2010 Junior NORCECA Men's Championship - Schedule Announced


It’s getting closer! The 2010 NORCECA Junior Men's Continental Volleyball Championship is happening next week and will be the biggest international volleyball event of the year. The competition will be taking place next week at the newly opened Centre Sportif de Gatineau.

Teams are now confirmed. The 2010 NORCECA Junior Men’s Championship will feature 11 teams: Canada, Cuba, USA, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago, Honduras, Guatemala, Martinique and St. Lucia.

The event will not only determine the newest continental champion and offer valuable world ranking points, but will also offer three berths to the 2011 FIVB World Junior Championships.

Tickets are now on sale though Capital Tickets. You can purchase your tickets online at www.capitaltickets.ca, at 1-877-788-FANS (3267) or at any Capital Tickets outlet location. The ticket prices are $12 for a day, $44 for the week and $9.75 for groups of 10 people or more. *service charges applicable

The championship schedule is as follows:

Monday, August 16
11:00  Puerto Ricovs vs St.-Lucia
13:00 Mexico  vs  Martinque
15:00 USA vs Trinidad & Tobago
18:00 Dominican Rep. vs  Guatemala
19:15 Opening ceremonies
20:00 Cuba vs Honduras

Tuesday, August 17
11:00 Mexico vs Trinidad & Tobago
13:00 Cuba vs St-Lucia
15:00 Puerto Rico vs Honduras
18:00 USA vs Martinique
20:00 Canada vs Guetemala

Wednesday, August 18
11:00 Honduras vs St.-Lucia
13:00 Trinidad & Tobago vs Martinique
15:00 USA vs Mexico
18:00 Cuba vs Puerto Rico
20:00 Canada vs. Dominican Rep.

Thursday, August 19
13:00 Consolation Quater Final
15:00 Consolation Quater Final
18:00 Quarter Final
20:00 Quarter Final

Friday, August 20
13:00 9th place match
15:00 7th place match
18:00 Semifinal
20:00 Semifinal

Saturday, August 21
13:00 10th place match
15 :00 5th place match
18:00 Bronze medal match
20:00 Gold medal match

Get your tickets now! Don’t miss the biggest international volleyball event of the year.

For further information:

Ariane Thibault
Marketing and Events Coordinator
Volleyball Canada
(613) 748-5681 ext. 222
athibault@volleyball.ca
www.volleyball.ca