It’s almost time!
The High Times Cannabis Cup Illinois: People’s Choice Edition is back for its second year.
Illinois’ 2021 Cannabis Cup is underway. For the last few days, cultivators have been submitting products for the competition.
The judge kits should be available at participating dispensaries September 11.
Judging the cannabis cup kits is open to Illinois residents. To sign up for a judging kit, fill out High Time’s online form here.
Judging is scheduled to start September 11 and ends November 7.
Winners will be announced November 14.
Cup categories include
Vape Pens & Cartridges
According to High Times, 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 people of the Prairie State.
This event is open to the Illinois public and will see the largest pool of judges in history. This Cannabis Cup is a recreational and medical Cup.
Official intake and retailer partners in which judges can pick up kits include
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
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
For last year’s cup winners, click here.
To read my essay, My Experience Judging the High Times Cannabis Cup, from last year, click here