The Miss Universe Philippines Organization announced on Wednesday, September 1, the official 30 candidates who will move on to the last challenges before the finals night.

From 100 candidates, it was narrowed to 75 then 50 before 30 were picked. Three of the candidates were voted by the fans with Steffi Rose Aberasturi of Cebu Province, Maureen Wroblewitz of Pangasinan, and Kirsten Danielle Delavin of Masbate emerging as winners.

The list of candidates who will vie for the title are:

Aklan – Christelle Abello

Albay – Janela Joy Cuaton

Angeles City – Mirjan S. Hipolito

Antique – Noelyn Rose Campos

Bukidnon – Megan Julia Roa Digal

Cagayan de Oro City – Vincy Labadan Vacalares

Cavite – Victoria Velasquez Vincent

Cebu City – Beatrice Luigi G. Gomez

Cebu Province – Steffi Rose Aberasturi

Davao City – Ybonne Ortega

Davao del Sur – Jedidah Hefervez Korinihona

Davao Occidental – Krizzaleen Mae B. Valencia

Iloilo City – Kheshapornam Ramachandran

Laguna – Leren Mae M. Bautista

Makati – Isabelle De Los Santos

Mandaluyong – Maria Corazon Abalos

Manila – Izabella Jasmine A. Umali

Marinduque – Simone Nadine Bornilla

Masbate– Kirsten Danielle Delavin

Misamis Oriental – Chella Grace Falconer

Negros Oriental – Grace Charmaine Vendiola

Pangasinan – Maureen Christa Wroblewitz

Parañaque – Maria Ingrid Teresita P. Santamaria

Pasig – Princess Kristha Singh

Reina Mercedes, Isabela – Jan Louise Abejero

Romblon – Jane Nicole M. Miñano

San Juan City – Rousanne Marie Bernos

Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte – Michele Angela Navarro Okol

Taguig – Katrina Dimaranan

Zambales – Joanna Marie Rabe

With the top 30 announced, all scores are back to zero as they face a new set of challenges.

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