Twelve particpants, including two groups,have been included for the Groovy category. Amongst them are Dimepiece, Shakki Starfire, Cinnamon, A Stitch in Time, iBlaze featuring Ali Dee, Queen Anastasia, King Konris, Sha-Angel, Nickhail, X-Man, Gharlic and C-Money.
According to Committee officials, a number of those who are in the Groovy section have also made it to the Semis for the Power Category. The full list for this section is comprised of DimePiece, Shakki StarFire, Cinnamon, A Stitch in Time, De Mighty Chapel, iBlaze, featuring Ali Dee, Mighty Honesty, Ras Kelly, Queen Anastasia, Contenda, sha-Angel, Fantastic Tunda, Mighty Takeover, X-Man, Mr. World and Queen Kibi.
The Soca Monarch contest is scheduled for the Carnival Sugar Mill, at Warner Park on Friday 23rd December.
However the Semis will be held on Saturday 3rd December.Carnival is due to be officially opened this Friday, 25th November, 2011.
This is the first year that the Groovy Category of the contest. Last year's Power Soca contest was won by King Konris.