Twenty-four beach teams per gender to compete in Barranquilla
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, June 16, 2017 – Twenty-four
teams per gender will take part in the beach volleyball
tournament of the Central American and Caribbean Games to be
held next year in Barranquilla, Colombia.
The announcement was made by the NORCECA Beach Volleyball
Department on Friday morning.
The increase of teams show the progress and growth experienced
by beach volleyball in the past few years within the
The beach volleyball program at the Central American and
Caribbean Games started with eight teams per gender and has
increased to twelve, then sixteen and now for the first time
will feature the top 24 teams per gender from NORCECA and
Venezuela and Colombia, the South American countries who are
part of CACSO.
Twenty-five teams from NORCECA Confederation will take part in
the next FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship to be held in