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VIC State Jigsaw Puzzle Competition

Saturday 9th April 2022 @ 10am – 1pm (Pairs) & 2 – 5pm (Individual)
Malvern Town Hall – 1251 High St, Malvern 3144

Compete in Pairs and Individual division

$50 per pair – 500pc puzzle – 3hrs to complete
$30 per puzzler- 500pc puzzle – 3hrs to complete

Prizes to be won for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Tickets available at Eventbrite.

NSW State Jigsaw Puzzle Competition

Sunday 24th April 2022 @ 9 – 1pm (Teams) & 2 – 5pm (Individual)
Marrickville Town Hall – 303 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville

Compete in Teams of 4 and Individual division

$100 per team – 1000pc puzzle – 4hrs to complete
$25 per puzzler- 500pc puzzle – 3hrs to complete

Prizes to be won for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Tickets available at Eventbrite.

TRAVELLING PUZZLE

Mr Chocolate’s Travelling Puzzle

How does the travelling puzzle work?

  1. You receive the puzzle
  2. You complete the puzzle
  3. You take and post a snap of the puzzle on the AJPA Facebook page
  4. You write a small entry in the included diary
  5. You send the puzzle to its next recipient (at your own expense)
  • I thought I would say the event was spot on, well managed and the young lady on the mic had excellent energy, which spread in the room. My son and I really enjoyed the challenge.

    Matthew Fong, QLD

  • Just wanted to say a big thank you to all you guys at the Australian Jigsaw Puzzle Association for opening up the opportunity to compete in the 1st QLD puzzle competition yesterday. Nathan my husband has cerebral palsy and has been working hard over the past 6 months or so at getting better each day with puzzles. We started for the purpose of hand therapy to assist with his poor fine motor function and to keep him mentally sharp as covid prevented him from engaging in his much needed physical therapy. He’s come a super long way, starting off with very small kids puzzles with 26 pieces which at first took him hours all the way to helping me do 1000 piece puzzles and 500 in just 1.5 hours. I’m so very proud of him, I know how challenging it is to not only go to a new place with lots of people he doesn’t know but to on command solve a very intricate puzzle. We’re excited for next years comp, and already decided we’re going to deck out in puzzle paraphernalia.

    Kerryanne Slachter, QLD

  • A huge thank you to the organisers @australianjigsawpuzzle for putting on a fantastic event and to the volunteers that kept it running smoothly! Your hard work and long hours are greatly appreciated.

    Anneka Thompson, QLD

  • An incredible day spent! Such a great turn out, I hope everyone had as much fun puzzling as I did volunteering. Thank you to all the sponsors and a huge thank you to AJAP, FunBox and Mind Games for making this happen! Can’t wait for next year!

    Kobie Wallace, QLD

  • Thank you to Australian Jigsaw Puzzle Association and D’Arne Healy and Kim Nguyen for an awesome qld jigsaw puzzle comp today! And thank you to all the helpers and competitors too! So much fun!

    Elle Wu, QLD

  • I’ve loved jigsaw puzzles since I was a toddler and never dreamed there would be such thing as a jigsaw puzzle competition. What an amazing event … and winning first place in the individual division was the icing on the cake! Thanks to the organisers and sponsors for making it happen. And special thanks to my wonderful sister Paula Hayes. Seriously!

    Monica Schaak, QLD

  • I would just like to send my sincere thanks for the jigsaw competition at Sandgate yesterday and basically this group. I have been a huge fan of Jigsaws since I was a child and would sit with my dad trying to do his ‘big’ ones. Yesterday was a great opportunity to sit and meet like minded people.

    The event was well run, and you could be there to be competitive or just for fun (that was us). Timing on the weekend was great.

    I can go on, but again my sincere thanks. I look forward to any future opportunities.

    Allison Beeforth, QLD

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