Beautiful scenario approved in Punta Cana

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, April 15, 2022 – The courts of the Punta Cana Beach Volleyball Qualification Tournament, a qualifier to the FIVB World Championships, were inspected on Friday by Daymian Stewart the NORCECA delegate who presides over the control committee for the two-day competition.

Stewart also conducted the inspection of the teams programmed to take part in the double gender tournament. All teams are now officially able to compete after the verification of uniforms and nationalities.

During the inspection procedures of the teams hailing from six countries, Stewart was assisted by Salvador Bautista, the referee delegate and Amos Anglade vice president of the Dominican Republic’s Volleyball Federation who also leads the organizing committee.

Canada, Dominican Republic, U.S. Virgin Islands and Trinidad & Tobago are fielding teams in both genders. Netherlands Antilles and Cuba are going to have pairs in the women’s event while Costa Rica and Nicaragua will have teams in the men’s competition.

These teams will be divided into two pools of three teams each with the top two advancing to the semifinal round. The two winners will get automatic tickets to the world championship in Italy from June 7-19.

Pool A Men: Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic. Pool B Men: Canada, Trinidad and Tobago and U.S. Virgin Islands. Pool A Women: Canada, Trinidad and Tobago and Dominican Republic. Pool B Women: Cuba, U.S. Virgin Islands and Netherlands Antilles.