Best in Grass

Find Your High.
Find Your Why.

Accessible, well-curated judging kits. Find your state. Find your products. Find your strain. Help brands improve.

Best in Flower - 
Best in Pre-Rolls & Infused Pre-Rolls - 
Best in Rosin & Non-Rosin Vape Pens and Cartridges - 
Best in Concentrates - 
Best in Edibles - 
Best in Beverage - 
Best in Flower - 
Best in Pre-Rolls & Infused Pre-Rolls - 
Best in Rosin & Non-Rosin Vape Pens and Cartridges - 
Best in Concentrates - 
Best in Edibles - 
Best in Beverage - 

Live! While
Supplies Last

Other competions

OKLAHOMA 2024

July 8-10 : Intake at 710 Trading in OKC

July 16-17 : Transport to all retailers

July 20 : Kits on sale!

Sunday, September 22 : Judging deadline

Tuesday, October 8 : Winners will be announced live in-person event @ The Enclave

Illinois 2024

July 29-August 2: Intake at each retailer Facility across Illinois – Curaleaf, GTI, LuxLeaf, NuEra, Viola, Enlightened, Revolution Cannabis, Village, etc

August 3-7: Organizing products, packing Judge Kits at each retailer location

August 10: Kits on sale!

Sunday, October 13: Judging deadline

Tuesday, October 29: Winners will be announced live in-person event (Pending venue avails)

Rhode Island

September 9-11:
Intake at Hangar 420 in Providence, RI.

September 12-16 (working over weekend): Organizing products, packing Judge Kits, prepping for transport to each retailer

September 17-19: Transport to all retailers

September 17-20: Retailers receive, enter into POS, and ramp up promo

September 21: Judge Kits on sale across the State

Sunday, November 17: Judging deadline

Tuesday, December 10: Winners will be announced live in-person event

New Mexico

October 14-16: Intake at one Prohibition 37 Distribution Facility 

October 17-21: Organizing products, packing Judge Kits, prepping for transport to each retailer

October 22-23: Transport to all retailers

October 23-25: Retailers receive, enter into POS, and ramp up promo

October 26: Kits on sale!

Sunday, December 29: Judging deadline

Tuesday, January 14 (Pending venue avails): Winners will be announced live in-person event

Arizona

November 11-13: Intake at Goldsmith Extracts Facility

November 14-17 (Over the weekend): Organizing products, packing Judge Kits, prepping for transport to each retailer

November18-19: Transport to all retailers

November 18-22: Retailers receive, enter into POS, and ramp up promo

November 23: Kits on sale!

Sunday, January 26: Judging deadline

February 4: Winners will be announced live in-person event (Pending venue avails)

The Low Down

It's Kind of a
BiG Deal

We’re taking the best of cultivators and processors and putting them into one-of-a-kind Judge Kits distributed by dispensaries across the state. Become the judge. Give feedback. Find your high.

About Us

Best in Grass comes to you from former High Times competition executives and a confluence of operations, branding, and cannabis veterans.

FAQs

What is Best in Grass?

The Best in Grass (BiG) Awards are born from a combined 12 years of experience running the world’s largest cannabis competitions. The competition serves to identify and award the best licensed cannabis products in each State around the country. Cultivators and processors will submit their best products into the competition, the BiG team will create one-of-a-kind Judge Kits to be distributed by dispensaries across the state, and real everyday consumers will anonymously judge all products at home over 4-8 weeks. All of this feedback will go back to the entrants as a value add. Best of all, the competitors, judges, and brands will celebrate in-person at a LIVE event where the winners will be crowned.

How does this benefit the Brands?

For Brands, this is a sampling opportunity to get your brand and products into the hands of dispensary buyers, as well as hundreds of new customers who will provide feedback on your entries, plus thousands of impressions. Judges are rating your products on criteria such as Visual Appeal, Aroma, Taste, and Effects, plus comments. All of the data submitted for a brand’s products will be provided to them after the Awards Show.

How does this benefit the Retailers?

For Retailers, your customers want unique offerings at an affordable price. They want to try new brands and new products to see what they like and what they dislike. The Best in Grass Judge Kits are a unique, one-of-a-kind offering of various products and brands from across the State. Best in Grass will hand-select an exclusive network of dispensaries across each state to be the only dispensaries in the State to have these Judge Kits, provide targeted marketing support to drive digital and physical traffic to each dispensary to purchase the Judge Kits, and offer incentives for these customers (the Judges) to complete their judging and return back to the dispensary for additional purchase using a credit paid for by Best in Grass.

What categories does the competition include?

Categories will range from State to State, and will typically include some or all of the following:
  1. Indica Flower
  2. Sativa Flower
  3. Hybrid Flower
  4. Infused Flower/ Moon Rocks
  5. Pre-Rolls
  6. Infused Pre-Rolls (Solvent and Non-Solvent)
  7. Solvent Concentrates
  8. Non-Solvent Concentrates
  9. Non-Rosin Vape Pens & Cartridges
  10. Rosin Vape Pens & Cartridges
  11. Edibles: Gummies
  12. Edibles:  Non-Gummies
  13. Syrups & Beverages
  14. Topicals, Tinctures, Capsules.

How does a brand participate in the Best in Grass competition?

You may participate by being either a State-licensed cultivator or processor, with all products properly tested and in the State’s track and trace system, and who registers in advance to reserve an entry slot to submit into the competition. Please email us at BestinGrass.io/contact.

How does a brand sponsor the Best in Grass competition?

We love working with brands big and small, far and wide, who are dedicated to providing value to the cannabis industry. These sponsors want their brand to get valuable impressions and engagement from high-value cannabis enthusiasts and brands. Sound like you? Email us at BestinGrass.io/contact

How do I become a Judge for Best in Grass competition?

Come one, come all! This competition is open to the public and will see thousands of Judges in each State. From the longtime storied smokers with discerning tastes, to the new soccer mom who wants to test out a lotion or edible instead of alcohol at the end of the day. Judge Kits will be available for purchase on a first-come, first-serve basis on the day of on-sale in each state for each competition. Sign up for updates at BestinGrass.io/Judge to be the first to get notifications on the dispensary locations, categories of Kits, pricing, and more Judging instructions and incentives.

Will there be a live event with the Awards Show?

Yes! Bringing the community together to celebrate the top brands and products in each State is one of our top priorities. Our events will be intimate, 1-day events focused on highlighting the winners of the Best in Grass awards show, with limited opportunities available for on-site activations, sponsorships, and other branding placement opportunities.