Rodney Bay Gros Islet St. Lucia September 17th, 2015 The North America, Central and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA) Beach Volleyball will make a highly anticipated return to the island of Saint Lucia October 14-19, 2015.
The Saint Lucia Volleyball Association (SLVA) will again host the event against the historic and picturesque backdrop of the Pigeon Island National Landmark 14th-19th October.
The St Lucia Stage of the Circuit was launched with the key sponsors and collaborators present. The Associations’ President Brian Louisy, thanked the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports, the St. Lucia Tourist Board and the Ministry of Tourism for again joining the Association in putting on the mammoth event.
Special praise was given to the ECFH Group who was the title sponsor in 2012 for remaining a staunch supporter of Volleyball and this event in particular.
So far a number of sponsors have confirmed including LIME, RCI, ECFH, Advanced Intellectual Methods (A.I.M.) DuBoulay’s Bottling Company, Lucozade, Caribbean Metals, SSDF, LUCELEC, The Wave, WE Vent, and Media zone with others soon to confirm and of course the St. Lucia Tourist Board, the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports, Ministry of Tourism Civil Aviation and Creative Industries.
This the 6th Stage of the 2015 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit will witness teams from as far North as Canada and from as far South as Panama, including players from the United States of America, Canada, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Central America; and our very own local male and female teams.
In addition, the tournament is expected to host 2015 Pan America Male champions from Mexico and third place pair from Cuba.
Every stage of the Tournament is important as all teams are vying for valuable points and qualification for International FIVB tournaments and ultimately a birth at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
Team Saint Lucia will be on full throttle as they prepare to represent the country. Players such as Skye Faucher Mondesir, Dala Noel (Youth Olympic pair), Joseph Clecent, Tevin St Jean, Anfernee Ferdinand, Augustin Faulkner, Kerin Neptune, Dania Hamilton, Darnell Eudoxie and Sheldon Descartes are all training rigorously to represent the Helen of West at this third (3rd) installment of NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour in Saint Lucia.
Although, the absence of Julian Bissette will be felt as he is presently playing professionally in Greece; the Saint Lucia contingent will be very well represented.
As the hype and excitement gains momentum towards to ninth stage of NORCECA Beach Volleyball tour in Saint Lucia, the SLVA urges the St. Lucian public to come out and support your favorite teams at Pigeon Island.