Muñeka Joy Taisipic Crowned Miss Universe Guam 2016
Muñeka Joy Taisipic was crowned as Miss Universe Guam 2016 on September 8, 2016 at Hyatt Regency Guam Hotel. Muñeka Joy Taisipic succeeds Brittany Bell and will now represent Guam in the coming edition of Miss Universe 2016, hoping to be crowned by the reigning Miss Universe, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach of Philippines.
During the coronation gala of Miss Guam 2016, Annalyn Buan was crowned as Miss International Guam 2016 and Marystar Welch was adjudged as the first runner up.
Guam last placed at Miss Universe pageant in 1982 under the representation of Patty Chong Kerkos, who was crowned as the first runner up to Miss Universe 1982. Since its participation, Guam has managed to place only twice at Miss Universe pageant and is yet to win its first Miss Universe crown.