President of NORCECA attends opening of Data Volley Seminar


TIJUANA, Mexico, April 24 2012 – NORCECA President and FIVB First Executive Vice President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, attended the opening ceremony of the Data Volley and Video Technical Seminar that began in Mexico on Tuesday.


The Seminar takes place at the Baja California High Performance Center, where 44 members from 14 different federations are participating to be instructed on the operation of this important tool that will contribute in the development of the game in many countries of Latin America and the Caribbean area.


“Development is the name of the game, NORCECA is an open confederation for all our affiliates as well as to all the countries that want to be part of this effort for the good of our sport”, said Marte Hoffiz.


“In the first course we provided the necessary keys to a total of 20 countries that participated and now we will add the keys and software to more federations like US Virgin Islands, Saint Kitts and Belize.”.


Along with the NORCECA President, also was Saul Castro Verdugo, General Director of the Baja California Sports and Physical Culture Institute, who welcomed all the participants and wished them a successful experience.


Meanwhile, Mexican Volleyball Federation Vice President, Alberto Arreola, represented its President Ismael Acosta. The Federation was recognized during the ceremony for the effort of bringing this course to this city that attracted visitors from other parts of the world like South Korea.


The course will conclude on Friday April 27 just before the beginning of the Women’s Continental Olympic Qualifying Tournament that will take place at this same stage.