2024 World Championship Cheese Contest®

Entry Deadline: January 26, 2024
2024 World Championship Cheese Contest
Venue / Location

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
1 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53703

General Information

Judging – March 5-7, 2024

2024 marks the 35th biennial World Championship Cheese Contest®, the world’s long respected and honored technical cheese and butter competition, hosted by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association!

We invite you to submit your quality cheese, butter, yogurt, and dry dairy ingredients to the contest for expert technical evaluation and to compete for prestigious awards in 142 classes.

Entry Receiving Deadline: Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Fresh Product Receiving Deadline: Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $75.00 (Now Thru December 8, 2023)
Per Entry Fee – $90.00 (December 9, 2023 Thru January 26, 2024)

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

On April 18, 2024, during the Contest Awards Banquet in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, medallions electroplated in 24 karat gold will be awarded to Best of Class winners.

Silver and bronze medals are awarded to second and third place entrants.

Exclusive hand-crafted trophies and ribbons are presented to the World Champion, First Runner-Up, and Second Runner-Up

Awards Banquet: Thursday, April 18, 2024


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