2024 World Championship Cheese Contest

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

We invite you to submit your quality cheeses, butter, yogurt, and dry dairy ingredients to the contest for expert technical evaluation and to compete for prestigious awards and global recognition.


2024 Contest Entry Kit

The 2024 WCCC Entry Kit will be available on October 18, 2023. 

Enter Online with MyEntries© on November 1, 2023

MyEntries©, our unique online entry system, is your personal, secure contest worksite for the Championship Cheese Contests of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. This site includes online entry; permanent storage of each year’s entry data; instant product scores and scoresheets. 

MyEntries© has been newly updated, find more information about our entry system and the new entry features here

Entry Shipping Information & Deadline

  • Entries must be sent in their original, manufactured form.
    Products should not be cut from their original size (unless otherwise noted in contest rules).
  • Products may be sent with or without branded packaging and labels.
  • Each entry needs to be in an individual box. Multiple entries may be shipped together in one shipping container, but each entry should be individually boxed and clearly marked with their specific Contest Shipping/Identification Tags.
  • Shipping Tags (Contest Product Identification Tags) should be printed from your MyEntries account.
    Each entry has two tags:

    • Outside Shipping Tag: tag for exterior of the individual entry box
    • Inside Shipping Tag: placed inside with the product
  • The Contest partners with WOW Logistics and Wisconsin Aging and Grading Cheese to receive all contest entries and hold them in cold storage for judging. Entries need to be received by Wednesday, February 21, 2024.
    • The exception to this delivery date is for fresh products. Fresh products need to be delivered by Wednesday, February 28.
  • Ship entries to:
    • World Championship Cheese Contest
      c/o WOW Logistics
      2101 Bohm Drive, Door 18
      Little Chute, WI 54140
      Contact: Randy Swensen, WI Aging & Grading Cheese
      Phone: 920-687-0889 (This number is listed for use on shipping forms only)

Entry Information Available:

October 18, 2023

Entry Opens:

November 1, 2023

Early Entry Deadline:

December 1, 2023

Final Entry Deadline:

January 26, 2024

Shipping Deadline:

February 21, 2024

Contest Dates:

March 5-7, 2024


Contest results will be available at the end of each judging day on March 5 and 6, 2024. Results for completed classes will be uploaded on our results page here.  

MyEntries© users can view their scoresheets in their accounts after results are posted. On the homepage of the user dashboard, access and view scoresheets under “Your Most Recent Results”.