DIRECTV of Puerto Rico to promote Beach National Circuit
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, June 6, 2013 – The 1st Puerto Rican
National Beach Volleyball Circuit presented by DIRECTV Puerto
Rico will consist of three events to be held at different
locations of the island in the period of June-August, it was
announced in a press conference held on Tuesday.
The cities of Carolina, Mayaguez and Fajardo are hosting the
events where the top national beach volleyball players will take
Arnaldo Perez, director of programs of DIRECTV, commented on
their support of the local sports for the benefit of its
“The National Beach Volleyball Circuit will allow the fans of
beach volleyball and our subscribers around the island to enjoy
a great event with the best talent of the discipline in action,”
Nelson Perez Cruz, President of the Puerto Rican Volleyball
Federation, highlighted the relationship of cooperation between
the institution he presides over and DIRECTV.
“We are like a family now after working together in both of our
leagues and at international events,” Perez Cruz said. “We
wanted to include in this partnership the emotion of beach
He announced the event in Carolina will take place on June 15-16
followed by the action in Mayaguez on July 13-14 and the
tournament in Fajardo on August 16-17.
The top Puerto Rican men players of the National Program,
Roberto –Rafu- Rodriguez, Erik Haddock, Héctor –Picky- Soto and
Victor –Vitito- Rivera, will be alternating partners during the
three tournaments, said Enrique Pérez, national technician of
the Puerto Rico Volleyball Federation.