Move over Super Bowl, the World Cheese Championships will take place in Madison this year March 5-7, make sure to come and cheer for your favorite Wisconsin Cheesemakers!
2012 World Championship Cheese Contest- Public Viewing Schedule
Monona Terrace Convention Center, Exhibition Hall B, Madison, Wisconsin
Monday, March 5 11:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 6 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 7 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon
The Contest is free and open to the public.
Watch as an international panel of judges evaluates 2,500 entries in 82 cheese and butter classes. Judges work in teams of two, tasting products from around the world to determine gold medalists in each variety. Be sure to sample selected cheeses from the Contest.
Wednesday, March 7
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
An Evening at the World Championship Cheese Contest Presented by Wisconsin Cheese Originals Ballroom, Monona Terrace, Madison, Wisconsin
Tickets: $25 – Limited tickets available, sold only in advance at www.cheesecontest.com
A once-in-a-lifetime chance to watch while the entire group of judges chooses the 2012 World Champion Cheese! Both international and award-winning Wisconsin cheeses will be prepared exclusively for this tasting event. Meet 40 renowned cheese judges from around the world, as well as 6 award-winning artisan Wisconsin cheesemakers.
View live Contest results and live video streaming of the Championship Round at:
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