The members of the Executive Committee of FISU America held a new work meeting, the fifth so far in 2018, in which reports were made of the completed events and ongoing projects, while next year schedule was established. The meeting was through Skype, to optimize time and resources in the representatives of all countries and ensure more participation.
In the first place, the president of FISU America, Alim Maluf Neto, recommended the fulfillment of inscriptions and payments’ dates for those who aspire to participate in the Summer Universiade Naples 2019. He also expressed the honor of having accompanied the Federation of Argentine University Sport (FeDUA) in the University Sports House of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. In that event, of which the treasurer of FISU America, Emiliano Ojea, detailed the success achieved, a memorandum of understanding was signed with the International Badminton Federation.
Maluf Neto also reflected the compliments received by FISU for the organization of the first FISU America Games together with the Brazilian Confederation of University Sports (CBDU).
The president of the Education Committee, América Alvarado, updated the progress of the CONDDE Organizing Committee for the FISU America Forum, which will take place in Huixquilucan, Mexico, from November 21 to 24, in which FISU General Secretary, Eric Saintrond, will be present.
The Secretary of FISU America, Sandy Rodriguez, informed the venues that have been assigned for the 2019 events. The FISU – FISU America dialogue will be in Colombia, from May 21 to 23, where on the 18 and 19 of the same month there will be a meeting of the Executive Committee of FISU America. The third FISU America 3×3 Cup will be held in Brasilia, Brazil, from June 10 to 15. A new meeting of the Executive Committee will take place on July 6 in the framework of the Summer Universiade in Naples.
This year, the first Futsal Cup of FISU America will be in Misiones, Argentina, from October 20 to 28. And in 2020, Mexico and Chile have already expressed their desire to organize the second FISU America Games.
Lastly, the president of the University Sports Organization of Central America and the Caribbean (ODUCC), Gerardo Corrales, praised the work carried out by Ascun Deportes from Colombia to host the Central American and Caribbean University Sports Games, the oldest event on the continent.