The Papillion Community Foundation is excited to announce that they are holding a community wide Chili Cook-Off as part of the 2013 Winter Wonderland Celebration. The Papillion Community Foundation is currently seeking individuals, teams or organizations that would like to participate in the cook-off for cash prizes.

The 2013 Chili Cook-Off will be held at Papillion Fire Station One at 146 N. Adams Street beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 24. Chili will be judged by a panel of community judges at 4:30 p.m. From 5-8 p.m. the event is open to the public, admission is $5 for a ‘bottomless bowl’ of chili and children 6 and under eat free. Bring a personal hygiene item to be donated to the Tri-City Food Pantry and be registered to win four VIP carnival passes for Papillion Days 2014.

Entry forms for those wishing to compete in the Chili Cook-Off can be found on the Papillion Community Foundation’s website at The fee to enter is $15 per entry and one roaster of chili is required. Prizes for the event include a $250 Grand Prize for Best in Show, $100 Runner-Up for Best in Show and $150 for People’s Choice Award. Other events that day include free carriages rides, hot chocolate, popcorn, live entertainment and visits with Santa from 5-9 PM in front of Papillion City Hall.

For more information about Winter Wonderland or other events sponsored by the Papillion Community Foundation along with the history, mission and volunteer opportunities please visit the website or call (402) 331-3917.