Thank you for your interest in the 2021 Saint Paul Winter Carnival Puzzle Contest! The Nation’s Largest Jigsaw Puzzle Contest is brought to you by PuzzleTwist. Two puzzles will be used for the contest this year, see details below.
Our in-person puzzle contest will take place on Saturday, January 30th, 2021, at the Landmark Center.
The contest will feature four divisions:
- Expert/Adult (Puzzle 1)
- Adult 1 (Puzzle 1)
- Adult 2 (Puzzle 1)
- Family – must include one team member under 18 by contest date (Puzzle 2)
Teams are made up of four individuals, and the cost to participate per team is $60. If interested, sign up early! Spots are reduced to 45 teams per division this year to accommodate social distancing guidelines.
NEW! Virtual Event:
We will be holding a virtual puzzle contest on Sunday, January 31st, 2021 via Zoom. Teams of four will enjoy competing remotely against each other from the comfort of their own home! Anyone in the U.S. can participate for $65, price includes shipping. This division will use puzzle 2.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, January 30, 2021 – The Landmark Center
8:00 AM – Expert/Adult Check in
8:15 AM – Expert/Adult Begins
9:45 AM – Expert/Adult Ends
10:00 AM – Adult 1 Check in
10:15 AM – Adult 1 Begins
12:15 PM – Adult 1 ends
12:30 PM – Adult 2 Check in
12:45 PM – Adult 2 Begins
2:45 PM – Adult 2 Ends
3:00 PM – Family Check in **
3:15 PM – Family Begins
5:15 PM – Family Ends
*Family division must include one member under the age of 18 by the contest date
Sunday, January 31, 2021 – Virtually
11:00 AM – Virtual Check in
11:15 AM – Virtual Begins
2:00 PM - Virtual #2 Check In
2:15 PM - Virtual #2 Begins
*Due to COVID-19, information above is subject to change, and the Saint Paul Winter Carnival reserves the right to make changes to the event to ensure the safety of its attendees. Attendees will be notified of any changes made to the event. By registering for this event, I understand that this event is scheduled to occur as a regular puzzle contest event, but may change to a virtual option at any point based on COVID-19/Landmark Center/State of Minnesota Rules. No refunds will be offered.