Blazin’ days are here again as the Summer evening grows…in the Kootenays! Get your flower and get your power in the Sunniest city in B.C., Cranbrook for the FIRST TIME EVER!!

You are not going to want to miss this! Super mom and longtime Cannabis activist Tamara Cartwright is bringing together Craft growers, medical marijuana patients, the canna-curious and enthusiasts for the first ever Cannabis Cup to crown the King or Queen of Cannabis in the Kootenays! Easy to get to with flights from Air Canada, Pacific Coastal or Swoop airlines with plenty of hotel and motel options for an amazing time in one of the true hidden gems of British Columbia. Where the Purple’s are real and the extracts are fresh and full of flavour.

The cannabiz is growing, bursting out everywhere, being consumed by monster corporations but here’s your chance to meet the real craft growers and their most excellent products, up close and personal. Talk shop, judge all the cannabis products or just spend an amazing Summer weekend being entertained with live acts and enjoying the warm evening with like-minded people, comedy and music. This IS the Kootnenays premiere social Cannabis gathering. The original, first and only one of it’s kind. Meet friends, make friends. 

The Green Room comedy star Darryl Makk brings his internationally act on Saturday night. Having previously opened up for Bob Saget, Emo Philips, Englebert Humperdink (who does that?), Mike Macdonald and One-Love, CannaGod Bob Marley, you know this is a show you do not want to miss! One-time only. Opening night Friday features the pop-rock of Dawson Rutledge whose rustic, organic acoustic feel has a warm ‘70s Woodstock vibe to it. Rutledge’s voice and lyrics that will pull you in and keep you captivated. Award-winning, young and on the rise, Dawson brings everything to the stage and leaves nothing behind. Sunday night rounds out with the MC Tamarijuana bringing her unique blend of talk and tunes to entertain, delight and Crown the King or Queen of Cannabis in the Kootenays. 

All this is happening in one of Cranbrooks loveliest Pub settings, Shananigans Pub. With a patio and excellent food specials, this is a Cannabis Cup like no other, real food by real people in one of the most beautiful and peaceful places on Earth. Your munchies have a friend in Shananigans Pub.

Our featured speakers will blow your mind with their perseverance in the business and experience. Mae Moon, owner & publisher of Twelve High Chicks has been working, literally across the Earth to bring sense and sensibility to Cannabis laws and businesses; Sarah MacNeil from our sister province Alberta, canna-mom to Mia’s Temple in Airdie, will speak about her challenges and successes running a shop in Alberta with Special Guest Speaker Caroline Todd out of Nimbin, Australia will let us know how things are in the good’day country of Australia as part of the Nimbin Hemp Embassy. Come get your International Weed On!

A lot of Cannabis Cups only focus on the end product as it should for judges but if you want to start growing yourself, we have three official seed sponsors to choose from, another unique feature of the Kootenay Cannabis Cup, we are putting the power and the plant into everyone’s hands, not just a select few. Here’s your chance to get in on canna-action personally and grow! Crop King Seeds, The BC Bud Depot and Crazy Diamonds Seeds will all have you growing the best plants for you. Don’t get it twisted, we still have the finest Cannabis you can grow and process at the Kootenay Cannabis Cup but we are all about making it a safe and pleasant event for everyone, including those who just want to grow your own stone.

Here’s your chance to make your mark as either the one who decides which is the best Cannabis in the Kootenays or want the Cannabis Cup Crown for yourself, this first time Cannabis Cup is yours to discover and own. Whether you want to just network with like-minded folks building a safe, sociable Kootenay Cannabis scene, hear some amazing comedy, music or what it takes to make it in Cannabis or just have an excuse to enjoy one of the true gorgeous beauties of British Columbia, the Kootenay Cannabis Cup is yours to explore.

Details: August 24, 25, 26, 2018 at Shananigans Pub, 10 12th Ave South, Cranbrook. Judges Kits: $220 CDN (taxes included) includes undisclosed amount of samples, full weekend of entertainment and meal; Weekend Pass for $100 CDN (taxes included) includes swag bag, weekend entertainment, and a meal.