Except African and European Championships also North and Central Americas with Caribbean (NORCECA zone) organised continental championships. In Langley, Canada 9 teams fought for title. United States won tournament in similar way as did it women one week earlier. Matthew Anderson was MVP of tournament.

 

 

1st Round Results:

Pool A
United States – Saint Lucia 3-0 (25-12 25-10 25-11)
United States – Dominican Republic 3-0 (25-19 25-17 25-9)
Dominican Republic – Saint Lucia 3-0 (25-19 25-12 25-23)

RankTeamWin/LossSetsSmall PointsPoints
1.United States2/06-0150-78 10
2.Dominican Republic1/13-3 120-1295
3.Saint Lucia0/20-6 87-1500

 

Pool B
Cuba – Bahamas 3-0 (25-16 25-12 25-7)
Cuba – Puerto Rico 3-1 (25-17 22-25 25-22 25-22)
Puerto Rico – Bahamas 3-0 (25-10 25-17 25-20)

RankTeamWin/LossSetsSmall PointsPoints
1.Cuba2/06-1 172-121 9
2.Puerto Rico1/14-3 161-144 6
3.Bahamas0/20-6 82-150 0


Pool C
Canada – Guatemala 3-0 (25-10 25-10 25-10)
Mexico – Guatemala 3-0 (25-18 25-14 25-23)
Canada – Mexico 3-0 (25-22 25-15 25-12)

RankTeamWin/LossSetsSmall PointsPoints
1.Canada2/06-0150-7910
2.Mexico1/13-3124-1305
3.Guatemala0/20-685-1500

 

2nd Round – Play Off Results:

Places 8th-9th:
Guatemala – Bahamas 0-3 (18-25 21-25 23-25)

Places 7th-8th:
Saint Lucia – Bahamas 0-3 (17-25 20-25 20-25

Quarterfinals:
Puerto Rico – Mexico 3-0 (25-17 25-17 25-22)
Cuba – Dominican Republic 3-2 (25-21 21-25 23-25 25-16 15-12)

Places 5th-6th:
Mexico – Dominican Republic 3-0 (25-23 25-22 26-24)

Semifinals:
Canada – Cuba 3-0 (25-14 25-17 25-21)
United States – Puerto Rico 3-1 (25-13 24-26 25-20 25-16)

Bronze Medal match:
Cuba – Puerto Rico 3-2 (27-29 25-27 25-20 27-25 15-12)

Final:
Canada – United States 0-3 (23-25 20-25 14-25)

Winner of tournmanet, USA will play in World Grand Champinos Cup in November, in Japan with host and other continental champions: Brazil (South America) and Russia (Europe). In upcoming days will be held Asian Championships, in United Arab Emirates (28th September – 6th October).
As we can see, now 2nd strength in this zone is Canada. Cuba lost their position because of escapes of their best players. Interesting fact is also come back to NT by American outside hitter William Priddy, who presented quite good throughout this tournament.

Individual Awards:
Most Valuable Player: Matthew Anderson (United States)
Best Spiker: Andy Blanco (Guatemala)
Best Scorer: Rolando Cepeda (Cuba)
Best Blocker: Rudy Verhoeff (Canada)
Best Server: Micah Christenson (United States)
Best Setter: Micah Christenson (United States)
Best Receiver: Blair Bann (Canada)
Best Digger: Dennis Del Valle (Puerto Rico)
Best Libero: Dennis Del Valle (Puerto Rico)

All-Star Team of tournament:
Setter: Micah Christenson (United States)
Opposite: Daniel Vargas (Mexico)
Outside Hitters: Matthew Anderson, William Priddy (both United States)
Middle Blockers: Rudy Verhoeff (Canada), Byron Ferguson (Bahamas)
Libero: Dennis Del Valle (Puerto Rico)

Source: NORCECA