Port of Spain, Trinidad, July 1st, 2019: The National Carnival Commission of Trinidad and Tobago (NCC) cordially invites all eligible persons to its prize monies distribution for the Carnival 2019 NCC-hosted competitions and Trinbago Unified Calypsonian Organisation (TUCO) -hosted Calypso competitions.
Please be advised that the official cheque distributions will begin on Tuesday, July 2, from 9 am to 3 pm, and will run until to Friday, July 5.
During that time, prize monies for the season’s Mas events will be distributed at the NCC’s Mas Registration and Adjudication Office, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, for the following categories:
- All Junior and Senior competitions (including Kings and Queens and Parades of the Bands)
- All Individual Characters competitions
- All Traditional Characters competitions
Cheques for all TUCO-hosted competitions will be distributed at the NCC’s Head Offices, 11 St. Clair Avenue, Port of Spain, from July 2 to 5, between the hours of 9 am to 3 pm.
The NCC is kindly asking all eligible awardees to have in their possession at least one form of valid picture identification (National ID Card, Driver’s Permit, or Passport) when they present themselves at the NCC (both VIP Lounge and Head Office) for the purpose of collecting their cheques.
The NCC deeply regrets any inconvenience caused by the delay in effecting these distributions, which were originally scheduled to take place much earlier in the year.
We sincerely thank the Mas and Calypso communities, as well as the public, for their patience and understanding, and for working closely with us, as we sought to bring this issue to satisfactory closure.
Going forward, the NCC wishes to assure the public and the Carnival communities that we will continue to work closely with all parties concerned to ensure that all awardees are able to receive their prizes in a more timely fashion as planning continues for Carnival 2020.
For more information on the cheque distribution details, please contact our offices at 622-1670, Monday to Friday, between 8 am and 4 pm to speak to an available customer service representative who can best address any concerns.