The High Times Cannabis Cup Illinois: People's Choice Edition is aimed to identify and award the best cannabis products in all of Illinois, all across a wide range of different categories, all to be judged by the great people of the Land of Lincoln.

This event will be the third-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!

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2022 ESTIMATED TIMELINE:

July 11 – July 13: Intake/Product submissions
July 24: Judge Kits Available across Illinois
July 24 – September 18: Judging Timeframe
Award Show: Sunday, October 2 at 4:20pm CT

2022 Cup Categories:

Recreational:
Indica Flower
Sativa Flower
Hybrid Flower
Pre-Rolls
Concentrates
Vape Pens & Cartridges
Edibles: Gummies
Edibles: Non-Gummies
Edibles: Beverages

Medical:
Flower
Vape Pens
Edibles

EXCLUSIVE DISPENSARIES OF JUDGE KITS:

  • Ascend – 114 Commerce Ln, Fairview Heights, IL 62208
  • Ascend – 3201 Horizon Dr, Springfield, IL 62703
  • Ascend – 9820 S. Ridgeland Avenue Chicago Ridge, IL 60185
  • Ascend – 5648 S. Archer Chicago, IL 60638
  • Herbal Remedies – 4440 Broadway St Ste 1, Quincy, IL 62305
  • Herbal Remedies – 1837 Broadway St, Quincy, IL 62301
  • MOCA, Logan Square – 2847 W. Fullerton Avenue Chicago, IL 60647
  • MOCA, River North – 216 W. Ohio Street Chicago, IL 60654
  • Rise, Mundelein – 1325 Armour Blvd, Mundelein, IL, 60060
  • Rise, Effingham – 1011 Ford Ave, Suite #C, Effingham, IL, 62401
  • Rise, Joliet – Rock Creek: 1627 Rock Creek Blvd, Joliet, IL, 60431
  • Rise, Niles – 9621 N Milwaukee Ave, Niles, IL 60714
  • The Herbal Care Center – 1301 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL
  • Zen Leaf, St Charles – 714 Illinois Ave, St. Charles, IL
  • Zen Leaf, Aurora – 740 Illinois Rte 59, Aurora, IL
  • Zen Leaf, Evanston – 1804 Maple Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
  • Zen Leaf, Lombard – 783 Butterfield Rd, Lombard, IL
  • Zen Leaf, Naperville – 1516 N Naper Blvd, Naperville
  • Zen Leaf, Prospect Heights – 1434 E Rand Rd, Prospect Heights, IL
  • Zen Leaf, West Loop – 222 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL

Please contact us below for details on entry requirements and pricing: