The Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association (CAZOVA) was founded on August 1994 in Nassau, Bahamas, as a non-profit organization. The founding National Federations of CAZOVA are Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, Netherland Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago and the U.S. Virgin Islands. CAZOVA has officially and legally been recognized as a zonal association by FIVB, and NORCECA, electing its first President, Mr. Mushtaque Mohammed (TRINIDAD & TOBAGO). The headquarters of CAZOVA is established in the City of San Fernando, Trinidad, or the country of residence of the President, or any other place as decided by the Congress.
CAZOVA’s mission is to govern and manage at a Caribbean level, all forms of volleyball (including beach volleyball and park volley). Through professional planning, organization, marketing and promotional activities, CAZOVA aims to develop volleyball as a major media and entertainment sport in the Caribbean as a tool for the continuous development of the sport. CAZOVA will promote coordinate, publicize, regulate, organize, supervise, control, direct and govern the sport of volleyball throughout the Caribbean.