Mayor to host the sixth stage of NORCECA Beach Tour
HATO MAYOR, Dominican Republic, November 3, 2022.- Rancho Ecoturístico
Doña Callita will host another major event of the Continental NORCECA
Beach Volleyball Tour the sixth stage “Hato Mayor 2022” to start on
Friday, an event that grants ranking points for the Olympic Games of
The opening ceremony will be chaired by Barceló Salas, president of the
Organizing Committee and Cristóbal Marte, NORCECA president.
Thirty-two teams from the North, Central American and Caribbean
volleyball Confederation will battle until Sunday for the best positions
as part of the qualification process for the Olympic Games of Paris,
France 2024, trophies, medals, and cash prizes.
The opening ceremony will be held at 3:00 pm, with members of the
Organizing Committee, presided by businessman Juan Barceló Salas,
alongside Hato Mayor authorities led by Governor Julia Mery Vásquez,
City Mayor Amado de la Cruz and senator Saury Mota, among others.
The competition kicks off at the two beach courts of Rancho Ecoturístico
Doña Callita on Friday at 9:00 am.
Hato Mayor is the sixth leg of nine to be held this year.
The five previous events were at Aguascalientes, Mexico; Varadero, Cuba,
La Paz, Baja California (Mexico), Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic
and Managua, Nicaragua.
Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts, Guatemala, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Cayman
Islands, Nicaragua, Canada, United States, Mexico and Costa Rica will
compete in the women’s field; teams from Guatemala, Jamaica, Martinica,
Saint Kitts, Islas Caimán, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Panamá, Mexico,
Canada, United States and Dominican Republic.
Each stage of the tour offers points from 1 to 16 for beach volleyball
ranking and is updated every year on January 1st.
The tour is sponsored by the General Customs Department, Baco de
Reservas and the NORCECA Volleyball Confederation, Ciclón, ARS Futuro
and Induban of Café Santo Domingo among others.
Other members of the Organizing Committee are businessman Gustavo
Santana, executive director Rubén Darío Cruz; Nelson Ramírez, general
and technical director of the tournament; Miguel Ángel Peguero, Benery
Richardson, Amadito de la Cruz, Indhira Ramírez, Nancy Brea, Orlando
Santana, Juan Balbuena, Pedro Reyes, Waddy Reynoso, Glenys Robles,
Alexis Vega and Juan Uribe.