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Winter Carnival Puzzle Contest

Saturday, Jan 29 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Winners from our Puzzle Competition

are posted HERE

Are you a master at putting puzzles together? Then this is an event for you! Grab your friends or come with your family for a dueling puzzle competition.

Prizes will be awarded to the first 3 teams in each category to complete their 500 piece puzzle in the 2 hour time slot.

The puzzle is manufactured by the company behind PuzzleTwist® branded jigsaw puzzles and will be a special keepsake! The competition will be split into four divisions – 4 people per team:

TO REGISTER: Click on the bracket below and that will take you to the form.

Adult Bracket 1  (Experts and Adults) (Puzzle 1) 

Adult Bracket 2  (Puzzle 1)  

Adult Bracket 3  (Puzzle 1) 

Family Bracket (Puzzle 2) 


Check-in opens at 8 a.m. Onsite registration will also be available as space allows.

*REVISED* Schedule of Events

8:00 AM – Expert/Adult Check in 
8:15 AM –  Expert/Adult Begins
9:45 AM – Expert/Adult Ends

10:00 AM –  Adult 2 Check in
10:15 AM – Adult 2 Begins
12:15 PM – Adult 2 ends

12:30 PM –  Adult 3 Check in 
12:45 PM – Adult 3 Begins
2:45  PM – Adult 3 Ends

3:00 PM –  Family Check in 
3:15 PM – Family Begins
5:15  PM – Family Ends

**The same Puzzle will be used for all adult competitions**

Presented by:

Sponsored by:



ZakCo Puzzleboards, our family-owned business in the Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York is where we design and create practical woodworks for the puzzle community.  We cater to all puzzler personalities and are in constant contact with a vast number of dissectologists who are helping evolve our product line. Our mission is to create products that truly enhance a puzzlers experience, while spreading a message about sustainability and charity. We are lucky to have been involved with some significant interior and exterior woodworking projects in New York City and Upstate New York from which we have gathered useful experience as well as high quality materials.

 ZakCo takes great care to ensure the full satisfaction of our customers and we hope to keep learning and improving with each day, sale and event.   Good luck to all contestants!!


Each member of each 1st place team for all 4 competitions will receive a ZakCo 500 (Value $150 each) 18” x 24” Board for 500 piece puzzles

Each member of each 2nd place team for all 4 competitions will receive a ZakCo Mini-board with Mini Puzzle (Value $50) 10” x 10” Board for Small Puzzles (Assorted Hardwoods)

Each member of each 3rd place team for all 4 competitions will receive a Box Top Holder   (Value $25) Assorted Hardwoods (Walnut, Cherry, Maple)   

Winter Carnival puzzler participants can visit the ZakCo Etsy store and use the code WINTER15 for a 15% discount on all products.      



Saturday, Jan 29
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Landmark Center Cortile
75 W 5th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States