SD Fair Cheesemaking Competition


Queso Diego Cheesemakers Contest at the San Diego County Fair

Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at 1pm

For Homemade Cheese Makers

Judged by American Cheese Society’s practices (with written professional feedback)

9 Cheese Categories to Enter

Awards and Prizes:

Best of Show:  Grand Prize and Ribbon

Each Category:
1st Place: Prize and Ribbon
2nd Place: Ribbon
3rd Place: Ribbon

  • Meet fellow cheese makers
  • Cheese presentations
  • Cheese tasting after judging and awards

And, get into the Fair for free!

For more information on entering, please see the SD Fair website:

Note: Entrants may enter up to 2 cheeses per class.


Want to learn more about making cheese? Where to get the basic supplies? Come to a Queso Diego meeting!

Queso Diego is San Diego’s premier cheese club. Our focus is on education and learning how to successfully make cheese.  See the rest of this website for meeting information.  We’d love to talk cheese with you — come to our next meeting — no obligation!