Judging (Entry date December 1st to December 31st)

Achieving fairness and equality in the competition hinges on a meticulous judging process. To achieve this, timely submission of entries from all applicants is essential. This enables us to employ our unique method, ensuring uniform entries upon submission. Our judging process incorporates statistical methods and new technologies to reduce potential errors. Transparency is key to any voting process and we will release our results and scoring at the end of the competition listed on our website. 

Who can compete?

Jade Cup is open to OMMA regulated grow operations and processors.

Entry Requirements

Read below for full details on preparing your entry for submission and other requirements for each category

Please Note: Failure to adhere to ALL Requirements may result in being disqualified from competition. Additionally, Jade Cup associates want to foster a positive community environment. Please be respectful towards our staff. Unprofessional or harmful behavior will result in immediate disqualification.

All Entries

After you fill out the JADE CUP ENTRY FORM, a team coordinator will be in touch to give final entry instructions including how to pay for your submission. JADE CUP TEAM MEMBER will review your entry submission and once approved, send you instructions on how to schedule your PRODUCT ENTRY APPOINTMENT.

Attestation, & Residency Requirements:

-All contestants must fill out and complete all sections of the JADE CUP ENTRY FORM, by doing so you are attesting that you have read, understand, and will abide by the JADE CUP Official Rules & Entry Guidelines during the entire competition.

-All contestants must provide a valid Oklahoma, non-expired, government issued photo ID that shows they are at least 21 years of age at the time of submitting JADE CUP ENTRY FORM & again at their PRODUCT ENTRY APPOINTMENT.

How to enter, Fees, & Deadlines

HOW TO ENTER & PAY:

1. Read all Official Rules & Guidelines.

2. As soon as possible, secure your entry spot by completing the JADE CUP ENTRY FORM.

3. A Jade Cup Coordinator will review your registration and once accepted, you will be sent final instructions including payment and how to setup your PRODUCT ENTRY APPOINTMENT (Crucial as applicants will need to be present to sign off packaging release with coordinator to sign of compliant acceptance form with proprietary packaging)

Visit the FAQ page for more information about JADE CUP ENTRY APPOINTMENTS

Please note: Each individual entry requires a separate registration & fee.

ENTRY FEE: The entry fee for the Jade Cup Cannabis Competition ($_______) includes your ticket to attend the Jade Cup Festival.

The entry fee covers some of the costs listed below:

$50 – Administrative support and judging expenses
$______- Analytic testing by one of our Official Lab Partner, __________ Testing Labs
$25 – Jade Cup Competitors and Sponsors party

ENTRY SUBMISSION DEADLINE:

To allow for adequate testing and judging time, all submission entries must be received by Jade Cup Affiliates before Saturday __________________. Please note, PRODUCT ENTRY APPOINTMENTS will be limited and scheduled on a first come first serve basis.

Deadline: All submissions must be received by Jade Cup Affiliates before Saturday

Please visit the FAQ page for answers to your questions and for more information about the submission entry deadline.

Awards

With current laws, this year’s competition will only be open to OMMA licensed cultivated and processed cannabis. All entries will compete in competition scored by judges and lab results for the Overall Champion, Flower Indoor, Flower Mixed Lighting, Concentrates, and Non Solventless concentrates, Please continue in the document for details about each of these competitions.

Grand Champion: Awarded

1st Place Flower Indoor: Winners Awarded
2nd Place Runner up: Awarded

1st Place Flower Mixed Lighting
2nd Place Runner up: Awarded

1st Place Concentrates: Awarded
2nd Place Runner up: Awarded

1st Place Solventless Concentrates: Awarded
2nd Place Runner up: Awarded

Submissions and Judging

Flower:

Category Description: Flower categories include all Sativa and Indica Hybrids can include any combination of Indica or Sativa below 70 percent (60/40, 50/50 and so on).

Competition Packaging Details Your ______ (__)-gram entry. Each Entry must clearly state the name of the strain, category and company name. This should be done ONLY ONCE on the exterior of the container that holds your entry.
Jade Cup Coordinators will implement its proprietary standard operating procedures to distribute and store applicant products.

Judging and Scoring Info The ______ categories to be scored from by each Judge are as follows:


Judging Criteria & Points

  • Unique Terpene Profile – 15%
  • Unique Cannabinoid Profile -15%
  • Overall Appearance -10%
  • Aroma- 10%
  • Flavor – -10%
  • Experience – 40%

Lab Analysis Criteria & Points

Cannabinoid Analysis 35% : determined to have the highest percentage of 14 cannabinoids, by our Official Lab Partner ________

These cannabinoids include; THC, THCA, CBD, and CBDA, CBC, CBCA, CBD, CBDA, CBDV, CBDVA, CBG, CBGA, CBN, ∆8-THC, ∆9-THC, THCA, THCV, THCVA

Terpene Analysis 65%: determined to have the highest percentage of 23 terpenes commonly found in cannabis by our Official Lab Partner ___________

These terpenes include; α-Pinene, Camphene, β-Myrcene, β-Pinene, 3-Carene, α-Terpinene, δ-Limonene, Eucalyptol, y-Terpinene, Terpinolene, Linalool, Fenchone, Isopulegol, Borneol, Terpineol, Geraniol, β-Caryophyllene, α-Humulene, Valencene, cis-Nerolidol, trans-Nerolidol, Guaiol, α-Bisabolol

Influencers

Nitrogen Storage

Labs

Nitrogen Storage

People’s Choice

Entry Per Category

Dear Cannabis Enthusiasts,

We are thrilled to introduce you to an exciting and groundbreaking event – Jade Cup. It is with great pleasure that we extend this invitation to you, our valued participants and potential contenders.

Jade Cup is not just any competition; it’s a celebration of passion, skill, and innovation. Whether you are a seasoned expert in the cannabis industry or just getting started, this competition offers a platform for you to showcase your talents and be recognized on a grand stage.

Our competition boasts a diverse range of categories, including Indoor, Sungrown, Mixed Lighting, Solvent, Solventless, and an exclusive title for the “Overall Champion.” This format has been designed to cater to a wide spectrum of talents and techniques within the cannabis industry and create a vibrant atmosphere of competition and camaraderie.

At Jade Cup, we take consumer safety and responsible practices seriously. Our stringent rules and guidelines ensure that all participants adhere to the highest standards, including avoiding prohibited pesticides and growth regulators. Furthermore, we collaborate with trusted Testing Partners to guarantee compliance and product quality, thus ensuring the well-being of all consumers.

Our objectives for the Jade Cup go beyond just competition. We aim to achieve three important goals:

Celebrate: We want to celebrate the remarkable talents of the cannabis industry enthusiasts and cultivators in Oklahoma who have made this industry what it is today.

Educate: Our mission is to educate the community about safety, best practices, and the art of cannabis cultivation. We believe that knowledge empowers individuals and enhances the industry as a whole.

Advocate: Jade Cup is not just an event; it’s a movement. We aim to prepare and equip enthusiasts and patients with the information to grow with the best available practices.

We are excited about the incredible potential of this competition and the positive impact it will have on cannabis enthusiasts and the community at large.

Whether you’re a dedicated cultivator, an industry professional, or simply someone interested in witnessing the best in cannabis growers and breeders, we welcome you to be part of this journey.

Stay tuned for more updates, and be ready to immerse yourself in the culture of Jade Cup.

Thank you for your enthusiasm, and we look forward to seeing you at Jade Cup!

Sincerely,

Jade Hydro Managment