California Commercial Cheese

Cheese on a board

The California State Fair Commercial Cheese Competition celebrates the hard work, craftsmanship, and unique character of California Cheese.

Cheese judges are selected from respected cheesemakers, cheese merchants, writers, promoters, and educators.

Save the Date!

Entries open February 1, 2024!

How to Enter

Check the guide for full instructions on how to enter.

2024 California Commercial Cheese Competition Guide Coming Soon

Step by Step Online Instructions for Entry Form Coming Soon

2024 Commercial Cheese Award Order Form Coming Soon

Marilyn Langhorst

Cheese Competition Coordinator

(916) 606-5979

Competition Dates

Dates Details
February 1, 2024 Entries Open
February 29, 2024 Entries Close
March 11-15, 2024 Cheese Receiving Dates
March 20, 2024 Judging Date

Divisions & Classes

Please see the guide for a full list of divisions and classes.

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