NORCECA Women’s Championship set to begin in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2019 – The NORCECA Women’s
Volleyball Continental Championship will be played at
Roberto Clemente Coliseum of Hato Rey from October 8 to 13.
United States, Dominican Republic, Canada, Cuba, Mexico,
Costa Rica, Trinidad & Tobago and Puerto Rico are the eight
teams registered to participate.
The top three ranked teams not already qualified at the end
of the competition will get tickets to compete at the
NORCECA Qualification Tournament to the Tokyo 2020 Games
next January in Santo Domingo.
The United States are qualified to the Olympic Games as
winners of one of the six FIVB world qualifiers and the
Dominican Republic is qualified as host country of the
confederation tournament and runner-ups of the NORCECA
Champions Cup in Colorado Springs won by USA last August.
Teams and international referees are scheduled to arrive on
October 6 with the Control Committee one day earlier.
Preliminary inquiry of the teams, inspection visits to the
training and official venues, and the general technical
meeting will take place on October 7.
Canada and Cuba will play the first match of the competition
on Tuesday October 8 at 14:00.
The quarterfinals between the teams ranked second and third
of each pool will be on October 11 with the winner playing
the semifinals against the winners of the pools the
The medal and positional matches will be played on October
14:00 Canada v Cuba
16:00 United States v Trinidad & Tobago
18:00 Dominican Republic v Mexico
20:15 Puerto Rico v Costa Rica
14:00 Canada v Costa Rica
16:00 Dominican Republic v Trinidad & Tobago
18:00 United States v Mexico
20:15 Puerto Rico v Cuba
14:00 Costa Rica v Cuba
16:00 Mexico v Trinidad & Tobago
18:00 United States v Dominican Republic
20:15 Puerto Rico v Canada