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How the Soca Monarch is decided
One of the frequently asked questions about the International Soca Monarch competition is what is the judging criteria? People often wonder how much crowd response actually matters.
Here’s the judging criteria along with the list of judges and other key bits of information about Fantastic Friday.
If you’re on Twitter, you can use the official hashtag, #ISM2014, and the International Soca Monarch Twitter handle @intlsocamonarch.
Digicel GROOVY SOCA Monarch
Crowd response 5
Play Whe POWER SOCA Monarch
Crowd response 10
Chief adjudicator: Josephine Torrel
Groovy category: Paul Massy, Marcia Miranda, Mark Nottingham, Christopher Seon, Allison Seepaul
Power category: Marva Newton, Steve Sealy, Marvin George, Evelyn Caesar Munro, John Barry
Tabulators: Patrina Torrel and Trisha Layne
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