Boca Chica to host finals of 2018 NORCECA Circuit
BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic, September 24, 2018 – The Final
of the 2018 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit will take place in
the tourism municipality of Boca Chica in the Dominican Republic
from October 4 to 8.
More than 15 countries will be represented in the event which
grants points for the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.
Mireya Luis, vice president of FIVB and NORCECA and three-time
Olympic gold medalist is leading the organizing committee.
She said Boca Chica was selected for the conditions of the beach
which has been the site of many NORCECA competitions in the
past, including the inaugural one in 2006.
The Mayor of Boca Chica, Radhames Castro, received the
organizers in his offices and promised all the necessary support
throughout the Public Relations and Sports Department in order
to ensure the success of the event.
The organizers donated to the municipality beach volleyball
sporting goods to be used in local tournaments.
Mr. Castro was accompanied by his wife Mme Maria de Castro and
the director of Sports John Paredes.
Besides Luis, the organizing committee was represented by
Indhira Ramirez, director of beach volleyball of NORCECA,
Milagros Cabral director of sports of Santo Domingo Province
and Humberto Rodriguez, former director of sports of Cuba.CECA.