The 18th annual National Beef Cook-off will be held in Colorado Springs Sept. 22-24, 1991. More than 60 contestants will compete for prizes, including $35,000 in cash, kitchen remodeling and appliances. Prizes are awarded in indoor, microwave and outdoor barbecue categories as well as three additional $1,000 awards for the best low calorie, most convenient and best chuck entries.

The cook-off is open to amateur chefs age 18 or older. Entry deadline is March 1, 1991. For a booklet with contest entry forms, rules and regulations, contact Carol Johnson, Rush Valley, UT 84069, 1-837-2224 or Janet Stern, Special Events Coordinator, Beef Industry Council, 444 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, 312-467-5520, Ext. 284.