From Miss Sherwood Forest of the 70s to Miss Mansfield & Sherwood Forest of the noughties – the contest has always been a glitzy affair, with the winner crowned in front of hundreds.
As well as winning the coveted title, the beauty queen spends a year raising money for charity and taking part in community events throughout the town.
Have a look through this gallery of previous winners and the events they attended – and see if you can spot any familiar faces.
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5. Chelsea Edgington 2010
Winner Chelsea Edgington with her family, from left, sisters Hannah Taylor and Brooke Edgington, dad Tony Edgington and grandparents Bill and Sheila Edgington.
Photo: Jane Hilton
Miss Sherwood Forest Susan Shaw visiting the 17th-21st Lancers in Germany.
Winner Chelsea Edgington celebrates her win in 2010.
Photo: Chelsea Edgington
Miss Mansfield and Sherwood Forest 2011 as the final six anxiously wait for the result.
Photo: Roger Grayson