There will be 16 grand finalists who will compete for the title of "Mr. Pogi", a title which was once won by Jericho Rosales (1996), Danilo Barrios (1998) and Edgar Allan Guzman (2006).
Seven (7) of these Mr. Pogi 2012 grand finalists were those who won the daily round, then the semi-finals and the qualifying round.
Six (6) of them meanwhile made it as grand finalists after they passed the provincial auditions and then the qualifying round,
while 3 finalists advanced thru a wild card round held yesterday, Sep. 6, after they failed to win during the qualifying round.
Here are 16 grand finalists for the Mr. Pogi 2012 title (there's a poll after their photos. You might want to vote for your fave contestants.):
#1 Chryst Josef Almazar, 19, Sta. Rosa, Laguna
#2 Kelvin Engles, 21, Sta. Ana, Manila
#3 Robert Jbeili, 17, Pangil, Laguna
#4 John Edric Ulang, 21, Binangonan, Rizal
#5 Franz Akeem Aldover, 21, Valenzuela City
#6 John Paul Duray, 23, Olongapo City
#7 Roehl Mendoza, 22, Caloocan City
#8 Bryann Carlo Jaofrancia, 17, Dasmariñas, Cavite
#9 Rommel Galido, 20, Iloilo City
#10 Mc Jonel Abrenica, 18, Cebu City
#11 Justin Merck de Jesus, 17, Talisay City, Cebu
#12 Bonz Andre Militar, 20, Davao City
#13 Jaylord Casiño, 21, Upper Balulang, Cagayan de Oro City
#14 Manuel Pablo Tonido, 22, Camaman-an, Cagayan de Oro City
#15 Marcus Paolo Reyes, 17, Zamboanga City
#16 Frederick Lim II, 18, Zamboanga City
You can vote for your favorite Mr. Pogi 2012 finalist by texting EB
Just-For-Fun Poll: Who is (are) your bet(s) to be Mr. Pogi 2012 winner?
Photos courtesy of Eat Bulaga