2022 World Championship Cheese Contest

2022 marks the 34th 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.


2022 Contest Entry Kit

View our 2022 Contest Entry Kit for information on contest classes, rules, and regulations. 

Enter Online with MyEntries©

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

2022 Champion Announcement

Mark your calendars now and join us on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. (CT) for the live announcement of the 2022 World Champion Cheese! 

The 2022 Contest will be closed to the public, but each day – March 1-3 – fans of great cheese can follow along on social media for exclusive interviews with judges and competitors, a behind-the-scenes look with industry insiders, and much more. Following two and a half days of rigorous technical evaluation, the Contest culminates with the 2:00 p.m. announcement March 3 of the Top 20 cheeses in the world – and the winner of the prestigious World Champion title.

The livestream will be available on the World Championship Cheese Contest Facebook page.

Entry Deadline:

January 26, 2022

Shipping Deadline:

February 16, 2022

Contest Dates:

March 1-3, 2022