Pan Am Cup men’s volleyball tournament starts in six days in Gatineau

GATINEAU, Que. – The Pan Am Cup men’s volleyball tournament gets under next Monday (June 13) with the opening match between Canada and Puerto Rico set for 12:30 p.m. at the Centre Robert-Guertin in Gatineau, Que. (125 rue de Carillon Gatineau, QC J8X 2P8)

It is the first major event for the national team in the all important 2011 season which will include an opportunity to qualify for the Olympics.  There are also big prizes at the Pan Am Cup with two berths in the prestigious 2012 World League on the line at the tournament.

A total of 10 countries are confirmed for the tournament.  Along with Canada they are defending champions U.S.A.,  Puerto Rico, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Panama, Bahamas and the Dominican Republic.

For Monday’s Canada- Puerto Rico match at 12:30pm, area schools are invited to attend this match. The opening ceremony will take place around 11:45am followed by the match. Tickets for schools are sold for $10 through Volleyball Canada ( Cash, cheque and credit cards are accepted.

Canada’s other round robin match is Wednesday June 15 at 8 p.m. vs the Dominican Republic.  The quarterfinals are Thursday at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., the semis on Friday at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. and the medal matches Saturday June 18 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

A full tournament schedule is available at:


Tickets can be purchase online by clicking HERE, over the phone at (819) 773-7360 or at the Robert Guertin box office.

The prices are the following:

Day Tickets (Valid for all games that day)
Regular Price :                              $15.00*
Kids/Senior (under 12 /60 +):          $11.00*
Family (2 kids & 2 adults):              $48.00*
Groups of 10 and more:                  $12.00*
Reserved seat in the VIP section :    $25.00*

Weeklong pass:                           $75.00

To purchase your week pass; you can call Volleyball Canada directly at 613-748-5681

*Some service charges may apply

Volleyball Canada
Marketing and Events Coordinator| Coordonatrice du marketing et des événements
Tel: 613-748-5681 x 222
Fax: 613-748-5727

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