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 email@example.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.
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
Karen Puzzles - (168K subscribers)
Addicted 2 Puzzles - (2.27K subscribers)
Maxine the Puzzle Queen - (1.29K subscribers)
Jigsaw Jubie - (1.11K subscribers)
Puzzle Wacko - (534 subscribers)
Puzzle Bees - (448 subscribers)
For the Love of Puzzles - (192 subscribers)
Andre F - (6.35K subscribers - INACTIVE)
Puzzle Dude - (595 subscribers - INACTIVE)
Puzzled Puzzler - (118 subscribers - INACTIVE)
- Twitch Streamers
Subscriber counts updated on 07/09/2022
- Puzzle Factory Tours / How Its Made
- Puzzle Art and Design
- Benefits of Jigsaw Puzzles
Hosted by Christopher and Danyelle Sivillo of Over-Bored Puzzles, this podcast is all things jigsaw puzzles, while also focusing on mental health awareness. It's chalked full of interviews and guest appearances from puzzlers in the community/industry. Mental health advocates will also be highlighted to discuss the many benefits jigsaw puzzles provide to our overall mental health. If you or somebody you know loves puzzles, this is the podcast to listen to, as we're all truly Living the Puzzle.
Available on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/living-the-puzzle/id1601353982
- Company Blogs
- Facebook Groups
Member counts as of 07/09/2022
- Trade / Sell
- USA / Canada
Jigsaw Puzzles Sell or Trades USA/Canda (8.8K members)
Jigsaw Puzzles For Sale or Swap USA (5.8 members)
San Diego Jigsaw Puzzlers - Puzzle Swap (311 members)
Jigsaw Puzzle Swap - Raleigh, NC (125 members)
Jigsaw Puzzle Swap Clevand, TN (37 members)
Las Vegas Jigsaw Puzzle Swap Group (41 members)
West Hartford Jigsaw Puzzle Swap / Exchange (138 members)
Round Rock, TX Jigsaw Puzzle Swaps (47 members)
- Australia / New Zealand
- Unspecified Region
- Available on Amazon
- Out of Print
Jigsaw Puzzles: An Illustrated History and Price Guide (1990) -- by Anne D. Williams
The Jigsaw Puzzle Book (1982) -- by Linda Hannas
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.
- 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.
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.
St. Paul Winter Carnival Puzzle Contest (St. Pual) This annual competition is billed as "The Nation's Largest Jigsaw Puzzle Competition".
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.
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.
- Jigsaw Puzzle Brands
- All Brands
- Wooden Puzzles Brands
- Woman Owned or Founded
- Native American Owned or Founded
- Made in Canada
- Made in England
- Made in USA
- Puzzle Retailers
- Online Retailers
- Brick and Mortar Retailers
- Woman Owned or Founded
- Puzzle Accessories
- Puzzle Boards