After months of waiting and several postponements, Cebu’s Tracy Maureen Perez was crowned on Sunday, October 3 as the new Miss World Philippines in a 6-hour pageant held at the Subic Convention Center.
Despite falling twice on stage, Tracy was a trooper as she walked with the other winners that night. Her win was a big one for her province after another Cebuana, Beatrice Luigi Gomez won the Miss Universe Philippines title last September 30 in Bohol.
Shaila Rebortera, another Cebuana was crowned Miss Multinational Philippines.
The Miss World Philippines crown is a sweet one for Tracy, 28 as she joined the pageant twice. Here’s a look back at Tracy’s journey in the pageant scene.

Cebu pageants

Tracy first entered pageantry in Cebu, competing in Miss Cebu in 2016 and joining Binibining Cebu twice. She won the Binibining Cebu Charity in 2018.
Photo from Binibining Cebu
Photo from Binibining Cebu

Miss World Philippines 2019

In 2019, Tracy competed in Miss World Philippines where was a semifinalist. Michelle Dee won the crown and represented the country in London.
Photo from Miss World Philippines
Photo from Miss World Philippines
Photo from Miss World Philippines
Photo from Miss World Philippines
Photo from Miss World Philippines
Photo from Miss World Philippines

Miss Universe Philippines 2020

Tracy tried for the Miss Universe Philippines wherein she competed along with her fellow Cebuanas Lou Dominique Piczon and Apriel Smith. She won the Miss Photogenic award and was a semifinalist.

One last try for the World

Tracy was not giving up on her dreams and decided to give Miss World Philippines one last shot.

Photo by Jepoy Macasaquit
Photo from Miss World Philippines
Photo by Jamin Lim
Photo from Miss World Philippines
Photo by Carl Javin Mendoza
Photo by Carl Javin Mendoza

The coronation night

During the finals night in Subic, Tracy nabbed a number of special awards. She also showed off her physique the swimsuit round and her elegant walk during the evening gown segment.
Photo by Jepoy Macasaquit
Photo by Carl Javin Mendoza
After all the hard work, Tracy succeeded Michelle Dee and will compete in Puerto Rico in December. Although tired and exhausted, Tracy smiled for everyone who supported her Miss World Philippines journey.
Photo by Jepoy Macasquit
Photo by Jepoy Macasquit
Photo by Jepoy Macasaquit
Congratulations Tracy! Make us proud in Puerto Rico. And we all know your mom would be proud of your journey.

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