Five NORCECA teams per gender to play at YOG in Buenos Aires
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, June 10, 2017 – Five NORCECA
teams of each gender will be granted berths to the beach
volleyball tournament of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos
One team per gender will come out from each qualification
tournament organized by the zones OF Central America (AFECAVOL),
Caribbean (CAZOVA) and Eastern Caribbean (ECVA). Two teams per
gender will qualify from the North and Central zone.
The age limit for the Youth Olympic Games is between 14 to 18
years-old so the years of birth should be between 2000 and 2004.
The tournament of AFECAVOL will take place in Costa Rica from
March 2 to 5 of 2018 while the ECVA event will be in Antigua &
Barbuda from May 4 to 7.
The event of NCVA will be from July 6 to 9 in Havana, Cuba while
the CAZOVA event will take place on the same dates in a country
to be determined.
The proposal made by Indhira Ramirez, beach volleyball director
of NORCECA, was discussed and approved by the Board of
Administration on Saturday morning in the second day of its
annual meeting in Santo Domingo.