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2004 NORCECA REPORT


2004 NORCECA Report and Confederations Activities By: Mr. Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, NORCECA President Following the extraordinary success and dynamism achieved by NORCECA in the year 2003 with a total of 18 competitions programmed and developed, Commission Meetings, Executive and Board of Administration Meeting, Regional, Continental, Intercontinental and International Tournaments and Championships, 2004 concluded as an active and fruitful year for the North, Central American and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation, NORCECA. A total of 17 competitions were developed in 2004, completing our competition calendar. NORCECA’s Sport Organizing, Refereeing, Beach Volleyball, Technical and Coaches, Medical, Press, Marketing and Finance Commissions held their meeting as programmed during the month of February with extraordinary results, setting down and programming the future of our activities and events. Also, NORCECA Executive Committee and Board of Administration held their annual meeting during the month of April receiving proposals and innovations from our commissions. During NORCECA’s Executive and Board Meeting important decisions were taken in order to secure the future organization of events, in accordance with the decisions adopted by NORCECA’s 2003 Congress, representing a major step forward as one of the leading Confederations of the Federation Internationale de Volleyball, FIVB.


REUNIONES COMISIONES NORCECA NORCECA´S COMISSIONS MEETINGS SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FEBRERO / FEBRUARY 2004 COMISIONES COMMISIONS

SALON ROOM D. CENTRE

COD/SOC

2

MEDICA/MEDICAL

1

PLAYA/BEACH

1

ENTREN.& TEC./COACH & TECH

2

ARBITROS/REFEREE´S

2

PRENSA/PRESS

1

FINANZA/FINANCE

2

MERCADEO/MARKETING

1

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

M/T

M/W

J/T

V/F

S/S

D/S

L/M

M/T

M/W

J/T

V/F

LLEGADA & SALIDA

ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE

DIA DE REUNION

MEETING DAY


REUNION DEL COMITE EJECUTIVO Y CONSEJO DE ADMINISTRACION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND BOARD OF ADMINISTRATIONMEETING SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

ABRIL / APRIL 15

16

17

18

19

J/T

V/F

S/S

D/S

L/M

LLEGADA & SALIDA

ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE

DIA DE REUNION

MEETING DAYS


Presidents Activity Report

NORCECA’s President Activity Report was presented with an update on the organization of the III Pan-American Women’s Cup (World Grand Prix Qualification Tournament), as well as, NORCECA’s Competition Calendar for the years 2004, 2005 and 2006. A special report was also presented by the President concerning the participation of NORCECA’s Affiliated National Federations in the XXIX FIVB World Congress 2004, held in the city of Porto, Portugal on May 12-13, 2004, ensuring the participation of 32 active Affiliated National Federations. For this important World Congress, NORCECA Affiliated National Federations supported unanimously Dr. Ruben Acosta Hernandez and FIVB decisions throughout a public manifest signed by all Executive Committee, Board of Administration and National Federations Members.


Administration

NORCECA new Headquarters were established in a modern facility of 1,771 sq. ft., fully equipped with a modern computer system network, fax machines, data projector, intercom communication system and office furniture equipment. A comfortable Board of Administration and Executive Committee rooms, together with sufficient office space to host NORCECA President, Executive Director, Secretariat, Press, Marketing and Finance Department Offices ensure a professional organization and administration according to FIVB standards. A total of 9 professionals personnel conforms NORCECA’s Staff working full time to guarantee the excellence for the organization of NORCECA’s Competitions events and activities .

Presidents Office

General Secretary Office

Norceca’s Secretariat


NORCECA New Headquarters

Executive Committee and Board of Administration

Norceca’s Reception

Press Department

Commissions Meeting Room

Finance Department


NORCECA`S ORGANISATIONAL & OPERATIONAL CHART NATIONAL FEDERATION COORDINATOR

EXTERNAL AUDITORS KPMG

MRS. ARATEIDE CACERES

NORCECA SECRETARIAT

NORCECA CONGRESS

FINANCE DEPARTMENT LIC. OLGA RIVAS., CPA

CONFEDERATION PRESS OFFICER

NORCECA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE / BOARD ADMINISTRATION

ACCOUNTANT LIC. MIGUELINA

INFO. TECNOLOGY VIS & INTERNET MR. CAYACOA MOQUETE

PRESIDENT MR. CRISTOBAL MARTE HOFFIZ

SPORTS EVENTS COORDINATORS

MRS. DORIS PONTIER MRS. LISANDRA PEÑA MS. CINDY GARCIA APONTE

DR. ROOSEVELT COMARAZAMY

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS MS. RAYSA HERNANDEZ SUPPORT PERSONAL & STAFF MR. CARLOS GUZMAN

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND SECRETARY GENERAL PROF. NELSON RAMIREZ

COMMISSIONS

MARTINEZ, CPA

TECHNICAL COORDINATORS

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATORS

SPORT ORGANIZING PROF. ALEJANDRO SALINAS PRESIDENT

MARKETING MS. CAROLE BECKFORD PRESIDENT

PRESS AND MASS MEDIA MR. HUMBERTO PAGAN SECRETARY

TECHNICAL AND COACHES MR. EUGENIO GEORGE L. PRESIDENT

FINANCES MR. JOHN GRIFFITH PRESIDENT

REFEREEING MR. JOSE R. PEREZ V. PRESIDENT

BEACH VOLLEYBALL MR. PEDRO GARCIA PRESIDENT

MEDICAL COMMISSION DR. ANDRES PIÑA PRESIDENT


NORCECA`S EXECUTIVE & SECRETARIAT ORGANISATIONAL & OPERATIONAL CHART EXTERNAL AUDITORS KPMG

PRESIDENCY MR. CRISTOBAL MARTE HOFFIZ

CONSULTANTS ADVISORS EXPERTS

SPORTS EVENTS COORDINATORS NORCECA SECRETARIAT

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND SECRETARY GENERAL PROF. NELSON RAMIREZ

MRS. DORIS PONTIER MRS. LISANDRA PEÑA MS. CINDY GARCIA APONTE

TECHNICAL COORDINATORS

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATORS

FINANCE DEPARTMENT LIC. OLGA RIVAS., CPA

NATIONAL FEDERATION COORDINATOR

CONFEDERATION PRESS OFFICER

MRS. ARATEIDE CACERES

DR. ROOSEVELT OMARAZAMY

LIC. MIGUELINA MARTINEZ,

INFO. TECNOLOGY VIS & INTERNET

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

CPA

MR. CAYACOA MOQUETE

MS. RAYSA HERNANDEZ

ACCOUNTANT


Communication NORCECA website, www.norceca.org, has become an indispensable and important working tool of information. Our Continental Press Officer, engaged with the financial support of FIVB, has contributed enormously promoting our sport throughout NORCECA’s Newsletters within our Continent and Worldwide, establishing a close working strategy with its relation with the media and major newspapers of our Continent, as well as, international agencies, creating the necessary awareness during the organization of Regional, Continental and Intercontinental events. NORCECA’s Newsletters, a total of 53 editions in 2004, was also a important tool of information to follow NORCECA’s Competitions and Activities. All FIVB information related to NORCECA were also posted in NORCECA’s website. Today NORCECA website has become a file of information registering Volleyball history in our Continent.


Newsletters and press releases


Marketing With firm steps, NORCECA is progressively achieving the new marketing strategy set forward for our major events (Continental Beach Volleyball Competitions, Pan-American Women’s Volleyball Cup and NORCECA Youth, Junior and Senior Continental Championship). Marketing efforts started to produce an important contribution for NORCECA in 2004 thanks to the new marketing strategy developed. Mikasa Corporation continued its important contribution in exchange of publicity, with a US$50,000.00 worth of Volleyball equipment that every year is distributed among NORCECA Affiliated National Federations in order to support the development of Volleyball in their respective territories.


NORCECA’s Regional Association In 2004 the Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association, Cazova and the Central American National Federations Association, AFECAVOL, accomplished to organize all there regional competitions, as well as, there General Assembly. NORCECA has established an important qualification system where at the Sub Regional competitions from the Caribbean Zone are the qualifying tournaments to the Caribbean Regional Championships, that at the same time, is the qualifying competition to the Continental Championships.

