MADISON, WI – World Championship Cheese Contest organizers are reaching out to the dairy industry for event volunteers. The “B-Team” of contest volunteer will support contest judges as they evaluate more than 3,000 cheese, butter, and yogurt entries March 6-8 in Madison, Wisconsin.
“As our Contest grows year after year, so too does our need for volunteer assistance,” said Kirsten Strohmenger Henning, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) Events Manager. “We’re grateful for the support of our hardworking ‘B-Team’ and hope you’ll consider joining the crew.”
WCMA is seeking volunteers for entry check-in at the WOW Logistics warehouse in Little Chute, Wisconsin on Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Volunteers are also needed during the judging portion of the contest at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison on Tuesday, March 6, Wednesday, March 7, and Thursday, March 8 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Another corps of volunteers prepare the Cheese Champion reception, also at the Monona Terrace Convention Center, on Thursday, March 8.
All volunteers will receive complimentary light breakfast and buffet lunch, as well as an official “B-Team Volunteer” hat in appreciation of their efforts.