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Costs and Logistics for Emerald Cup and CA State Fair Submittals

 

DEADLINES

  • Emerald Cup:

    • If Testing is Needed:

      • Wednesday, February 16 = Flower in Backroads Distribution for testing

      • Monday, February 21 - Wednesday, February 23 = Flower packaged

      • Friday, February 24 = Flower submitted to participating drop off site

    • If No Testing is Needed:

      • Wednesday, February 23 = Arrange pick up

      • Friday, February 24 = Flower submitted to drop off site

  • State Fair:

    • If Testing is Needed:

      • Wednesday, March 16 = Flower in Backroads Distribution for testing

      • Monday, March 21 - Wednesday, March 23 = Flower packaged

      • Thursday, March 24 = Flower submitted to drop off site

    • If No Testing is Needed:

      • Wednesday, March 23 = Arrange pick up

      • Thursday, March 24 = Flower submitted to drop off site

 

LOGISTICS

  • Testing

    • Backroads Distribution can test just the amount you would like to submit to the competition, or the full amount of a COA test which is 50 lbs and can store your product based on our storage rates. 

  • Packaging

    • Flower will be packed with the logo/name of your farm. Packaging only available in jars or pre-rolls.

    • If you need graphic design, we can connect you with some options with their rates.

 

COSTS – Covered by the Farm

  • Submittals

    • Emerald Cup = $500

    • State Fair = Individual cultivar: $250. Discounts for multiple cultivar submissions:

  • Testing

    • Varies from $420 - $550

  • Packaging

    • Graphic Design help = varies

    • Jar packaging = $1/jar

    • Joint Packaging = varies

  • Transportation

    • Varies on participating farms and pick up/drop-off locations. Email or call for more information.