NORCECA President meets with Tijuana Organizers
TIJUANA, Mexico, April 25, 2012 - The NORCECA Women’s Olympic
Qualifier Tournament Local Organising Committee held its first
meeting this Wednesday with confederation authorities at the
Baja California High Performance Center.
NORCECA President and FIVB First Executive Vice President,
Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, arrived to the facilities and reviewed
every commission updates in preparation for the competition that
will be played from April 2 to May 6.
“This will be a special event, and Baja California has been a
good host, in our first meeting we will have a review of
everyone’s responsibility, and the requirements for the
competition”, said Marte Hoffiz, who was received by Saul Castro
Verdugo, Director of Baja California Sports Institute and Local
Organising Committee CEO.
“This is the first time that we have a qualifier for Olympic
Games in volleyball, we have hosted some other events of this
kind previously, but not in this sport and thus we are very
honoured”, said Castro Verdugo.
During this visit Marte Hoffiz also attended to the opening
ceremony of the Data Volley and Video Technical Seminar that
takes place in Tijuana, and also followed practice sessions held
by the local women’s teams of Baja California as well as the
Dominican National Team in preparation for the tournament that
will be officially announced to the media on Thursday afternoon.