The puzzle world is filled with events, hunts, tournaments, and all sorts of great things to keep solvers busy all year long. Puzzle Pile helps to keep the puzzle community up to date by running the Calendar Lineup on the first of each month, showing off what’s coming up during that time. Check out what’s going on, there’s a wide range of puzzle activities running all over the world and online, many of which are free to join in on.
Sept. 29 – Oct. 1
An online puzzle hunt open to people anywhere in the world, for teams of one to four.
DCPHR – 2017
DCPHR, stands for D.C. Puzzle Hunters, is by day-long puzzle hunt taking place in Washington D.C. and is a day-long walking event.
The sixteenth puzzle hunt from the Boston Area Puzzle Hunt League (BAPHL), held in Boston, Mass.
Puzzled Pint – October 2017
Puzzled Pint is a free puzzle hunt held at a local bars, in cities throughout the U.S. and the rest of the world on the second Tuesday of every month.
Puzzle Boat 4
Puzzle Boat 4 is an online puzzle hunt that will include over 150 puzzles, multiple meta puzzles, and an overall meta-meta puzzle.
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Oct. 15 – 20
World Puzzle & Sudoku Championships 2017
The World Puzzle Federation brings together nation’s top puzzle solving teams to compete in international competition to see which country will be the best in Sudoku and Puzzle solving.
Oct. 20 – 21
Trials of Bahamut: New York – 2017
SCRAP Entertainment teams up with Square Enix for a massive-sized escape room event based on the classic RPG from Japan, Final Fantasy 14.
Martin Gardner’s 103rd Birthday
The 103rd birthday of Martin Gardner, an American writer that popularized puzzles in his column Mathematical Games, appearing in Scientific American.
Crosswords L.A. – 2017
Back to a live tournament, Crosswords L.A. features puzzles from some of the community’s most recognized designers, with profits going to charity.
Oakland Treasure Hunt – 2017
Puzzle hunters will take to the streets of the Oakland area for three hours, in the latest run of this annual puzzle hunt.
Hunt for Justice
A puzzle hunt for teams of one to four players, which will receive a box of puzzles to solve together, at the same time as other teams throughout the world.
Oct. 27 – 29
PAX Aus – 2017
One of Penny Arcade’s convention series whose focus is based on all forms of gaming and culture, taking place in Melbourne, Australia.