High Times Magazine announced a timeline for the People’s Choice 2022 Cannabis Cup for Illinois. The estimated timeline include
- Intake/Product submissions from July 11–July 13
- Judge Kits available on July 24
- Judging is scheduled to take place from July 24–September 18
A few category changes have been made for the 2022 People’s Choice Cannabis Cup awards. This year’s contest will be hosted earlier than the previous two years and include a few other alterations. For example, this year, the contest is set to have a Recreational and a Medical category.
The recreational category includes Indica Flower, Sativa Flower, Hybrid Flower, Pre-Rolls, Concentrates, Vape Pens & Cartridges, Edibles: Gummies, Edibles: Non-Gummies, and Edibles: Beverages. The Medical category includes Flower, Vape Pens, and Edibles.
Judging kits will be available at the following exclusive dispensaries in Illinois.
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
Ascend, Logan Square – 2847 W. Fullerton Avenue Chicago, IL 60647
Ascend, River North – 216 W. Ohio Street Chicago, IL 60654
Herbal Remedies – 4440 Broadway St Ste 1, Quincy, IL 62305
Herbal Remedies – 1837 Broadway St, Quincy, IL 62301
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
The Award Show is scheduled for Sunday October 2.
According to High Times Magazine, 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.”
For 2020 cup winners, click here.
For the 2021 cup winners, click here.
To read my essay, My Experience Judging the High Times Cannabis Cup, from 2020, click here.
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