Puzzle Parade

Resources for the Puzzle Community

This is a growing list of resources for the jigsaw puzzle community. If you would like to add your company, YouTube channel, event or other puzzle related resource, please send an email to puzzleparade@gmail.com. Check back often, as this list will continue growing. If people find this useful, I will make it prettier and easier to navigate.

  • Instagram Live Streams

    • People Who Puzzle

      • Watch it @jigsaw_junkies, Fridays @ 5PM (Pacific).

      • Collaborations, interviews, reviews and great conversation.

    • Buzzle Prunch

      • Watch it @buzzleprunch, Saturdays @ 8AM (Pacific)

      • @puckingfuzzles and @rachel28star do puzzle things, and some other stuff.

  • YouTube Channels

Subscriber counts updated on 07/08/2022

  • Twitch Streamers

Subscriber counts updated on 07/09/2022

  • Facebook Groups

Member counts as of 07/09/2022

  • Out of Print

    • Jigsaw Puzzles: An Illustrated History and Price Guide (1990) -- by Anne D. Williams

    • The Jigsaw Puzzle Book (1982) -- by Linda Hannas

    • The one, the only, the original jigsaw puzzle book (1983) -- by Louis Sabin and Francene Sabin

  • Events

  • Puzzle Parley The Puzzle Parley is the premier biennial meeting of wooden jigsaw puzzle collectors, designers, cutters, restorers, and enthusiasts in the USA.

  • Jigsaw Puzzle International Convention An annual convention for puzzle enthusiasts and brands, that held its inaugural event in July 2022.

  • Competitions

  • International

    • World Jigsaw Puzzle Championship

      • The World Jigsaw Puzzle Championship is a skill competition that recognizes and rewards the most skilled puzzle assemblers in the world. It is sponsored by the World Jigsaw Puzzle Federation, an organization made up of Associations and fans from more than 50 countries.

  • Local

    • Southern California

      • Pacific Puzzlers (San Diego and Orange counties) Organizes sponsored puzzle competitions at local venues, about twice monthy. Check out their schedule and register, as some events sell out.

    • Texas

      • Hope For Three Jigsaw Puzzle Competion (Surgarland) An annual competition hosted by Hope For Three, a non-profit advocay group, that provides resources an support for families living with autism.

    • Minnesotta

  • Organizations

    • World Jigsaw Puzzle Federation

      • The World Jigsaw Puzzle Federation is an international organization dedicated to jigsaw puzzles. It follows the Olympic standard, and brings together puzzlers from around the world for World Jigsaw Puzzle Championship (WJPC). Goals of the World Jigsaw Puzzle Federation are to organize and supervise the World Jigsaw Puzzle Championship (WJPC) and to achieve the acknowledgment of jigsaw puzle competitions as a sport.

    • USA Jigsaw Puzzle Association

      • Established in 2020, the USA Jigsaw Puzzle Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a nationwide community for jigsaw puzzle enthusiasts, establishing a framework for competitive jigsaw puzzling events, and acting as the United States representative and official liaison with the World Jigsaw Puzzle Federation.

    • Australian Jigsaw Puzzle Association

      • Brings the jigsaw puzzle community of Australia together by organising, supporting and promoting events and activities across Australia. Throughout every year, the AJPA runs and hosts the National and State Jigsaw Puzzle Competitions bringing jigsaw puzzlers closer together. The AJPA is the Australian branch of the World Jigsaw Puzzle Federation.