In the Central America, taking into consideration the small number of countries of this region, (7) seven, the Central American Regional Tournaments are the qualifying event to the Continental Championships. Vacancies are distributed according to the number of participating teams following FIVB General Competition Regulations. Mr. Mushtaque Mohamed President CAZOVA

Mr. Edgar Alvarado President AFECAVOL


2004 Norceca Competitions


2004 FIVB Men’s Olympic Continental Qualification Tournament Caguas, Puerto Rico, January 4-10, 2004

Final Ranking 1.-

USA

2.-

Cuba

3.-

Canada

4.-

Puerto Rico

5.-

Mexico


III Pan-American Women’s Volleyball Cup (2005 World Grand Prix Qualification Tournament) Mexicali & Tijuana, Baja California Mexico June 18-26, 2004.

Final Ranking

1.-

CUBA

2.-

UNITED STATES

3.-

Dominican Rep.

4.-

BRASIL

5.-

CANADA

6.-

Puerto Rico

7.-

Mexico

8.-

Argentina

9.-

Costa Rica

10.-

Guatemala


Caribbean Volleyball Championship Bridgetown, Barbados June 26-July 4, 2004.

Final Ranking Men’s 1.2.3.4.-

Barbados Jamaica Trinidad & Tobago Martinique

5.6.7.8.-

Bahamas St. Lucia Guadaloupe Cayman Islands

4.5.6.-

Guadaloupe Bahamas Martinique

Final Ranking Women’s 1.2.3.-

Barbados Jamaica Trinidad & Tobago


NORCECA U-18 Continental Championship Cata単o, Puerto Rico July 11-19, 2004.

Final Ranking

1.-

United States

2.-

Puerto Rico

3.-

Mexico

4.-

Guatemala


2004 Leeward Islands Tournament USA Virgin Islands July 12-20, 2004.

Final Ranking Men's 1.-

Antigua & Barbuda

5.-

St. Croix (USVI)

2.-

Dutch St. Maarten

6.-

British Virgin Islands

3.-

St. Thomas (USVI)

7.-

French St. Martin

4.-

St. Kitts and Nevis


2004 Leeward Islands Tournament USA Virgin Islands July 12-20, 2004.

Final Ranking Women’s 1.-

St. Croix (USVI)

5.-

Antigua & Barbuda

2.-

St. Thomas (USVI)

6.-

Anguilla

3.-

St. Kitts and Nevis

7.-

French St. Martin

4.-

British Virgin Islands

8.-

Dutch St. Maarten


NORCECA U-20 Continental Championship Winnipeg, Canada August 1-9, 2004.

Final Ranking

1.-

USA

2.-

Dominican Rep.

3.-

Puerto Rico

4.-

Canada

5.-

Cuba

6.-

Mexico


NORCECA U-21 Continental Championship Winnipeg, Canada August 1-9, 2004.

Final Ranking 1.-

Cuba

2.-

USA

3.-

Puerto Rico

4.-

Canada

5.-

Mexico


NORCECA U-19 Continental Championship Mexico City, Mexico, August 18-22, 2004.

Final Ranking 1.-

USA

2.-

Canada

3.-

Mexico

4.-

Puerto Rico

5.-

Guatemala


2004 OECS Tournament The Valley, Anguilla, August 22-29, 2004.

Final Ranking Women’s 1.-

St. Kitts

4.-

French St. Martin

2.-

Anguilla

5.-

St. Lucia

3.-

Dominica

6.-

Dutch St. Maarten


2004 OECS Tournament

Tortola, British Virgin Island October 10-17, 2004.

Final Ranking 1.-

St. Lucia

2.-

Antigua & Barbuda

3.-

St. Kitts

4.-

British Virgin Islands

5.-

Dutch St. Maarten

6.-

Dominica

7.-

French St. Martin


2004 Central American Championship

Managua, Nicaragua, November 20-28, 2004. Final Ranking Women’s 1.-

Costa Rica

2.-

Guatemala

3.-

Nicaragua

4.-

Honduras

5.-

El Salvador


2004 Central American Championship

Tegucigalpa, Honduras December 10-19, 2004.

