NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Beauty and brains will be on full display in Norfolk this weekend, as dozens of contestants are set to hit the stage for the Miss Virginia USA and Miss Virginia Teen USA pageants.

The pageants are happening on Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22.

The woman who takes home the crown will go represent Virginia in the Miss USA pageant.

Before the big competition, a series of events are taking places starting Friday.

Click here for more information on the events and the competition.