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Biennial U.S. Champion Cheese Contest

The United States Championship Cheese Contest® is the nation’s premier technical cheese, butter, and yogurt competition. Entries are evaluated by a team of skilled technical judges from across the nation.

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Awards

 

 

Gold Medal

 

Silver Medal

 

Bronze Medal

 

2019

US

Provolone

U.S. Champion

US

Cheddar

U.S. Champion

US

Flavored Feta

U.S. Champion

US

Monterey

Silver Medal

US

Reduced Fat Feta

Silver Medal

US

Reduced Fat Feta

Bronze Medal

US

Spiced Feta

Bronze Medal

US

Reduced Sodium Feta

Bronze Medal

2017

US

Cheddar
Aged

U.S. Contest Overall First Runner Up

US

Cheddar
Aged 1-2 years

U.S. Champion

US

Cheddar
Extra Sharp, Aged 2 years or longer

U.S. Champion

US

Marbled Curd Cheese

U.S. Champion

US

Mozzarella
Part Skim

U.S. Champion

US

Provolone
Mild

U.S. Champion

US

Provolone
Smoked

U.S. Champion

US

Mozzarella
Whole Milk

Silver Medal

US

Feta

Silver Medal

US

Shredded Cheese

Silver Medal

US

Soft/Semi Soft Cheese
Smoked

Silver Medal

US

Shredded Cheese
Flavored/Unflavored

Silver Medal

US

Cheddar
Sharp, Aged 1-2 years

Bronze Medal

US

Marbled Curd Cheese

Bronze Medal

US

Mozzarella
Whole Milk

Bronze Medal

US

Mozzarella
Part Skim

Bronze Medal

US

Feta

Bronze Medal

US

Feta
Flavored

Bronze Medal

US

Soft/Semi Soft Cheese
Reduced Fat

Bronze Medal

US

Reduced Sodium Cheese

Bronze Medal

2015

US

Cheddar
Sharp, Aged 1-2 years

U.S. Champion

US

Cheddar
Sharp, Aged 2 years or longer

U.S. Champion

US

Provolone
Mild

U.S. Champion

US

Provolone
Smoked

U.S. Champion

US

Feta

U.S. Champion

US

Cheddar
Medium

Silver Medal

US

Provolone
Mild

Silver Medal

US

Feta

Silver Medal

US

Soft Cheese
reduced Fat

Silver Medal

US

Cheddar
Mild

Bronze Medal

US

Cheddar
Medium

Bronze Medal

US

Mozzarella
Part Skim

Bronze Medal

US

Provolone
Smoked

Bronze Medal

US

Feta
Flavored

Bronze Medal

US

Reduced Sodium Cheese

Bronze Medal

2013

US

Cheddar
Medium

U.S. Contest Overall Second Runner Up

US

Cheddar
Mild

U.S. Champion

US

Cheddar
Medium

U.S. Champion

US

Mozzarella
Whole Milk

U.S. Champion

US

Feta

U.S. Champion

US

Mozzarella
Whole Milk

Silver Medal

US

Cheddar
Mild

Silver Medal

US

Cheddar
Sharp, Aged 6 months to 1 year

Silver Medal

US

Feta

Silver Medal

US

Cheddar
Medium

Bronze Medal

US

Cheddar
Sharp, Aged 2 years or more

Bronze Medal

US

Mozzarella
Part Skim

Bronze Medal

US

Reduced Fat Cheese

Bronze Medal

2011

US

Mozzarella
Whole Milk

U.S. Champion

US

Reduced Sodium Cheese

U.S. Champion

US

Mozzarella
Whole Milk

Silver Medal

US

Reduced Sodium Cheese

Silver Medal

US

Cheddar
Medium

Silver Medal

US

Mozzarella
Whole Milk

Bronze Medal

US

Mozzarella
LPMS

Bronze Medal

US

Cheddar
Medium

Bronze Medal

US

Cheddar
Sharp, Aged 6 months - 1 year

Bronze Medal

US

Cheddar
Sharp, Aged 1-2 years

Bronze Medal

US

Cheddar
Sharp, Aged 2 years or more

Bronze Medal

US

Feta
Flavored

Bronze Medal

US

Reduced Fat & Semi Soft Cheese

Bronze Medal

2009

US

Cheddar
Mild

U.S. Champion

US

Cheddar
Sharp

U.S. Champion

US

Cheddar
Sharp, Aged 1-2 Years

U.S. Champion

US

Provolone
Mild

U.S. Champion

US

Feta

U.S. Champion

US

Feta
Flavored

U.S. Champion

US

Cheddar
Medium

Silver Medal

US

Mozzarella

Silver Medal

US

Mozzarella
LMPS

Silver Medal

US

Feta
Flavored

Silver Medal

US

Cheddar
Mild

Bronze Medal

US

Cheddar
Medium

Bronze Medal

US

Feta

Bronze Medal

2007

US

Mozzarella
LMPS

U.S. Champion

US

Provolone

U.S. Champion

US

Cheddar
Mild

U.S. Champion

US

Cheddar
Mild

Silver Medal

US

Mozzarella

Silver Medal

US

Mozzarella

Bronze Medal

2005

US

Feta

U.S. Champion

US

Mozzarella

Silver Medal

US

Cheddar

Bronze Medal

US

Feta

Bronze Medal