It’s all systems go for the Mr. & Ms. GenSan 2012 Pageant, timed during the 14th Tuna Festival.

10 lovely ladies and 10 handsome men are all vying to be this year’s fairest and finest and be the city’s new ambassadors of goodwill.

A major undertaking again of Project O! Consultants, the 2012 Search for the Mr. and Ms. GenSan 2012 is presented by the Local Government of Gen. Santos City together with the Philippine Fishport Development Authority and co-presented by the Pacquiao Group of Companies with media partner GMA.

Also lending valuable support are SM City GenSan, Gaisano Mall of GenSan and GMA Kapuso Network.

Here are the names of the 10 Mr. GenSan hopefuls.

The Official Candidates of Mr. Gensan 2012:

Vicente Dignos
Jose Reynaldo Ciencia
Joven Aguilar
Joharty Naungayan
Allan Jay Ildefonso
Nasser Malaguiok
Arjohn Yap
Wiljay Maravillas
Garry Gallarde
Arjay Arado


Then, these are the 10 ladies vying for the Ms. GenSan 2012 title:

Novelyn Parame
Edrose Sean Doronilla
Noemi Joy Regino
Daisy Jane Deslate
Sheryle Mae Eyong
Mary Elizabeth Eastes
Lailane Bayadog
Kiara Gwyn Bandigan
Mary Grace Respecia
Glenda Ausad


There will be a series of competitions on different levels leading to the pageant finals.  Here is the schedule of the more important ones…

  • The Preliminary Show on August 31, 2012,  3pm at the Atrium of Gaisano Mall of Gensan; and
  • The Grand Coronation Night on September 2, 2012, 5pm at the Events Center of SM City General Santos.

And by the way, the organizers and SMART Communications are giving away a pair of TEXTER’S CHOICE AWARDS.

The #1 telecoms company in the country has gladly activated the text voting for this year’s Search for Mr. Gensan and Miss Gensan.

The keywords are MRGENSAN2012 for Mr. Gensan and MSGENSAN2012 for Miss Gensan. Here’s your guide on how to send your text votes…

For Mr. Gensan:

  • To know the list of MR. GENSAN candidates, subscriber sends: MRGENSAN2012 POLL to 9977
  • To vote, subscriber sends: MRGENSAN2012 POLL (letter of choice) to 9977

To receive  general information, subscriber sends: MRGENSAN2012 HELP to 9977

For Ms. GenSan:

  • To know the list of MISS GENSAN candidates, subscriber sends: MSGENSAN2012 POLL to 9977
  • To vote, subscriber sends: MSGENSAN2012 POLL (letter of choice) to 9977

To get general information, subscriber sends: MSGENSAN2012 HELP to

The Polling duration: August 23, 2012 – September 2, 2012 (5:00 pm). Cost is P2.50 per text.

So if you have bets already on mind, why not start voting now?  Likewise, don’t forget to cheer for them on the Pageant Night this Sunday, September 2, 2012, 5PM at the Event Center of the SM City GenSan.

Watch out for some Kapuso Stars who will be guesting and performing at the Pageant Finals by the way.  They will surely give more dazzle and glamour to General Santos City’s biggest pageant!  See you!