Arkansas woman announced among 2018 Bachelor contestants

Among the 29 woman that will be making their national television debut is Tia Booth. (ABC)

An Arkansas woman has been announced among the 2018 Bachelor contestants that will be vying for Arie Lyendyk Jr.'s heart.

Among the 29 women who will be making their national television debut is Tia Booth.

Contestant Tia Booth is a physical therapist from Weiner, Arkansas.

According to Booth's biography, her biggest date fear is bad conversation, awkwardness, no sense of humor, and food in her teeth.

To Booth, being married means, "lifelong commitment, passion, happiness, best friend."

The following 28 women will also be competing for Arie:

  • Ali, 27, Personal Stylist. Hometown: Lawton, OK.
  • Amber, 29, Business Owner. Hometown: Denver, CO.
  • Annaliese, 32, Event Designer. Hometown: San Mateo, CA
  • Ashley, 25, Real Estate Agent. Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL
  • Becca K., 27, Publicist. Hometown: Prior Lake, MN.
  • Bekah M., Nanny. Hometown: Fresno, CA.
  • Bibiana, 30, Executive Assistant. Hometown: Miami, FL.
  • Bri, 25, Sports Reporter. Hometown: Grants Pass, OR.
  • Brittane J., 27, Marketing Manager. Hometown: San Diego, CA.
  • Brittany T., 30, Tech Recruiter. Hometown: Columbia, SC.
  • Caroline, 26, Realtor. Hometown: Holliston, MA.
  • Chelsea, 29, Real Estate Executive Assistant. Hometown: South Portland, ME.
  • Jacqueline, 26, Research Coordinator. Hometown: Morgantown, WV.
  • Jenna, 28, Social Media Manager. Hometown: Upland, IN.
  • Jenny, 25, Graphic Designer. Hometown: Northbrook, IL.
  • Jessica, 26, Television Host. Hometown: Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
  • Kendall, 26, Creative Director. Hometown: Santa Clarita, CA.
  • Krystal, 29, Fitness Coach. Hometown: Missoula, MT.
  • Lauren B., 25, Tech Salesperson. Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA.
  • Lauren G., 26, Executive Recruiter. Hometown: Indianapolis, IN.
  • Lauren J., 33, Recent Masters Graduate. Hometown: New Roads, LA.
  • Lauren S., 31, Social Media Manager. Hometown: Dallas, TX.
  • Maquel, 23, Photographer. Hometown: American Fork, UT.
  • Marikh, 27, Restaurant Owner. Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Nysha, 30, Orthopedic Nurse. Hometown: Belton, SC.
  • Olivia, 23, Marketing Associate. Hometown: Geneseo, IL.
  • Seinne, 27, Commercial Real Estate Manager. Hometown: Long Beach, CA.
  • Valerie, 25, Server. Hometown: Nashville, TN.

Season 22 of the Bachelor will premier Monday, January 1, on Channel 7.

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