International Course prior to Grand Prix

SANTO DOMINGO, July 8, 2013 – The FIVB Regional Development Center in Dominican Republic will conduct an international course for candidates and international referees at the Juan Pablo Duarte Olympic Center under the supervision of Venezuelan technician Yeivic Jimenez.

To continue to be on line with the advances of the new technology the course is associated with the interpretation of the new volleyball electronic scoring sheet and will be conducted from July 16 to 20 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Nelson Ramirez, the director of the Center, commented the course is motivated due to the celebration in Dominican Republic of one of the stages of the Grand Prix from August 2 to 4 with the participation of the women’s teams of Serbia, Czech Republic, Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic.

“That will be the first opportunity to use the obtained knowledge in an official competition,” Ramirez said.

As of today it has been confirmed the participation of the members of the Dominican Association of Referees and Scorers and representatives from La Romana, Santiago, La Vega, Baní, San Juan de la Maguana, Higüey, Moca, San Cristóbal and the Distrito Nacional, with the support of NORCECA Volleyball Confederation presided by Cristobal Marte Hoffiz.