NORCECA receives first report on Veracruz CAC Games


TIJUANA, Mexico, November 18 2012 - The North, Central American and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA) presented the First Inspection Visit Report of the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games at the Sports Organization Commission meeting.


The inspection, which took place on last September after a visit of Norceca authorities to the cities of Veracruz and Cordoba, was part of the topics related to the future competitions agenda.


The women’s volleyball tournament at the Central American and Caribbean Games is scheduled to be played from November 16-24 while the men’s competition is expected to be played from the 24-30.


The official venue for both, men’s and women’s tournament will be the Cordoba Arena, a facility that will be located in the city of the same name.


Along with this venue, there will be another one in Veracruz for the Beach Volleyball competition, scheduled from November 24-30. The Beach Volleyball stage will be located in Playa Marti, by the “Manuel Avila Camacho” Coast Boulevard and Jose Marti Avenue (that gives the name of the beach).


For volleyball a participation of eight teams per gender and per country is expected, with the support of more than 150 persons in the operations staff.


Meanwhile in Beach Volleyball will have the participation of 16 teams per gender and per country and a staff of approximately 64 persons including technical personnel, as well as national and international referees.


Some other issues like lodging and a visit to the grounds where the Central American Sports Village is being built were included in the report as the first updates concerning this multi sport event that will be the second most important to take place in Mexico in the present decade after the XVI Pan American Games of Guadalajara 2011.