The Nebraska City Tourism & Commerce Arbor Day Committee is accepting team entries for the Annual Arbor Day Chili Cook-Off.  The event will take place Friday, April 29th at the Nebraska City Fire House located at 1409 Central Ave from 5:30-8:30 pm.  To enter a team, you must fill out an entry form and return with $15 to the Nebraska City Tourism & Commerce office by April 20.  Entry forms are available at the NCTC office and on-line at

Prizes will be awarded to the best in each of the following categories: Best in Show, People’s Choice and Best Booth.  New this year is the opportunity to earn money for an organization/charity of your choice.  The winner of this year’s People’s Choice award will take home 60% of the votes ($1 each) cast in the category.

Admission cost is $6 for a bottomless bowl.  There is a $1 ‘green’ discount if you bring your own reusable bowl and spoon.

If you have any questions about The Nebraska City Tourism & Commerce NCTC, you can contact Rose Ralstin at by e-mail at or by phone at (402) 873-6654.