Frequently Asked Questions
What are the dates for this year’s Cannabis Cup?
The HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup is always held in Amsterdam during the week of Thanksgiving. The 25th Cannabis Cup will be held from November 24-28, 2013.
Where will the music and the expo take place?
The expo will take place at .
When will Cannabis Cup judge’s passes go on sale?
How can I buy a 2013 Cannabis Cup judge’s pass?
How much are the 2013 Cannabis Cup judge’s passes?
Early bird passes are available until 5/31/2013 – $229.00
Judges passes are available at the normal rate starting 6/1/2013.
Can I buy a Cannabis Cup judge’s pass at the event?
Yes, you may buy a Cannabis Cup judge’s pass at the door. EUROS ONLY. NO CREDIT CARDS PLEASE.
I bought a Cannabis Cup judge’s pass, when are you going to mail it to me?
Once your payment is processed YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL CONFIRMATION FOR YOUR ORDER. IN YOUR EMAIL CONFIRMATION, YOU WILL RECEIVE A PRINTABLE TICKET WITH A BAR CODE. PLEASE PRINT AND BRING THIS TICKET WITH YOU TO THE EVENT.
Are the Cannabis Cup judge’s passes refundable?
No, but they are transferable and may be re-sold to someone else if you are unable to attend.
When transferring or re-selling a ticket all you have to do is give the ticket to person attending. No need to contact HIGH TIMES or Event Brite.
Does High Times recommend any specific tour operator?
Yes. CSTravel.org has been selling trips and providing High Times with their Amsterdam Travel for over 8 years.
Who is being inducted into the Counterculture Hall of Fame this year?
Do I get free weed with my judges pass?
No. You must purchase samples at the coffeeshops, although some shops have booths at the expo, and some of these booths give free samples, usually in vapor bags.
What does the judges’ pass entitle me to?
The judges pass includes admission to all ceremonies, concerts, seminars and the expo for four days, an event t-shirt and program guide, free bus tours to and from the expo, and the right to vote.
Is the Cup wheelchair-friendly?
Many shops are wheelchair friendly and the main floor of the expo is accessible by wheelchair. We have many wheelchair participants every year and welcome your participation.
I can’t afford the pass. Can I still attend the event?
Yes. You can buy single ticket admission to the expo only for 50 euro – these day passes are not available in advance.
When will the schedule of events be posted?
A preliminary schedule of events that is subject to change is available early in September. The final schedule of events is posted in October here on the Cannabis Cup website.
What hotels are close to the event?
This area of town is known as the Leidseplein and is a good choice for anyone who wants to attend all the concerts as their main priority.
I’m planning a vacation to Amsterdam next year. I would like to acquire a book and/or information on the city. Do you have anything like that?
You can get a lot of free info online by searching “Amsterdam Hotels”; “Amsterdam Travel Guide”; and “Amsterdam Coffeeshops”.
Where do you pre-register for the Cannabis Cup?
There are no preregistration details available yet.
What time is the Sunday party starting?