The World Championship Cheese Contest is free and open to the public during the preliminary rounds of judging which take place on Tuesday, March 18 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Wednesday, March 19 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. The judging takes place in Exhibit Hall B at Monona Terrace Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, Wisconsin.
The Champion Cheese Charity Event: A Benefit for Second Harvest will take place on Wednesday evening, March 19, 6:30 – 9:00 pm during the Championship Round of Judging. Watch as the 50 cheese contest judges select the 2014 World Champion…and support a great cause! The event will feature cheese samples from around the world, hors d’ oeuvres and a cash bar.