Miss Dominica and Miss Caribbean World, Nadira Lando, was among 14 contestants from around the region who participated in the Miss Jaycees pre-show in Antigua on Wednesday evening.
The contestants appeared in three segments: swimwear, talent and evening wear.
Although the contestants were judged at Wednesday evening’s pre-show, the top 10 will be revealed on the night of the main event on Friday, August 3.
A further five will then be selected for a final round.
The other contestants at the event are from Anguilla, Barbados, Curacao, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, the British Virgin Islands, St Croix, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Kitts & Nevis, Trinidad & Tobago and the host delegate from Antigua and Barbuda.
The 51-year-old Miss Jaycees Caribbean Queen show is one of the most prestigious pageants in the Caribbean.
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