Final Ranking Men’s 1.-

Panama

2.-

Honduras

3.-

Costa Rica

4.-

El Salvador

5.-

Nicaragua

6.-

Belize

7.-

Guatemala


2005 – 2008 Competition Calendars


2005 Competitions Calendar Dates

Hosting Country and City

Competition

Division

18 March-20

Jamaica

Venus Club Beach Volleyball Championship

W/M

26 March-27

Boca chica, Dominican Republic

Beach Volleyball Continental Championship

W/M

13 April-17

Jamaica

2006 FIVB World Championship Qualification Tournament (1st Round NORCECA-A)

Women

11 May-15

Guatemala or Mexico

2006 FIVB World Championship Qualification Tournament (1st Round NORCECA-C)

Women

18 May-22

Costa Rica

2006 FIVB World Championship Qualification Tournament (1st Round NORCECA-C)

Men

24 May-29

Trinidad & Tobago

2006 FIVB World Championship Qualification Tournament (1st Round NORCECA-B)

Men

8 June-19

Dominican Republic

IV Pan-American Cup

Women

15 Jun 19

Barbados

2006 FIVB World Championship Qualification Tournament (1st Round NORCECA-A)

Men

17 Jun 19

Barbados

2006 FIVB World Championship Qualification Tournament (1st Round NORCECA-B)

Women

1 July-9

Bahamas

Sub-20 Caribbean Championship (CAZOVA)

Women

1 July-10

Honduras

Sub-21 Central American Championship

Women

8 July-10

Trinidad & Tobago

CAZOVA Beach Volleyball Tour

M/W

12 July-20

Dutch St. Maarten

Leeward Island Tournament

M/W

15 July-23

Aruba

Sub-21 Caribbean Championship (CAZOVA)

Men

10 Aug-14

Canada or Cuba

2006 FIVB World Championship Qualification Tournament (2nd Round NORCECA-E)

Men

13 Aug-19

Puerto Rico

2006 FIVB World Championship Qualification Tournament (2nd Round NORCECA-D)

Women


2005 Competition Calendar Dates

Hosting Country and City

Competition

Division

20 Aug-28

Puerto Rico

2006 FIVB World Championship Qualification Tournament (2nd Round NORCECA-D)

Men

23 Aug-29

Republica Dominicana

2006 FIVB World Championship Qualification Tournament (2nd Round NORCECA-E)

Women

12 Aug-14

Barbados

CAZOVA Beach Volleyball Tour

M/W

12 Aug-21

Nicaragua

Sub-20 Central American Championship

Men

22 Aug-29

French St. Martin

OECS Tournament

Women

1 Sept-18

Winnipeg, Canada

NORCECA'S Continental Championship

Men

2 Sept-10

Trinidad & Tobago

NORCECA'S Continental Championship

Women

23 Sept-25

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Beach Continental Championship

M/W

10 Oct-17

British Virgin Island

OECS Tournament

Men

November

Guatemala

Beach Central American Championship

M/W

11 Nov-19

Cayman Island

Spike Festival

M/W

December

Costa Rica

Sub-18 & 19 Central American Championship

M/W

9 Dec-18

Guatemala

2005 Central American Sport Games

M/W


2006 Competition Calendar Dates

Hosting Country and City

Competition

Division

15 Mar-19

St. Kitts & Nevis

Leeward Island Tournament

Men

22 Mar-26

US Virgin Islands

Leeward Island Tournament

Women

14 April-16

Boca Chica, Dom. Rep.

Beach Volleyball Continental Championship

M/W

12 May-14

Dutch St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles

Beach Volleyball Continental Championship

M/W

14 June-25

Puerto Rico

V Pan-American Cup

Women

7 July-9

Trinidad & Tobago

CAZOVA Beach Volleyball Tour

M/W

7 July-15

USA

Sub-18 Continental Championship

Women

7 July-15

Winnipeg, Canada

Sub-21 Continental Championship

Men

7 July-15

Bahamas

Caribbean Championship (CAZOVA)

Men

14 July-30

Cartagena, Colombia

XX Central American and the Caribbean Games

M/W

21 July-29

Aruba

Caribbean Championship (CAZOVA)

Women

11 Aug-13

Barbados

CAZOVA Beach Volleyball Tour

M/W

11 Aug-19

Caguas, Puerto Rico

Sub-19 Continental Championship

Men

11 Aug-19

Santo Domingo Dom. Rep.

