About The Arizona 420 Festival
The Arizona 420 Festival is a annual semi private gathering in celebration of freedom and choice with live national and local music, comedy, and Djs along with other visual and mentally stimulating entertainment. The annual event is host to many other events with in such as The Arizona Grower’s Cup, The Green Carpet Awards, Soulman’s 420 Pool Party, The Arizona 420 Expo, and the Sunday Sidewalk Job Fair
The 2014 Festival is being held this year at the 17,000 square foot, 258 rooms Crowne Plaza Hotel with 5 stages of national & local live entertainment, 2 night clubs spinning your favorites all night long, 2 pool parties going on 24 hours a day, national and local education speakers and classes, a 52 room delivery mall for patients and the patient’s choice awards, a 52 booth vendor expo that for the first time being opened to the public for free both Saturday & Sunday with the patient’s choice awards, and the Sunday Sidewalk Job Fair that is open free to both job seekers and companies looking to hire new employees…
The Grower’s Cup is a non-profit annually held blind competition to celebrate and honor legal MMJ farmers and the MMJ medication they produce through extensive testing based on the medical mechanics of the strain and blind sampling. This private event is hosted during the Arizona 420 Festival and ends the event with The Green Carpet Awards at 7pm on the last day of the festival. The Grower’s Cup is planning to expand in 2015 to other legal states.
The 2014 Grower’s Cup in Arizona will host up to 100 different entries and tested by 80 legal MMJ patients/judges that are chosen by drawing from various entry locations for Free to be one of the official Judges of the 2014 Arizona Grower’s Cup. Over 7 sessions during the 3 day period each judge will sample every entry from each of the categories of flower & edibles and score them on question cards as they sample each entry. The Scores are tallied up following the last session based on lab testing and judges score cards. All winners chosen will be announced live at the Green Carpet Awards will receive various prizes from Supporting Sponsors and The Grower’s Cup trophies and certificates to display and keep. The 3 main Cup Trophies are returning awards to be defended or passed over to the next Grower’s Cup, Baker’s Cup, or Glass Cup Champion each annual season.