Miss Turks and Caicos

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Miss Turks and Caicos Islands Organization
PredecessorKazz Forbes | Saint George Fashion House
TypeBeauty pageant
Official language

Miss Turks and Caicos is a national Beauty pageant in Turks & Caicos.


The Miss Turks and Caicos Universe Beauty Organization is an entity responsible for organizing the Miss Turks and Caicos Islands Beauty Pageant. The pageant was first held in 1979 and has a history of showcasing the beauty and talent of women from the Turks and Caicos Islands.

The organization was founded and is currently owned by Kazz Forbes. Over the years, it has undergone changes in management and organization. In 2016, new organizers took charge of the pageant, and Olincia Misick was one of them. However, despite their efforts, the pageant did not produce any national or international title during their tenure.

Previously, there was a two-year memorandum of understanding between the Miss Turks and Caicos Universe Beauty Organization and the Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board. However, Kazz Forbes chose not to renew the agreement after its term expired. The organization continues to hold the pageant independently.

The Miss Turks and Caicos Universe Beauty Organization has been an important platform for promoting tourism and celebrating the beauty and cultural heritage of the Turks and Caicos Islands. The pageant provides opportunities for women to represent their country at international beauty competitions and showcases their talents and achievements.[1]


Year Miss Turks and Caicos Islands Notes
1979 Constance Lightbourne Turks and Caicos Tourist Board Directorship
1980 Francis Rigby
1981 Jacqueline Astwood
1982 Lolita Ariza
1983 Deborah Lindsley
1984 Miriam Coralita Adams
1985 Barbara Bulah Mae Capron
1986 Carmelita Ariza
1987 Edna Smith
1988 Sharon Simons
1989 Karen Been
1990 Kathy Hawkins
1991 Barbara Johnson
1992 Michelle Mills
1993 Eulease Walkin
1994 Sharleen Grant
1995 Delthia Russell
1996 Keisha Delancy
1998 Shantel Stubbs
1999 Clintina Gibbs
2000 Shireen Gardiner
2001 Euwonka Selver
2003 Shamara Ariza
2004 Weniecka Ewing
2005 Shavenna Been
2006 Saneita Been
2007 Angelica Lightbourne[2]
2008 Jewel Selver[3] Jewel Selver withdrew from Miss Universe 2009 on August 22, less than one day before the live telecast[4]
2011 Easher Parker[5]
2013 Snwazna Adams Kazz Forbes and Saint George Fashion House (SGFH)
2014 Shanice Williams[6] Kazz Forbes and Saint George Fashion House (SGFH)

Big Four pageants representatives[edit]

The Turks and Caicos Islands have been represented in the Big Four international beauty pageants; the four major international beauty pageants for women.[7][8] These are Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Earth.[9][10][11]

Miss Turks and Caicos Universe[edit]

  •   : Declared as Winner
  •   : Ended as runner-up or top 5/6 qualification
  •   : Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
  •   : Ended as special awards winner
The winner of Miss Turks and Caicos represents her country at the Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent.
Year Miss Turks and Caicos Islands Placement at Miss Universe Special Awards
Did not compete since 2015—Present
2014 Shanice Williams Unplaced
2013 Snwazna Adams Unplaced
2012 Did not compete
2011 Easher Parker Unplaced
2010 Did not compete
2009 Jewel Selver Withdrew
2008 Angelica Lightbourne Unplaced
2007 Saneita Been Unplaced
2006 Shavenna Been Unplaced
2005 Weniecka Ewing Unplaced
  • Miss Tourism (Thai Culture award)
2004 Shamara Ariza Unplaced
2003 Did not compete
2002 Euwonka Selver Did not compete
2001 Shereen Gardiner Unplaced
2000 Clintina Gibbs Unplaced
1999 Shantel Stubbs Unplaced
1998 Did not compete
1997 Keisha Delancy Unplaced
1996 Delthia Russell Unplaced
1995 Sharleen Grant Unplaced
1994 Eulease Walkin Unplaced
1993 Michelle Mills Unplaced
1992 Barbara Johnson Unplaced
  • Miss Congeniality
1991 Kathy Hawkins Unplaced
1990 Karen Been Unplaced
1989 Sharon Simons Unplaced
  • Miss Congeniality
1988 Edna Smith Unplaced
1987 Carmelita Ariza Top 10
1986 Barbara Bulah Mae Capron Unplaced
1985 Miriam Coralita Adams Unplaced
1984 Deborah Lindsley Unplaced
1983 Lolita Ariza Unplaced
1982 Jacqueline Astwood Unplaced
1981 Francis Rigby Unplaced
1980 Constance Lightbourne Unplaced


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  2. ^ Miss Turks and Caicos 2007
  3. ^ Miss Turks and Caicos 2008
  4. ^ Esther Swan (2009-08-22). "Miss Turks & Caicos Heads Home". Retrieved 2018-04-23.
  5. ^ "Miss Turks and Caicos 2011". The Bahamas Weekly. 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
  6. ^ "Shanice Williams, the new Miss Turks and Caicos Universe". NU Woman. 2014-06-26. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
  7. ^ Jun, Kwanwoo (2003-12-03). "Lost in Storm's Debris: A Beauty Pageant". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  8. ^ Kenya, News (2011-07-15). "Beauty with scandals". Standard Digital News. Retrieved 2016-09-11. {{cite news}}: |first= has generic name (help)
  9. ^ Vietnam, News (2008-10-08). "Những scandal của Miss World". Vietnam Express. Archived from the original on November 17, 2015. Retrieved 2016-09-11. {{cite news}}: |first= has generic name (help)
  10. ^ Ibrahim, Lynda (2013-09-13). "The misses and missuses of the world". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  11. ^ Lowe, Aya (2016-01-25). "Philippines' Miss Universe returns home, ignites dreams". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2016-09-11.

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