New England Regional Cheese Competition


Do you want your cheese to get recognized for its amazing taste?

Enter the fourth annual Big E Gold Medal Cheese Competition.

If you make cheese and are a licensed cheese maker located in New England, send cheese samples (three samples) to 1305 Memorial Avenue West Springfield, MA 01089.

Offering classes to compete in there are numerous opportunities for all of your cheeses to be entered.


2013 Cheese Grant

A limited number of grants are available.  In an effort to relieve the cost of competition participation on the cheese maker the following grants have been made available.  A limited number of $25 grants are available courtesy of donations made by cheese enthusiasts.

Quick Information!


Click here for 2013 Results

Click here for 2012 Results

Click here for 2011 Results

Click Here for 2010 Results


Entry Deadline: August 9, 2013

Delivery Deadline: August 20 &21, 2013

Judging: August 23, 2013

Entry fee is $25


Rules and Regulations

Entry Form


2013 Cheese Grant Application


Click Here to see the judges list!

For more information contact Elena Hovagimian at 413-205-5011 or





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