(CNS Local Life): Teams from 16 countries are headed to Cayman for the 2017 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament set for 21-23 April at Public Beach. Kennedy McGowan, the president of the Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) said of the event: “The tournament offers the people of the Cayman Islands the opportunity to see what a great sport beach volleyball is and to get them really excited about the game.”
Cayman Airways is sponsoring the tournament, providing flights for players, delegates and referees. Olivia Scott-Ramirez, the airline’s marketing and public relations manager, noted Cayman Airways has sponsored the NORCECA tournament here for many years. “The tournament does an impressive job of promoting Cayman as a premier sporting destination, as well as showcasing our beautiful Seven Mile Beach to an international audience,” she said, adding that the national airline was “proud to be associated with an event that has developed into one of the most popular international beach volleyball tournaments with a wealth of talent expected from the local and overseas athletes.”
In thanking the airline, McGowan said, “We are so pleased Cayman Airways are once again supporting the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament. The tournament is one of the biggest events in Cayman’s sporting calendar and the support we receive from our sponsors is vital to its success, as well as raising awareness of the sport, both locally and further afield.”
Tickets for the event are on sale at the Epic Day Entertainment office at The Strand on West Bay Road.