PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands; Monday, March 17th 2014 – The contestants vying to become the Face of the Turks & Caicos, TCI Top Model 2014 – will make their official debut this coming Saturday, March 22nd, 2014! The young ladies hail from Grand Turk, South Caicos and Providenciales, encompassing the length, breath and beauty by nature that is Turks & Caicos Islands.
The ten Contestants will make their first appearance at A Doll’s World, which takes place at The Regent Palms Resort Spa in Providenciales at 4PM. Admission is $25.00. It will be there, where the names of the young ladies vying for this country’s most coveted titled will be named. The ‘reflecting pool’ area will come alive with the Extravaganza – as it is a ‘Day where Beauty is Personified’. The event, hosted by Catherine Ann Forbes – will see a parade of fashions offered at the Regent Palms Resort boutiques, vocal performances by fashion designer Jermell Williams and Donnesia Gardiner, make known the event partners, along with other surprises.
The annual TCI Top Model Contest & Fashion Extravaganza (TCITM) is the Turks & Caicos Islands premier event for Fashion, Beauty, Arts and Entertainment. It is an event that is designed to give those persons residing in the Turks and Caicos Islands interested in careers in the fashion, arts and creative industry an opportunity and the platform to debut, by showcasing their talent with the hope of launching an international career.
The actual 2014 TCI Top Model Contest, themed The Dollhouse will be held at the Williams Auditorium, Downtown – Providenciales on Friday, May 2nd – seeing to the catwalk competition, performances by Robyn Hinds, Mike Dizzo, Penrhyn Brooks, Carl Lewis along with a host of other high end entertainers. Tickets are currently available for purchase – VIP $100 and General Admission – $50. Persons are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance of the Contest, as it will be an additional $10 more at the door.
The Dollhouse, the fifth installment of TCITM is the most highly anticipated of the cycles, is expected to outdo those that came before. There will be over twenty thousands of dollars in cash and prizes going to the 2014 TCI Top Model Winner, with the press and publicity being immeasurable. To jump start her modeling career – the 2014 TCI Top Model winner will be featured on the cover and in an editorial spread of the 2014 Summer Times of the Islands magazine and have a profile page in their sister publication – Destination: Turks & Caicos 2015, editorial in the 2015 Discover: Turks & Caicos Islands magazine and an online feature on Island Life & Time website. This, amongst noteworthy prizes.
There will also a be a bevy of cash prizes and awards for Contestants that place First and Second Runner’s Up, along with consolation prizes for: Industry Readiness, Best Runway Walk, Best Body, Model’s Portfolio Folder, Fashion Forward, Radio Turks & Caicos (RTC) Viewers Choice Award, Fashion Darling Award, Media Darling Award and the Social Media Darling Award amongst others.