2024 American Cheese Society Competition

Entry Deadline: March 22, 2024
2024 American Cheese Society Competition

General Information

Competition – June 3-7, 2024

The American Cheese Society Judging and Competition, the largest event of its kind for American-made cheese.

The Annual Judging and Competition (J&C) is now held separately from the Annual Conference, with the Award Ceremony being held during the Conference.

The ACS Competition shines the spotlight on American cheesemakers by showcasing their talents and work as leaders within the industry, both for their excellent cheesemaking and commitment to food safety. Growing from just 89 entries 37 years ago, the ACS J&C welcomed 1,454 cheeses and cultured dairy products in 120 categories during the 2023 competition and awarded 370 medals.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $75.00 (Thru Feb 16, 2023)
Per Entry Fee – $100.00 (Feb 17 thru Mar 22, 2023)

Shipping Address / Drop Off Location

FedEx/UPS/USPS Shipments and Private Carrier/Hand Deliveries
Huntington Bank Stadium
Attn: Lindsay Schutter / Special Events
Re: ACS 2023 Judging & Competition
420 23rd Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Only the top three scores will receive an award within each subcategory provided all minimum scores for each level are met.

Blue and Pink Table Setting

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