Rules of the Game Update Seminar for Referees in Panama

CHITRÉ, Panama, March 3, 2024. – The Panamanian Volleyball Federation, FEPAVOL, held a three-day Rules of the Game Update Seminar for Referees from March 1-3 in the city of Chitré, Herrera, Panama.

In a joint effort between FEPAVOL and the FIVB/NORCECA Regional Volleyball Development Center in Santo Domingo, 46 national referees attended a seminar of a total of 24 hours sessions under the direction of Professor José Luis Jiménez Lao, member of the NORCECA Referee Commission.  

Prof. Jiménez Lao provided technical assistance and explained that the seminar was divided into two theoretical sessions and one practical session, “many technical questions and concerns regarding the rules of the game were clarified, as well as administrative topics, in order to guide referees in the use of procedures during matches”.

Profesor Jose Luis Jimenez Lao during seminar

In addition, participants learned about the technical forms available on the FIVB, NORCECA, and AFECAVOL websites.

“Our goal with these training sessions is for all referees to apply the international standards clearly regulated by the FIVB and improve their performance”,  added Jiménez Lao.