NORCECA Refereeing Commission holds virtual meeting

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, July 23, 2020 – The NORCECA Refereeing Commission held its annual remote meeting on Wednesday chaired by president Jose Ramón Perez Vento.

Thursday 23 de July del 2020 11:00 AM

The meeting opened with the welcoming words by NORCECA President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz who commented on the situation created by the pandemic Covid-19 which has affected the normal activities forcing the cancellation of the beach volleyball circuit as well as most of the volleyball events.

Perez Vento explained the situation of the refereeing within NORCECA highlighting that the confederation is prepared to face the next two Olympic cycles but required the cooperation of National Federations in order to continue with that rate of development.

Guy Bradbury and Andre Trottier reported on the last two courses held – in volleyball and beach volleyball- in Tijuana and Dominican Republic.

Trottier also informed about the plan of organizing two on line referee and coaches on-line via the Regional Development Center in Dominican Republic

Perez Vento informed that eleven referees from NORCECA officiated matches at world competitions last year adding that 20 referees are licensed by FIVB and 12 more will be added next year.

Jorge Villalobos of AFECAVOL, Brian Charles of CAZOVA and Reginald Willenberg of ECVA, presented reports on the situation of refereeing in their respective zones.

At the end of the 2 ½ hours meeting, Bradbury presented the projected NORCECA uniforms for referees with the corresponding badges.


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