TAVARES, Florida, USA, September 10, 2015. - Hickory Point Beach
Volleyball Complex in Tavares, Florida will host the NORCECA
Beach Volleyball Tour for the first time since the event was
created in 2006, running from September 11-13.
The tournament is the fifth stop of the 2015 Continental Tour,
the only stop in the United States this year, featuring 16 duos
in the women’s division and 15 in the men’s field, who will
compete in round-robin pools with the top two qualifying to the
The countries represented are Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba,
Barbados, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala,
Honduras, US Virgin Islands, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico,
Trinidad and Tobago and hosts United States.
Court inspections and preliminary inquiry took place on
Thursday, under the supervision of NORCECA delegate Bertha
Cuadra and competition director Arnaldo Sanchez, as well as
Steve Bishop, Tournament Host President.
The tournament’s general technical meeting was held at the
official hotel Mission Inn Resort & Club, with the attendance of
the Mayor of Tavares Mr. Kirby Smith, Lake County Commissioner
Mr. Welton Cadwell, Coordinator of USA Beach Volleyball National
Teams Mr. Aaron Wheeler, other local officials, members of the
control committee and the organizing committee.
You can follow results and photos at the organizing committee’s
and thru social media: floridaregion on Facebook, @floridaregion
on Instagram and Twitter, youtube.com/floridaregion.
The competition kicks off at 9:00am (local time) on Friday with
the preliminary pool-play round:
USA-A, NCA, ANT, USA-C; Pool B CAN-A, ESA, ISV, USA-B;
Pool C CRC-A, HON, CRC-B, USA-D; Pool D MEX, TTO,
CAN-A, CRC, ISV, CAN-B, USA-B; Pool B USA-A, GUA, MEX,
ARU-B, ARU-A; Pool C PUR, TTO, BAR, BIZ, USA-C.
Nyota Peters/Rosemarie Simon ANT; Rachel Cockrell/Camille Saxton
CAN-A; Megan Nagy/ Marie Lapointe CAN-B; Karen Cope/Natalia
Alfaro CRC-A; Katherine Quesada/Eugenia Ramirez CRC-B; Ivonne
Soler/Laura Molina ESA; Gina Flores/Martha Euceda HON; Melanie
Valenciana/Amber Bennett ISV; Zaira Orellana/Stephanie Burnside
MEX; Elia Machado/ Heidy Rostran NCA; Ayana Dyette/Malika
Davidson TTO; Kimberly Dicello/Kendra Vamzwieten USA-A; Delaney
Knudsen/Katie Spieler USA-B; Jace Pardon/Vanessa Freire USA-C;
Kristina Pellitieri/Julie Brown USA-D; Sierra Sanchez/Katherine
Gino Hodge/Elmerindo Robles ARU-A; Luis Van Der Linden/Dwayne
Angela ARU-B; Elwyn Oxley/Ronald Rice BAR; Baydr Sajia/ Jason
Cabral BIZ; Aaron Nusbaum /Michael Plantinga CAN-A; Dan
Dearing/Garret May CAN-B; Rooper Espinoza/Alexander Villegas CRC;
Wagner Chacon/Erik Flores GUA; Marc Lomeli/Brian Kwasny ISV;
Lombardo Ontiveros/Juan Virgen MEX; Sergio Figueroa/Arnel
Cabrera PUR; Fabien Whitfield/Daneil Williams TTO; Derek
Olson/Jeremy Casebeer USA-A; Devon Hatcher/Andrew Dentler USA-B;
David Mackenzie/Jeffery Samuels USA-C.