SMC Soca Monarch Applications Close On Friday 

PR – The Spicemas Corporation (SMC) announces that the deadline to register for the 2024 Soca Monarch competition is Friday, 28 June 2024, by 3:00pm. The competition which includes Groovy Soca and Power Soca categories is exclusively open to Grenadian nationals and promises to be a highlight of this year’s carnival season climaxing on Carnival Friday, 8 August 2024. 

Interested artistes must register at the Spicemas Corporation office or online at, and pay the $100 registration fee at the SMC office, GCNA Complex on Kirani James Boulevard, St. George’s. 

Following the internal vetting of the submitted songs, the Soca competitions will each be conducted in three stages: Quarter Finals, Semi-Finals, and Finals on the following dates: 

  • Power Soca Quarter-Finals

4 & 5 July 2024 at La Sagesse Hardcourt, St. David 

6 July 2024 at Cuthbert Peters Park, St. John 

7 July 2024 at Boss Yard, St. Patrick 

  • Groovy Soca Quarter-Finals: 11 to 14 July 2024 at Tanteen Netball Court, St. George Brian Griffith Groovy Soca Semi-Finals: 25 July 2024 at Progress Park, St. Andrew Dr. Trevor Friday Power Soca Monarch Semi-Finals: 26 July 2024 at Progress Park, St. Andrew 
  • Soca Monarch Finals: 9 August 2024 at the Kirani James Athletic Stadium, St. George 

Grenada’s Soca monarch finals on Bacchanal Friday remains one of the most anticipated carnival competitions in the region. The 2024 Power Soca Monarch prize is set at $100,000 ($80,000 cash and $20,000 in-kind) while the Groovy Soca Monarch is set at $50,000. 

The judging criteria cover various aspects such as lyrics, melody, performance, and crowd response, ensuring a comprehensive evaluation of each performance. Judges recently concluded a 3-day adjudication workshop to ensure a fair competition. 

Phone: (473) 440 – 0621. Email: Website:

The reigning Groovy Soca Monarch is Jalon “Boyzie” Olive and the Power Soca Monarch is Shem “Terra D Governor” Bernard. 

For detailed competition rules and registration, please contact the Spicemas Corporation office at 440-0621 or visit