'The Amazing Race' Season 36 cast: Meet the teams racing around the world

Contestants on Season 36 of "The Amazing Race".
Contestants on Season 36 of "The Amazing Race".

Another season of "The Amazing Race" is coming soon, and the newest lineup of contestants has just been announced.

The show that tests the communication, physical and mental skills of 13 two-person teams will start its journey around the world in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, CBS announced.

This season of "The Amazing Race" plans to make stops in Argentina, Barbados, Colombia and Dominican Republic. In Barbados, the show will make a stop at singer-songwriter Rihanna’s childhood home as they navigate the tropical island for clues to advance in the race.

“This season of 'The Amazing Race' features a cast of adventurous thrill-seekers. We always want to challenge our cast and surprise our viewers, so we are excited to travel to two new countries along the route,” said executive producers Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri in a news release. “The 90-minute episodes are returning, which really allows us to delve into the countries on the route and get to know our amazing cast. We are ready for a global adventure like never before.”

The newest season is set to premiere on Wednesday, March 13 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.

Here's a look at the contestants vying for glory in Season 36, according to CBS.

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'The Amazing Race' Season 36 teams

Father and daughter duo Chris Foster (60, receptionist) and Mary Cardona-Foster (27, marketing manager) from Waltham, Mass. will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Father and daughter duo Chris Foster (60, receptionist) and Mary Cardona-Foster (27, marketing manager) from Waltham, Mass. will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 04 Derek and Shelisa Williams will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 04 Derek and Shelisa Williams will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 05 Juan Villa and Shane Bilek will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 05 Juan Villa and Shane Bilek will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 06 Kishori Turner and Karishma Cordero will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 06 Kishori Turner and Karishma Cordero will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 08 Michelle and Sean Clark will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 08 Michelle and Sean Clark will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 12 Yvonne Chavez and Melissa Main will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 12 Yvonne Chavez and Melissa Main will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 02 Danny and Angie Butler will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 02 Danny and Angie Butler will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 01 Amber Craven and Vinny Cagungun will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 01 Amber Craven and Vinny Cagungun will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 03 Anthony and Bailey Smith will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 03 Anthony and Bailey Smith will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 07 Maya and Rohan Mody will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 07 Maya and Rohan Mody will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 11 Sunny Pulver and Elizabeth "Bizzy" Smith will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 11 Sunny Pulver and Elizabeth "Bizzy" Smith will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 10 Rod and Leticia Gardner will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 10 Rod and Leticia Gardner will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 09 Ricky Rotandi and Cesar Aldrete will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.
Team 09 Ricky Rotandi and Cesar Aldrete will compete on "The Amazing Race" Season 36.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: 'The Amazing Race' cast 2024: Meet Season 36 teams