Join PUZZLES: Help Organize the Princeton Puzzle Hunt!

One Saturday last year, 160 Princeton students met up to solve 30 fun puzzles, work with friends, and run around campus searching for clues. This year, the group that brought you Princeton’s inaugural Puzzle Hunt is looking to plan an even more successful one! PUZZLES is looking for enthusiastic officers to help us plan out the next event, and some exciting puzzle events we’re planning on having:

The inaugural Princeton Puzzle Hunt is a day-long competition where teams race to solve as many puzzles as possible.

The new Puzzle Challenge is a semester-long puzzle competition, where teams will solve new puzzles released weekly. We will have a running scoreboard based on the number of puzzles each team solves. Winning teams will be recognized at the Puzzle Hunt.

We’re hiring officers and Puzzle Authors to help us write puzzles and organize the events listed above! A brief description of each position is below, and fill out this form by Sunday, December 1st at 2:00 PM to be considered:

  • Puzzle Author (many): We need people to help us write puzzles for the puzzle hunt! If you like doing brainteasers, crosswords, or riddles, this is the role for you! Low time commitment, only a brief knowledge of puzzles is required.

  • Puzzle Czar (1): You will lead the puzzle authors to create puzzles that will be used in our events, managing meetings every month. Experience with puzzle hunts doing puzzles preferred.

  • Event Coordinator (1-2): You will have ownership over planning both the Puzzle Challenge and Puzzle Hunt, working closely with the presidents and Puzzle Czar to create a fun event for everyone.

  • Treasurer (1): You will be responsible for coordinating with our corporate sponsors such as Google, Jane Street, and Microsoft to get prizes and funding for our events. Additionally, you will help with tracking down finances and ordering prizes and

Hansen Qian and Stephen Cognetta

PUZZLES Co-Presidents

PS. Check out past puzzles from last year here:!