Mara Topic defeated 25 other candidates earning the right to represent Ecuador in the upcoming Miss Universe pageant which will be held in Mexico. She was crowned by the reigning Miss Universe Sheynnis Palacios in a glittering ceremony held at Parque Zoila Ugarte de Landívar in Machala, El Oro.

Nadia Mejía, representing the Ecuadorean community in the United States is the first runner-up while Katherine Espín, who is Miss Earth 2016 and representing Cañar, is the second runner-up.