2023 United States Championship Cheese Contest

2023 marks the 21st biennial United States Championship Cheese Contest®, the nation’s most respected and honored 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 in 118 classes.


2023 Contest Entry Kit

View our 2023 Contest Entry Kit for information on contest classes, rules, and regulations. 

Contest entry submissions through MyEntries will be open from October 19, 2022, to January 18, 2023.

  • Early Entry Rate: $75 – October 19, 2022 – December 1, 2022
  • Entry Rate: $85 – December 2, 2022 – January 18, 2022

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

2023 Key Dates

Entry Opens
October 19, 2022

Early Entry Deadline
December 1, 2022

Entry Deadline
January 18, 2023

Entry Shipping Deadline
February 8, 2023

Contest Judging
February 21-23, 2023

Champion Announcement
February 23, 2023