Marte Hoffiz received plaque from Dominican Organizers

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, February 26, 2019 – The second edition of the Dominican Women’s Superior League gets underway next Friday March 1 with a double header at Ricardo Arias Pavilion in Santo Domingo.

The event is dedicated to Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of the Female Volleyball Project of the Dominican Federation who received a plaque of recognition from the members of the Organizing Committee during a ceremony held on Tuesday.

The plaque was presented by members of the Marte Hoffiz family led by his eldest son Abraham accompanied by his wife Renata and their two daughters.

Horacio Mazara, president of the Organizing Committee, was accompanied by Danilo Díaz Minister of Sports and Recreation and Luis Mejía president of the Olympic Committee. Also present in the ceremony were Ramon Garcia, president of the Dominican Federation, Angel Rivas president of the National District Association and Roosevelt Comarazamy, press officer of NORCECA.

The four-team event includes defending champions Las Caribeñas/New Horizons, runner-ups Cristo Rey, Las Guerreras and Mirador.

The regular series will be played under a round-robin format with each team playing nine matches. The teams ranked second and third at the end of the series will meet in a best-of-three semifinal series followed by a best-of-five final series against the top ranked team of the preliminary phase.

Mazara informed about the free public transportation for the fans attending the matches as well about the security in the playing venue and the public areas surrounding the facility while Nelson Ramirez, the technical director, informed about the competition format.