This year’s annual FreedomFest celebration in Greenwood will include the new Miss FreedomFest Pageant. The pageant is open to young ladies from 0-21 years of age and will be held on the square beginning at 9 a.m. on July 4. The entry fee is $45, with an optional entry fee of $10 for Patriotic Themed Casual Wear and $5 for Most Photogenic.

The event is sponsored by Natural State Shooting Sports, a non-profit organization which supports youth shooting sports. Proceeds from the pageant will be used to fund the Sebastian County Progressive Position Pistol Team at the Nationals in Fort Benning, Ga. from July 25-27.

For more information or to obtain an entry form, call Beth Frederick at 479-221-7934 or email her at