necessarily in that order), and DON’T FORGET THE BALL SACK to COMFORTABLY REST YOUR SPHERES (& there’s an award for the Best Sack!)

Complete the 2018 Stephen GW Parker Memorial Bocce Ball Beach Blast Tournament Registration_Form and send registration form to our esteemed Ball Master and ultimate S.T.O.O.G.E., Rob Turner, at robrturner@cableone.net as soon as possible.

Bocce Ball Beach Blast Tourney Award - 2017-SweetestSack

Bocce Ball Beach Blast Tourney Award – 2017-SweetestSack

We have awesome awards such as the Sweetest Sack award, so make sure to purchase yourself a nice sack to rest your balls comfortably in while awaiting the beating they deserve.  We have both individual and team awards, not to mention the coveted BIGGEST BALLS ON THE BEACH award to the winners, so be ready to EARN IT or go home with a sad sack.

Registration forms must be received no later than May 22. Please provide a phone number and email address of the Team Captain. Also, include additional email addresses if you want teammates to receive tournament correspondence.

Watch this year’s and some of our previous BBBBA Videos to acclimate you to the Beach Bocce environment:

The Stephen G. W. Parker Bocce Ball Beach Blast Association.

The Stephen G. W. Parker Bocce Ball Beach Blast Association.

If you want to play but don’t have a team just enter INDIVIDUAL for team name and we’ll find you a team! There are always teams looking for players.

KEY INFORMATION:

Rob Turner - 2015 - STOOGE - Parade Leader with his DICHDDS (Dynamic Intensity Corps of Heavy Drum Delivery Sidekicks) leader, Chris Parker.

Rob Turner (2015) , our S.T.O.O.G.E. and Parade Leader with his DICHDDS (Dynamic Intensity Corps of Heavy Drum Delivery Sidekicks) leader, Chris Parker.

Don’t forget to bring your Post Parker Play Pride Parade Pounding Parts to join the S.T.O.O.G.E. as he leads our DICHDDS (Dynamic Intensity Corps of Heavy Drum Delivery Sidekicks) on a tour of the beaches area with the utmost volume and gaiety, a gaiety that knows no bounds.

We currently have the following teams registered.  If your team name is not on this list, be sure to contact the S.T.O.O.G.E. directly.

TEAM NAME

  • Finkelicious
  • Art Wolves
  • Honey Badgers
  • Damn Yankees
  • The Big Labocce
  • Pallino Busters
  • Sand Goats
  • Moose Knuckles
  • Super Duper Double Trouble Bubble Ball Buster Blasters
  • The Untouchaballs
  • Big Balderdash
  • Lords Of Sunlight
  • FAB4
  • Caitlin Jenner’s Balls

We would like to send a LOUD SHOUT OUT to our sponsors of this year’s tournament:

  • Carve Vodka in Jacksonville, FL for providing the Nectar of the Gods!
  • Veterans United Craft Brewery, owned and operated by veterans here in Jacksonville – our official BEER sponsor and purveyor of the RAGING BLONDE!!!
  • Gusto Italian Restaurant in Jacksonville Beach, Florida
    • Our official food provider, Gusto, has also announced that they are hosting the World Cup Games live from 11am on with $8 Pizzas, Calzones, & Strombolis and Happy Hour Drink Specials.
    • Gusto will also be celebrating their 3rd anniversary party on the 19th of June in a major blast with food and drink for everyone to enjoy as well as LIVE Music.  Click here for more.
  • Republic National Distributing Corporation of Jacksonville
  • Panera Bread at St. Johns Town Center
Veterans United Brewery of Jacksonville, FloridaCarve Vodka of Jacksonville, Florida

Gusto Italian Restaurant of Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Republic National Distributing Company

Panera Bread at St. Johns Town Center

 

2017 Stephen Parker Memorial Bocce Ball Beach Blast Tournament

Details for the 2017 Stephen Parker Bocce Tournament

THE OFFICIAL STEPHEN G.W. PARKER MEMORIAL BEACH BOCCE BALL BLAST ASSOCIATION
2017 REGISTRATION FORM & RULES

The Stephen G. W. Parker Beach Bocce Ball Blast Association.

The Stephen G. W. Parker Beach Bocce Ball Blast Association.

TOURNAMENT DATE: JULY 1, 2017
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 27, 2017
LOCATION: TURNER BEACHFRONT ESTATES
BRING: BEVERAGES AND BALLS (not necessarily in that order)

Complete the 2017 Stephen GW Parker Memorial Bocce Ball Beach Blast Tournament Registration_Form and send registration form to our esteemed Ball Master and ultimate S.T.O.O.G.E., Rob Turner at robrturner@cableone.net as soon as possible.

