Join us at the World Championship Cheese Contest!

The preliminary rounds of judging are open for free public viewing on:

  • Tuesday, March 6 | 10 am to 4 pm

  • Wednesday, March 7 | from 9 am to 4 pm

The contest will be in the exhibit hall at the Monona Terrace Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53703.

Try some delicious cheese samples while you watch the experts evaluate over 3,000 cheeses, butters, and yogurts!

Join us for Cheese Champion, the cumulative event of the 2018 World Championship Cheese Contest.
This event is ticketed, with all tickets sold in advance through Wisconsin Cheese Originals.

  • Thursday, March 8 | 6:30 pm to 9 pm
    Exhibition Hall, Monona Terrace, Madison, WI
    Tickets: $25. All tickets sold in advance.

Taste more than 50 of the best cheeses from nations around the globe, learn cheese evaluation from international experts and enjoy local specialty foods and craft beers while you learn who is this year’s World Champion Cheesemaker!

Tickets are on sale now! 




judges at event  cheese tables