Tickets to Cheese Champion Reception on Sale Now

Posted By: Rebekah Sweeney WCMA News ,

Cheese lovers should act quickly to reserve their tickets to Cheese Champion, the signature public event of the World Championship Cheese Contest, hosted by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA).

Cheese Champion, held Thursday, March 5 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison, features a tasting of more than 75 Contest standouts from all over the world, local specialty food, and craft beer samples.

“You don’t have to be a cheese expert to enjoy this exciting event,” said Kirsten Strohmenger, WCMA Events Manager. “Cheese Champion is a fun experience for all cheese fans, and gives attendees the unique chance to learn about the products from the makers and judges themselves.”

2020 marks the 33rd biennial World Championship Cheese Contest, the world’s most respected technical cheese and butter competition. In 2018, the Contest drew more than 3,400 submissions of cheeses, butter and yogurt from 26 countries. 

Attendees of Cheese Champion will have the exclusive opportunity to learn the intricacies of cheese evaluation from Contest judges, and will be present as the winner of the 2020 World Championship Cheese Contest is announced for the first time.

Cheese Champion tickets are $30 per person and will sell out well in advance of the event. Don’t wait, buy your ticket now!