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The High Times Cannabis Cup Illinois: People’s Choice Edition is aimed to identify and award the best cannabis products in Illinois, across a wide range of different categories, all to be judged by the great people of the Prairie State.
This event will be the second-ever competition that is open to the Illinois public and will see the largest pool of judges in history. This is a sampling dream to get your products into the hands of hundreds of new customers who will provide feedback on your entries, plus thousands of impressions. May the best products win!
This Cannabis Cup is a recreational AND medical Cup. All Products must be grown and produced in Illinois at a facility licensed under the Department of Agriculture and be in compliance with all Department of Agriculture rules. Each entry must have a test pass in BioTrack.
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Official Intake and Retailer Partners:

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EXCLUSIVE JUDGE KIT RETAILERS:

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Ascend Chicago Ridge: 9820 S Ridgeland Ave, Chicago Ridge, IL
Ascend Fairview Heights: 114 Commerce Ln, Fairview Heights, IL
Ascend by MOCA River North: 216 W Ohio St, Chicago, IL
Ascend Springfield: 3201 Horizon Dr, Springfield, IL
Zen Leaf Aurora: 740 Illinois Rte 59, Aurora, IL
Zen Leaf St Charles: 3714 Illinois Ave, St. Charles, IL
The Herbal Care Center: 1301 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL
Zen Leaf Highland Park: 1460 Old Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, IL
Zen Leaf Lombard: 783 Butterfield Rd, Lombard, IL
Zen Leaf Naperville: 1516 N Naper Blvd, Naperville, IL
Zen Leaf Prospect Heights: 1434 E Rand Rd, Prospect Heights, IL
Zen Leaf West Loop: 222 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL

ESTIMATED TIMELINE:

September 1-3: Competition Product Submissions
September 11: Judge Kits Available
September 11-November 7: Judging deadline
November 14: Winners announced!

CUP CATEGORIES:

Indica Flower

Sativa Flower

Hybrid Flower

Pre-Rolls

Concentrates

Vape Pens & Cartridges

Edibles: Gummies

Edibles: Non-Gummies

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

Flower: (228) 1g samples

Pre-Rolls: (228) samples around 1-2g

Concentrates & Vapes: (228) .5g samples

Edibles: (100) Samples under 100mg THC each

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