Mayor permanent host of
the NORCECA Beach Tour
HATO MAYOR, Dominican
Republic, November 4, 2022.- Authorities of the province of Hato Mayor
are eager to continue their efforts to become a permanent host of the
NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour, as the sixth stage of the event started
this Friday at Ecoturístico Doña Callita.
Member of the organizing
committee, businessman Juan Barceló Salas, the city’s Mayor Amado De La
Cruz and the civil governor Julia Mery Vásquez requested Cristóbal Marte
Hoffiz, President of the NORCECA Confederation, for Hato Mayor to host
an annual stage of the NORCECA Beach Tour.
“As representative of the
municipality, today I assume the responsibility to cooperate with such a
transcendental event in our province and especially at Rancho Doña
Callita. We are grateful to Cristobal for his efforts to make this a
permanent stage”, indicated De La Cruz in her opening words.
The Mayor of Hato Mayor also
thanked member of the Organizing Committee chaired by Juan Barceló, “I
am grateful for your efforts in such a short period of time, for your
great work and to make this a successful event”.
With similar words, Julia
Mery Vásquez, representative of the executive power of Hato Mayor,
expressed “our joint effort since the beginning is responsible for the
success to organize this tour”.
Businessman Barceló Salas,
president of Citrícola del Este, indicated that Hato Mayor is proud to
host an event of such level with 32 beach volleyball teams (16 per
gender) of the region, thanking the support of the sponsors.
Barceló Salas highlighted
that the tournament grants ranking points for the qualification of the
Olympic Games Paris 2024 (France) which makes this an even important
He added “we are honored with
the presence of all the athletes, and we wish them a nice experience in
their personal and sport life”.
The words of Cristobal Marte
were the focus of the opening ceremony, who valued the role of the
municipality and government authorities as well as the business class,
all members of the organizing committee.
“You have demonstrated your
great organizing qualities, allowing you to request for
Rancho Doña Callita to become
a permanent host of the beach tour, which we hope to approve with
NORCECA’s Executive Committee and Board of Administration” said
Also attending the opening
ceremony were businessmen Joan Barceló and Miguel Ángel Peguero, José
Manuel Ortega, Mayor of San Francisco Vicentillo, Alexis García,
president of the Dominican Volleyball Federation, Ruth González,
representing the Women’s Ministry, Ricardo Rondón former Mayor of Mata
Palacio and Erick Sedano, dean of the extension of the Santo Domingo