Contender from Negros Oriental wins grand prize in the Jojo Bragais Tocotoco Challenge, video now has 4.6M views

Image via Laura Beatrice Buenavista | Facebook
  • Laura Beatrice Buenavista grabbed the grand prize in Jojo Bragais Tocotoco challenge
  • He will receive P10,000 cash and a pair of Bragais shoes
  • The contender from Negros Oriental was no doubt a sure winner because his entry went viral reaching 2M views in just 24 hours

Finally, Jojo Bragais has announced the winners of his Tocotoco challenge and no other than Laura Beatrice of Negros Oriental bagged the grand prize.

Image via Laura Beatrice Buenavista | Facebook

Laura Beatrice has been a strong contender from the start. His video that featured a lot of stunts where the famous pageant shoes have walked on reaped 2M views within 24 hours and currently has earned more than 4.6M views.

His dedication to his craft was really evident in his entry. He bathed in mud, walked on a creek with rushing waters, pulled a sled and even carried two kids yet he executed them flawlessly. The humor, a signature of Filipino videos of this kind, will pull your attention as long as the film plays.

Laura will receive P10,000 and a pair of Bragais shoes.

He posted on social media to thank people who made his entry possible.

“First of all, thank you Lord for everything. ‘Di mangyayari ito kung hindi dahil sa’yo. Thank you so much Sir Jojo Bragais sa opportunity na binigay mo upang maipakita ko ang aking talento at kakayahan sa maraming tao at para mapasaya kayong lahat.”

Image via Laura Beatrice Buenavista | Facebook

He also thanked his photographer and videographer, Darren Alvarez Cotamen, who helped him conceptualize the shoot. Laura also made special mention of his friends who lent him his shoes.

He added,”Ilang beses man ako binato at pinagsabihan ng masasamang salita., ito pa rin si Laura Beatrice Buenavista patuloy sa pagpapasaya sa inyo.”

Due to a massive response in entry submission, Jojo added 5 consolation prizes. For the runner-ups, all winners came from Davao. The 3rd runner-up is Cheen Mark Bucasi of Davao City. The 2nd runner-up is Francis Dave Bendigo, still from Davao City and the 1st runner-up is awarded to JB Cayag of  Pantukan, Davao. They will receive a cash prize and a pair of Bragais shoes.

Congratulations, Laura Beatrice!

Watch all entries of the winners here.

Click the image to watch the video