Registration forms must be received NO LATER THAN JUNE 27. Please provide a phone number and email address of the Team Captain. Also, include additional email addresses if you want teammates to receive tournament correspondence.

S.T.O.O.G.E. & Parade Leader, Rob Turner, with the DDCDD (Dynamic Drum Corps Delivery Dufus), Chris Parker

S.T.O.O.G.E. & Parade Leader, Rob Turner, with the DDCDD (Dynamic Drum Corps Delivery Dufus), Chris Parker.

Watch some of our previous BBBBA Videos to acclimate you to the Beach Bocce environment:

If you want to play but don’t have a team, just enter INDIVIDUAL for team name and we’ll find you a team! There are always teams looking for players.

KEY INFORMATION:

Don’t forget to bring your Post Parker Party Play Pride Parade Pounding Parts to Participate in the Perennial S.T.O.O.G.E. Stomp, a titillating tour led by your Procession Leader, the S.T.O.O.G.E. himself, around the Jacksonville Beach area with accompanying victorious vivacity, veritable volume and gesticulatory gaiety to end all gaiety.

2016 Bocce Ball Beach Blast Stephen Parker Memorial Tournament

THE OFFICIAL STEPHEN G.W. PARKER MEMORIAL BOCCE BALL BEACH BLAST ASSOCIATION
2016 REGISTRATION FORM & RULES

TOURNAMENT DATE: APRIL, 16 2016
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: APRIL 10, 2016
LOCATION: TURNER BEACHFRONT ESTATES
BRING: BEVERAGES AND BALLS (not necessarily in that order)

Complete the 2016 Stephen GW Parker Memorial Bocce Ball Beach Blast Tournament Registration_Form and send registration form to our esteemed Ball Master and ultimate S.T.O.O.G.E., Rob Turner at robrturner@cableone.net as soon as possible.

Registration forms must be received no later than April 10. Please provide a phone number and email address of the Team Captain. Also, include additional email addresses if you want teammates to receive tournament correspondence.

Watch this year’s and some of our previous BBBBA Videos to acclimate you to the Beach Bocce environment:

The Stephen G. W. Parker Bocce Ball Beach Blast Association.

The Stephen G. W. Parker Bocce Ball Beach Blast Association.

If you want to play but don’t have a team just enter INDIVIDUAL for team name and we’ll find you a team! There are always teams looking for players.

KEY INFORMATION:

Rob Turner - 2015 - STOOGE - Parade Leader

Rob Turner – 2015 – STOOGE – Parade Leader

Don’t forget to bring your Post Parker Play Pride Parade Pounding Parts to join the S.T.O.O.G.E. as he leads us on a tour of the beaches area with volume and gaiety that knows no bounds.

Support The Stephen Fund

Live Every Day...the Joyful Life of Stephen Parker - book written by David F. Parker to help support the Jacksonville Beaches area.

Live Every Day…the Joyful Life of Stephen Parker – book written by David F. Parker to help support the Jacksonville Beaches area.

Don’t forget to buy the book, Live Every Day…the Joyful Life of Stephen Parker, to help support the cause. We continue to try to propagate the message of living and enjoying life through The Stephen Fund. Monies will go toward the preservation and improvement of the Jacksonville Beaches area where Stephen loved and lived every day.

To buy the book, you can contact us directly by going to our Request Information page, or go directly to the book publisher at LuLu.

Click Here to Order Live Every Day now.

Buy the Book Live Every Day to Support the Cause

Live Every Day...the Joyful Life of Stephen Parker - book written by David F. Parker to help support the Jacksonville Beaches area.

Live Every Day…the Joyful Life of Stephen Parker – book written by David F. Parker to help support the Jacksonville Beaches area.

Don’t forget to buy the book, Live Every Day…the Joyful Life of Stephen Parker, to help support the cause.  We continue to try to propagate the message of living and enjoying life through The Stephen Fund.  Monies will go toward the preservation and improvement of the Jacksonville Beaches area where Stephen loved and lived every day.

To buy the book, you can contact us directly by going to our Request Information page, or go directly to the book publisher at LuLu.

Click Here to Order Live Every Day now.

The Stephen Fund

We are under way with our first bench.  It is located in Johansen Park in Atlantic Beach.  This blog is just set up today, so I don’t have a lot of information yet, but I will keep you posted as more becomes available.

If you’d like to donate to us, please mail a check to the following:

c/o Marilynn Parker
The Stephen Fund
1739 Live Oak Lane
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

or call

904.992.9888