First:

This competition is a recreational competition only. All Products must be grown and produced in California at a facility licensed under CDPH, CDFA, or the BCC and have a test pass in METRC. All licenses must be brought to show as proof at intake. Competitors must deliver their products and provide their BCC license, Certificate of Analysis, manifest documentation and an invoice for a maximum of $.01 per entry made out to our distribution facility . Entries must be delivered with proper labeling for “High Times” with indication of brand name, product name, and category that you are entering.

Second:

Entries are $500 per entry or $250 per entry with the purchase of a sponsorship. We offer discounts on entries if submitting more than 5 entries. Please contact your High Times Sales Rep or email enterthecup@hightimes.com to complete your entry into the competition. You can pay over the phone by credit card or in person by cash, credit card or check. If paying by check please make check payable to: High Times Productions.

Third:

Once we have payment confirmation, you will receive a follow-up email with all details and instructions of where and when to drop off your competition entries at our official intake dispensary partner.

Fourth:

Entries must be Tested, Packaged, Manifested, & Delivered to official Cup distribution location pursuant to all testing, packaging, labeling, and transportation regulations under California Adult Use cannabis regulations.

Dates to submit product: April 1-2, 2020

Location to submit product: revealed to competitors upon confirmation of entry submission.

Judging & Awards Show: After all entries are submitted and the window is closed, High Times will deliver products in categorical kits to all judges for judging at home using our online scorecard. Judges have 1-2 weeks to judge. Results are tallied and winners are announced during the Awards Show on Sunday, April 19.

Flower/PreRolls: (Retail cannabis that is intended to be inhaled.) (BLIND)

  • Please provide (28) 1-gram samples of flower or pre-rolls with BCC-compliant packaging and labeling. If you have a pre-roll that is more than 1g, please contact Competition@hightimes.com. Please only include the minimum packaging required by law for Flower and Pre-Rolls as these will then be repackaged into blind packaging.

Concentrates:  (Retail cannabis concentrate that is intended to be inhaled.) 

  • Please provide (28) .5-gram samples of concentrates, with BCC-compliant packaging and labeling.

  • 1g samples will NOT be accepted as we risk going over possession limits.

  • Your typical packaging may be included as this category will NOT be blind.

Vape Pens & Cartridges/CBD Vape Pens & Cartridges: (Retail cannabis concentrate that is intended to be inhaled.) 

  • Please provide 28 samples of vape pens and/or cartridges.

  • Each cartridge should be .5g per package, with BCC-compliant packaging and labeling.

  • Your typical packaging may be included as this category will NOT be blind.

  • Please provide a battery for each cartridge. Rubber-band each cartridge in its compliant packaging to the battery.

Edibles/CBD Edibles – Food Items: (Retail cannabis product intended to be consumed orally as a food item including gummies, baked goods, ice creams, and drinks.)

  • Please provide 28 samples of edibles packaged in BCC compliant packaging and labeling

  • Each package may not exceed 100mg of THC.

  • Your typical packaging may be included as this category will NOT be blind.

Edibles/CBD Edibles – NON-Food Items: (Retail cannabis Product intended to be consumed orally as a non-food item such as tinctures, sublinguals, and capsules.)

  • Please provide 28 samples of edibles packaged in BCC compliant packaging and labeling

  • Each package may not exceed 100mg of THC.

  • Your typical packaging may be included as this category will NOT be blind.

Topicals: (Non-edible Retail cannabis Products including ointments, lotions, balms, and  transdermals intended to be applied topically.) 

  • Please provide 28 samples of topicals packaged in BCC compliant packaging and labeling

  • Your typical packaging may be included as this category will NOT be blind.

If you have any unique sample sizing or packaging that you have questions on, please reach out to Competition@hightimes.com