What are cannabis cups?

Cannabis Cups are independently arranged competitions which attract the finest cannabis strains from the most ambitious and talented cannabis seed breeders and suppliers. A cannabis cup win is a prestigious honour for any strain. A cannabis cup contest benchmarks several top strains against each other. The independent judges assess each strain for the effects, taste, aroma and appearance.

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Best cannabis cup winning seeds

The best cannabis cup winning seeds are always popular choices with growers. A cannabis cup win is an independent seal of approval from impartial judges. Only the finest cannabis genetics tend to be entered in cannabis cup contests. When growing a cannabis cup winner you have the peace of mind that your genetics are amongst the finest and best performing available.

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Environment

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Indica/Sativa

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XL

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Feminised

Environment

Indoor/Outdoor

Family

Classics

Flowering time

8 weeks

Indica/Sativa

Hybrid

Yield

XL

THC

Very high

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Cup winner

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Mokum's Tulip®

Gelato X Sherbet

Flowering

Feminised

Environment

Indoor/Outdoor

Family

Classics

Flowering time

8 weeks

Indica/Sativa

Hybrid

Yield

XL

THC

Very high

Cup Winner

Cup winner

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Blueberry X Dark hash-plant

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Autoflower

Environment

Indoor/Outdoor

Family

Blue Family

Seed to harvest

10 weeks

Indica/Sativa

Indica

Yield

XL

THC

Very high

Cup Winner

Cup winner

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Auto Blackberry Kush®

Blueberry X Dark hash-plant

Flowering

Autoflower

Environment

Indoor/Outdoor

Family

Blue Family

Seed to harvest

10 weeks

Indica/Sativa

Indica

Yield

XL

THC

Very high

Cup Winner

Cup winner

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Auto Blackberry Kush®

Blueberry X Dark hash-plant

Flowering

Autoflower

Environment

Indoor/Outdoor

Family

Blue Family

Seed to harvest

10 weeks

Indica/Sativa

Indica

Yield

XL

THC

Very high

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Cup winner

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XL

CBD

15%

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Dutch Charlotte X Red Angel

Flowering

Feminised

Environment

Indoor

Family

CBD-Rich

Flowering time

11 weeks

Indica/Sativa

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Yield

XL

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15%

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Dutch Charlotte X Red Angel

Flowering

Feminised

Environment

Indoor

Family

CBD-Rich

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11 weeks

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XL

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15%

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Cannabis cup FAQ

What are the most popular cannabis cups?

Each cannabis cup organiser will say that their cannabis cup is particularly popular and attracts the best strains. Often the location of the cannabis cup (Europe, North America, South America etc) will define the companies which enter. Popular cannabis cups include the High Times Cup, the High Life Cup, Clouds in the City etc. Important trade shows and expos (such as Spannabis) also featured cannabis cup contests.

How many cannabis cup events are there every year?

You can often find cannabis cups taking place somewhere in the world each month. The cannabis cups can be ‘underground’ or secretly organised in places where cannabis isn’t fully legal. But there are plenty of well attended cannabis cup contests, especially in states/countries with legal cannabis.

What does it take for breeders to participate in cannabis cups?

Normally you need to be a recognised seedbank/breeder or an established cannabis genetic specialist. Often you will only be able to enter one or two strains, this encourages the entrants to submit only the very finest strains for judging.

Are cannabis cups open to the public?

Sometimes they are! Often cannabis cups pride themselves on a panel of expert independent judges. But some cannabis cups sell ‘Judges Packs’ to members of the public who receive samples of all the strains for assessment.

Can you buy seeds or flowers at cannabis cup events?

Yes you can, especially if you are at a cannabis cup event in a state/country where cannabis is legal. The USA and Canada enjoy several cannabis cups where visitors can buy their cannabis seeds (autoflower seeds or feminised seeds) alongside their cannabis cup winning buds!