Hemp Cup 2023!
The High Times Hemp Cup is a nationwide competition for the best hemp-derived products. Hemp cultivators, processors and brands around the country submit their products into the competition, which are then packaged by High Times into assorted Judge Kits. These judge’s kits are then distributed across the country for consumers to test and judge each product inside of their kit. Get your kit today and help crown the best Hemp products in the country.
Non-Psychoactive Hemp Cup - Smokeables (Flower, Pre-Rolls, Concentrates and Vape Pens) - Official Judge Box (36 items)(K8)
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Legal Psychoactive Concentrates and Vape Pens (D8, D10, HHC, THC-O) Official Judge Box (18-19 items)(K4 or K5)
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JUDGING - Due April 2, 2023!
Within each Kit, you will receive a Judge's Access Card which provides an access code and link to log onto the High Times Hemp Cup Judging Portal. All items must be judged by the deadline of April 2, 2023. If you receive products that you will not be able to judge, we kindly ask you to make your best effort to find a friend who can complete the judging for you under your email.
All Certificates of Analysis (COA) can be found at the link at the bottom of the homepage. If you have any questions, please contact Competition@hightimes.com
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What is the High Times Hemp Cup?
The High Times Hemp Cup is a nationwide competition for the best hemp-derived products. Hemp cultivators, processors and brands around the country submit their products into the competition, which are then packaged by High Times into assorted Judge Kits. These judge’s kits are then distributed across the country for consumers to test and judge each product inside of their kit. The kits have a minimum cost paid by the judge to cover shipping, handling and baseline expenses.
When is the High Times Hemp Cup?
The High Times Hemp Cup accepts products from brands from January 30-February 3.
Judge Kits become available to the public for ordering on February 10 at HTHempCup.com.
Judge Kits will be shipped to a valid US address only. There is no pick up option.
Judges will have until April 2 to complete judging for all products in their Kits.
What is hemp and hemp-derived products?
Hemp-derived products are products that come from the Hemp plant, the sister of the cannabis plant. These products may include high levels of CBD, CBG, CBN and other non-psychoactive compounds that contain therapeutic properties. All products are under .3% Delta-9 THC and are federally legal for possession and consumption as stated in the Farm Bill. With new products coming into the market, legal psychoactive cannabinoids such as Delta 8, Delta 9, Delta 10, HHC, THC-O and more are all federally legal compounds that may be found in the Legal Psychoactive Judge Kits. All Certificates of Analysis showing CBD, THC and other cannabonoids and compounds in each product are available on our Hemp Cup shopping site at the bottom of the homepage. If you need more clarity, please seek further information online before making your purchase.
How do I become a Hemp Cup judge?
Judge Kits will be sold online until they are sold out.. Anyone who is interested in becoming a judge may do so by ordering starting on February 10. If you purchase a Judge Kit, you MUST test and submit scores and comments for all products. If you receive products you cannot consume or judge yourself, please find a friend who can help you complete the judging. All of your feedback is important and is anonymously sent to the brands who submitted their product. For more info and updates, please submit your info at CannabisCup.com/Preregister
What comes inside of a Hemp Cup Kit?
Hemp Cup kits will be assortments of Hemp-derived products from various brands, all contained inside of a High Times Hemp Cup box that is 12”x18”x4” in dimensions. There are usually about 180 different products in the competition spread across multiple different types of kits.
Each kit will include products from the following categories of hemp-derived products:
Concentrates & Extracts
Topical lotions, Salves, Oils, and Balms
Sublinguals and Tinctures
Once I receive my kit, what do I do?
Each Hemp Cup Judge Kit comes with a Judges Card which gives you a link to the High Times Judge Portal and the access code for the specific Judge Kit type you have. Judges will access the Judge Portal to find a list of products within their kit and can choose the product they are testing, then submit their scores and feedback based on the portal’s questions and criteria. Please leave detailed comments in the comments section, and include a description of your entire experience with the product.
Is there a maximum number of kits I can buy?
Judge Kit purchases are limited to 1 of each kit type per person, or Kit A and Kit B of a split-category style kit. This helps us ensure that all products are judged properly.
What if there is a product in the kit I do not know how to judge? Can someone help me?
Yes! We want all products to be judged, so if you cannot judge all products, please ask friends and family to help. Please have them input your email address that you provided when purchasing so we can ensure we see scores from your account for all products.
How do I enter the next Hemp Cup Competition with my products?
Please email Advertising@HighTimes.com now.
Please email Competition@HighTimes.com
Certificates of Analysis can be found here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/10_v_MeI2Xl409Kss-pNOWSQlSk0wvYfv?usp=sharing