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11-06-2014

GRAND PRIX IN ARGENTINA: FIRST MEETING OF THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

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Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 11, 2014 - While the Argentine Seniors' Women "Las Panteras" are ready to start playing today the first match of the Pan-American Cup being held in Mexico and that qualifies for the World Grand Prix 2015, the premier annual competition for National Women's Team of the World, this week at FeVA offices met part of Lomas de Zamora Organizing Committee in what will be the first historical hosting of one of the weekends of the Grand Prix in Argentina.

The event will take place at the new state-of-the-arts stadium that became international last weekend holding one of the weekends of the FIVB World League with Argentina facing Japan. The women's competition will take place August 8th-10th with Argentina playing against Canada, Peru and Cuba.

FeVA President, Juan Antonio Gutierrez opened the meeting wishing all an outstanding organization: "We have in front of us a great chance to keep showing the best of our work. We have all human beings resources and a great team to support our dreams to organize such an important event together with our Panteras".

The President of the Organizing Committee will be Fabian Ramon, FeVA Under-Treasurer. "We want to do something very different, a great level event and therefore we need the utmost effort of everyone. Our working team will work to give the best they can at the venue" he expressed.

As Executive Director of the event will be Diego Soler that added: "We have gathered a working team to organize a high quality event and we will work towards obtaining it".

The World Grand Prix is the premier annual competition for National Women Teams of the International Volleyball Federation, with Argentina participating during this 2014 year of its fourth consecutive participation since the year 2011. During this season it will be the firs time that Argentina organizes one of the weekends at home at Lomas de Zamora Stadium, that hosted the final series of the Argentine National League and the 3rd. weekend of the FIVB World League v Japan, always overcrowded by volleyball lovers.

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