Sub-20 Continental Championship

Women

18 Aug-26

San Jose, Costa Rica

Central American Championship

M/W

13 Oct-15

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Beach Volleyball Continental Championship

M/W

18 Oct-22

British Virgin Islands

OECS Tournament

M/W

17 Nov-19

El Salvador

Beach Volleyball Central A. Championship

W/M

17 Nov-25

Cayman Islands

Spike Festival

M/W


2007 Competition Calendar Dates

Hosting Country and City

Competition

Division

14-Mar-18

US Virgin Islands

Leeward Island Tournament

Women

21-Mar-25

Duth St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles.

Leeward Island Tournament

Men

23-Mar-25

Boca Chica, Dom. Rep.

Beach Volleyball Continental Championship

M/W

15-Jun-24

USA

VI Pan-American Cup

Women

2-Jul-8

Trinidad & Tobago

U-20 Caribbean Championship (CAZOVA)

Women

6-Jul-8

Trinidad & Tobago

CAZOVA Beach Volleyball Tour

M/W

9-Jul-15

Nicaragua

U-21 Central American Championship

Women

14-Jul-29

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

XV Pan-American Sport Games

M/W

16-Jul-22

Barbados

U-21 Caribbean Championship (CAZOVA)

Men

10-Aug-12

Barbados

CAZOVA Beach Volleyball Tour

M/W

13-Aug-19

El Salvador

U-20 Central American Championship

Men

1-Sep-9

USA

NORCECA'S Continental Championship

Men

1-Sep-9

Canada

NORCECA'S Continental Championship

Women

10-Oct-14

Antigua-Barbuda

OECS Tournament

Men

12-Oct-14

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Beach Volleyball Continental Championship

M/W

24-Oct-28

French St. Martin

OECS Tournament

Women

2-Nov-4

Guatemala

Beach Central American Championship

M/W

9-Nov-11

Cayman Islands

Spike Festival

M/W

1-Dec-9

Guatemala

U-18 & 19 Central American Championship

M/W


2008 Competition Calendar Dates

Hosting Country and City

Competition

Division

5-Mar-9

French St. Maarten

Leeward Island Tournament

Men

12-Mar-16

Anguilla

Leeward Island Tournament

Women

4-Apr-6

Boca Chica, Dom. Rep.

Beach Volleyball Continental Championship

M/W

20-Jun-29

Canada

VII Pan-American Cup

Women

27-Jun-Jul-6

Trinidad & Tobago or Netherlands Antilles

Caribbean Championship (CAZOVA)

M/W

11-Jul-19

Puerto Rico

U-18 Continental Championship

Women

18-Jul-20

Trinidad & Tobago

CAZOVA Beach Volleyball Tour

M/W

1-Aug-9

Mexico

U-20 Continental Championship

Women

8-Aug-16

USA

U-19 Continental Championship

Men

15-Aug-17

San Salvador, El Salvador

Beach Volleyball Caribbean Championship

M/W

15-Aug-23

Barbados or Trinidad & Tobago

U-21 Continental Championship

Men

22-Aug-24

Barbados

CAZOVA Beach Volleyball Tour

M/W

27-Aug-31

Duth St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles

OECS Tournament

Women

8-Oct-12

Antigua-Barbuda

OECS Tournament

Men

10-Oct-12

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Beach Volleyball Continental Championship

M/W

21-Nov-23

Mexico

Beach Volleyball Continental Championship

M/W

23-Nov-30

Costa Rica

Central American Championship

Women

5-Dec-14

Panama

Central American Championship

Men


2004 Norceca’s Youth & Junior Continental Championships


Central American & Caribbean Tournaments


III Panamerican Women’s Cup 2004


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