A FAMILY AFFAIR... The International Pageant system has been developed to promote today's young women and their accomplishments. Around the world women are finding this system to be the opportunity to work with others to become positive role models. Being the premiere pageant for young women has given Miss International® a chance to open doors for all women around the world. The Miss International® 2017 competition will be held August 4th and August 5th, 2017 at the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences in Charleston, West Virginia. The exciting events and activities leading up to the Pageant will begin in Charleston on July 31st. The event will give each contestant the opportunity to learn about customs and family life in other countries, along with the chance to share her beliefs and make new friends during the entire week of activities leading up to two exciting evenings of competition.
Beginning 30 years ago, the Mrs. International® Pageant was developed to have higher standards than other pageant systems. The focus behind Miss International® is to showcase single women, who are 19 to 30 years old by July 1st of competition year, and are a resident of the state or a citizen of the country that they represent. Each contestant competes in Interview Competition which is valued at 40% of their total score, Evening Gown, valued for 20%, Fitness Wear for 20%, and Fun Fashion Wear 20%. Each contestant has the opportunity to select a platform of her choice, that she spends the year promoting.