TOBAGO SOCA MONARCH
“Welcome, Soca lovers, to the electrifying Carnival Soca Monarch competition, proudly hosted by the Tobago House of Assembly! Get ready for a thrilling night of pulsating rhythms, captivating performances, and unforgettable moments. Let the soca vibes sweep you away as we crown the monarch of Carnival! 🎉🎶 #THASocaMonarch”
- To identify and celebrate emerging Soca talents in Tobago.
- To create an exciting and high-quality live entertainment event.
- To contribute to the festivities and cultural development associated with Tobago Carnival.
- To assist with arming our emerging soca talents with technical and branding tools needed to aid in their musical and business development.
- Preliminary Judging Round: October 5th
- The fifteen highest-scoring singers will proceed to the semi-finals.
- Judges give overall comments and suggestions to aid in improving craft and performance.
- Semi-Finals: October 25th
- Each finalist will be given a six-minute (6 min.) performance time limit.
- The eight highest-scoring singers will proceed to the finals.
- People’s Choice will be awarded.
- February 2024
Rules: Tobago Soca Monarch
- Open to performers seventeen (17) years and older.
- Soca songs must be original and have never entered into competition in Tobago. Failure to comply will result in disqualification.
- Please walk with your accompanying music on a flash drive
- All registration forms are to be found on www.welcometobago.com
Judging Criteria- Auditions
Lyrics – 40
Melody – 30
Arrangement – 30.
Crowd Response – 10