Las Vegas, Nevada 2022-06-22 13:33:28 –
Las Vegas (KLAS) — The first international jigsaw puzzle competition will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in July this year. The tournament is open to all age groups from Friday, July 8th to Sunday, July 10th.
Events include puzzle contests, exhibitions, influencer meet and greets, charity jigsaw puzzle exchanges, and innovative attempts to set the Guinness World Records for the world’s largest commercial jigsaw puzzles.
The tournament costs up to $ 60,000 and is a prize for puzzle contests over the age of five. There is a communal mural where participants can create and add their own puzzle pieces.
In addition to this, there is a charity jigsaw puzzle exchange fundraiser. Participants can exchange their current puzzles with other participating guests to benefit the New Horizons Academy, a local accredited non-profit school. The academy provides kindergarten to high school education for young people with autism, learning differences and other special needs.
Guests will also have the opportunity to join the convention team with the goal of breaking the Guinness World Record for “Completing the World’s Largest Jigsaw Puzzle” with 54,000 pieces of puzzles. The previous record was 51,300.
Tickets start at $ 14.95 per person and can be purchased at. Jigsaw Puzzle International Convention Website.. Convention hours are from 10 am to 6 pm on Fridays and Saturdays and from 10 am to 5 pm on Sundays.