Norceca makes history with simultaneous courses in Baja
TIJUANA, México, December 1 2017 - The North, Central American
and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA) successfully
closed the two courses that were held simultaneously at the
facilities of the Regional Development Center in Baja
have made history, Norceca has made history by conducting this
seminar with two courses at a time, one in indoor volleyball
and another in beach volleyball," said José Ramón Pérez Vento,
instructor assigned to lead the works of this seminar.
the beginning we pointed out that it was important to have an
innovative framework and we are sure that the candidates took
that first step," he mentioned. “I am sure We will probably see
them in different competitions at the continental level in our
region," he said.
National referees from more than a dozen countries gathered at
the facilities of the Development Center located in the Baja
California Sports and Physical Culture Institute premises ,
where they put into practice the knowledge acquired over five
has been helpful, we have a united group. Not two groups, but
only one, because the referees of room and beach are part of a
single family, " he added.
Representatives from countries such as Antigua, Canada, Costa
Rica, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Puerto
Rico and the US Virgin Islands participated in the workshops
and did both the theoretical and practical opposition exams with
favorable grades, in accordance with the instructors and the
course director. "This is a first step to start a career as
international referees. Surely in next months will receive
invitations and nominations to start participating in
competitions within our area, " remarked t Perez Vento.
the closing ceremony, along with Pérez Vento, thre were Canadian
instructors Guy Bradbury assigned to evaluate the works of the
room, and Andre Trottier, who was in charge of evaluating the
beach volleyball referees. On behalf of the Baja California
Sports General Director, Saul Castro Verdugo, and the Regional
Development Center authorities, Professor César Osuna Brambila,
addressed the farewell and appreciation message, highlighting
the availability of collaboration with the attendees. A total of
19 referees already returned to their countries of origin ready
to begin this new stage in their careers.