List of cannabis competitions

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This list of cannabis competitions is an index to articles about notable competitions related to cannabis. Many are part of a larger cannabis festival and two are part of a state fair.

Australia and New Zealand[edit]


  • Prairie Harvest Medicinal Marijuana Cup (Saskatoon, 2011–)[3]
  • Tokers Bowl (Vancouver 2002–2005)[4]
  • Toronto Cannabis Cup[3]
  • Winnipeg Cannabis Cup (2016–) [5]

United States[edit]

Vendors at the High Times Alaska Cup, 2018
  • The WEEDYS Awards[citation needed]
  • Best Bud, D.C. State Fair (2015–)[6]
  • Cannabis Cup
  • Cultivation Classic, sun-grown craft cannabis competition (Portland, Oregon 2016–)[7][8][9] and according to Rolling Stone, "the first cannabis flower cup in the world to analyze terpenes and minor cannabinoids of every organic flower sample contending for the award"[10]
  • Dope Cup[11]
  • Emerald Cup[12]
  • High Times Medical Cannabis Cup
  • Northwest Cannabis Classic (Anchorage, Portland, Tacoma, 2015–)[13][14] "a cannabis award show where we have these really awesome trophies that we award to the winners of best indica, best sativa, best hybrid, best concentrate and best edible"
  • Oregon Cannabis Growers' Fair at the Oregon State Fair[15][16]
  • Stony Awards


  1. ^ Cannabis Awards
  2. ^ "Australian Cannabis Cup 2019".
  3. ^ a b Peter Henderson (April 24, 2012), Marijuana growers compete in 'cannabis cups' despite risks,
  4. ^ Ed Rosenthal (2002). Marijuana Varieties from the World's Great Seed Breeders. p. 112. ISBN 0932551629.
  5. ^ Tokers light up in 1st ever Winnipeg Cannabis Cup, CBC News, June 17, 2016
  6. ^ Perry Stein (July 16, 2015), "D.C.'s State Fair will have a marijuana growing competition this year", The Washington Post
  7. ^ Greenberg, Gary (April 5, 2020). "Cannabis Scientists Are Chasing the Perfect High". The New York Times.
  8. ^ Bartlett, Lindsey (May 17, 2019), Craft Growers, Science Nerds to Converge at Cultivation Classic, Weedmaps News
  9. ^ Romero, Morgan (April 24, 2019). "Why is the number of women working in cannabis declining?". Portland: KGW.
  10. ^ Yoshiko, Lauren (April 20, 2018), "The Rolling Stone Guide to Legal Pot: Oregon", Rolling Stone
  11. ^ Jamie Hale (September 21, 2015), "DOPE Cup, cannabis competition and consumption event, coming to Portland in October", The Oregonian
  12. ^ David Downs (December 12, 2016), "Marijuana mega-fest draws record 30,000 to Wine Country", San Francisco Chronicle
  13. ^ C.R. Roberts (August 10, 2015), "Tacoma Armory to host marijuana trade show and seminars — and a cannabis competition", The Olympian
  14. ^ ERNEST JASMIN (19 August 2015), "Classic Cannabis", The Tacoma Weekly, The Northwest Cannabis Classic kicked off in Anchorage, Alaska in May. Tacoma-based promoters Cory and Kendra Wray will hold the two-day event at the Tacoma Armory on Aug. 29 and 30 followed by the finale in Portland in November
  15. ^ Oregon State Fair To Feature Marijuana Competition, KPIX, July 28, 2016
  16. ^ Check Out Some Prize-Winning Weed Plants at the Oregon State Fair, Vice, August 30, 2016