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.