Referees Course, Line Judges and Scorers in Dominican Republic


SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, March 10, 2014 - The Regional Development Volleyball Center in collaboration with NORCECA Confederation, the Dominican Republic Volleyball National Federation, the Ministry of Sport and the DR Olympic Committee organized a national course for Referees, Line Judges, Scorers and Electronic Sheet.


Representatives from the 32 provincial volleyball associations totaling 71 participated in the course carried out under the supervision of former referee Salvador Bautista, president of the refereeing commission of DR Federation, active beach volleyball and volleyball referee Juvenal Collado, and Bienvenido Mateo, VIS instructor.


The opening ceremony of the course was attended by Cristobal Marte, President of the NORCECA Confederation, Ramon García, President of the Dominican Republic Federation, Antonio Acosta, General Secretary of the DR Olympic Committee, Jose Luis Suero, representative of the Ministry of Sports and Nelson Ramirez, Director of the Development Center.


Garcia commended the massive participation of referees and volunteers from all over the country saying the course will contribute to the development of the sport in Dominican Republic.


“We need to continue the development of the referees and officials while we move forward with the development of players and teams in the whole territory of the country,” he said.