Haitian women's club champions, Les Tigres is among three overseas teams which will compete in the third edition of the Glamorgan Volleyball Club Ace It International Invitational Tournament sanctioned by the T&T Volleyball Federation at International School Port-of-Spain, International Drive, Westmoorings from tomorrow until Monday.
The Haitians who will arrive in Trinidad today, via Panama will come up against local women's teams Glamorgan, University of West Indies, St Josep's Convent (PoS), La Cura, and Big South East Port-of-Spain (SEPoS) in a six-team round-robin series which serves off on Friday night.
In the men's competition Deacons of Barbados and Bangers, comprising players from Jamaica, Barbados and Bahamas will face off with local clubs
Glamorgan, Big South East Port-of-Spain (SEPoS), Zenith, University of West Indies, Technocrats, T&T Defence Force, La Cura and Toco Youths Volleyball Academy in a round-robin series as well.
However, prior to the start of the men and women Open competition, the clubs will do battle in the inaugural Ayana Dyette Memorial Youth Extravanga from tomorrow (Friday) from 8 am in both the Under-21 and Under-14 Divisions.
A former national beach and indoor player, Dyette died after a long battle with cervical cancer on July 1, 2018.
Dyette was a past student of Holy Name Convent, Port-of-Spain, and represented the national volleyball team at Under-14, Under-16, Under-20 and senior level before making the transition to beach volleyball in 2010 where she partnered Nadiege Honore, Elki Philip, Malika Davison and Nancy Joseph. Admission is $25 per person.