Mexican Beach Volleyball Tour starts in Monterrey


MEXICO CITY, Mexico, August 30 2013.-After being announced officially by the Mexican Volleyball Federation, the first stop of the Mexican Beach Volleyball Tour has just begun.


A total of eight cities are part of this tour that has de goal of preparing the best beach volleyball players in both genders across the country to be part of the National Teams and to represent Mexico at the Norceca International Beach Volleyball Circuit Finals.


The first stop that started on Friday at the State High Performance Center of Nuevo Leon and will conclude on September first. The second stop will be played in Toluca from September 6 thru 8; while Mexico City will host the third date on September 27-29.


Puerto Vallarta, the city that hosted this sport at the 2011 Pan American Games will receive the fourth stop of the tour by the end of October (25-27) and Acapulco will host it from November 8-10.


By the second half of November the National tour will move to Manzanillo, a beach that was also part of the Norceca International Tour. The dates are scheduled on the 22nd  to the 24th.


The final two stops will be Veracruz and Mazatlan on December. Veracruz, that is expected to host the Central American and Caribbean Games in 2014, will receive the Mexican players from the 6th to the 8th, and the tour will have its finals from the 20th to the 22nd.


The tour is open in all categories and has a 100,000 mexican pesos (approximately 9,000 USD) purse in awards on each date and is part of the preparation to the 2016 Olympic Cycle, according to the National Faderation.