Web Paint-by-Number
Weekly Puzzle Creation Challenge

The weekly puzzle creation challenge is a contest run by webpbn users Sylvain (qwerty), Jota (jota), and Tom O'Connell (sensei69). Each week a theme is announced in forum topic #112. Winners are announced in forum topic #114 and there is a winner question and answer in forum topic #122. If you'd like to post a puzzle for the contest, keep the following in mind:

 
Weekly Challenge #179: HATS
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #178: MEDIA
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #177: Arizona
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #176: What will 2016 bring?
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #175: What parents look like to a child.
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #174: The Pope
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #173: Movie Star
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #172: Non American Sports
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #171: MARS
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #170: DNA
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #169: Night Time!
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #168: BBQ Day
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #167: Moving Day!
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #166: BEDS!
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #165: Movie
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
Reconstruction! Only two entries.
 
Weekly Challenge #164: Road Construction
      Last Submission Date: Wednesday, September 5 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #163: Super Bowl
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, September 1 2018
 
Weekly Challenge #162: A Tribute to JAN
      Last Submission Date: Friday, September 28 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #161: ?
      Last Submission Date: Wednesday, September 5 2018
Reconstruction! Only two entries.
 
Weekly Challenge #160: MOVIE THAT MADE YOU CRY
      Last Submission Date: Wednesday, September 5 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #159: PUZZLE IN A PUZZLE
      Last Submission Date: Wednesday, September 5 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #158: BELOW THE WAIST.
      Last Submission Date: Friday, September 21 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #157: If I had three legs
      Last Submission Date: Friday, September 14 2018
Reconstruction
 
Weekly Challenge #156: Drones!
      Last Submission Date: Wednesday, September 7 2016
Thanks to Kristen for re-creating
 
Weekly Challenge #155: What is needed for PEACE?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, August 31 2014
No more than 40 rows and columns. e.g. 20x20
 
Weekly Challenge #154: New York City. Circa 2050
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, August 10 2014
Regular rules!
 
Weekly Challenge #153: What did you slip under the rug?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, July 20 2014
Regular rules! We are having some difficulties today! We'll post the winners tomorrow! Thanks!
 
Weekly Challenge #152: Who's on top?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, June 29 2014
Regular rules apply! (Sensei's request)
 
Weekly Challenge #151: Why would they steal that?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, June 8 2014
Only b/w 25x25 Max.
 
Weekly Challenge #150: Cry baby, cry!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, May 18 2014
Max. 30 by 30. All colors accepted!
 
Weekly Challenge #149: Mouse View, as per Jan # 10256.
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, April 27 2014
B/W only, regular rules apply.
 
Weekly Challenge #148: Dictators.
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, April 6 2014
Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #147: The story of St. Patrick
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 16 2014
regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #146: What's going on in the back of your mind?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 23 2014
25X25 Maximum
 
Weekly Challenge #145: What's on the other side of the fence?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 2 2014
15x15 maximum.
 
Weekly Challenge #144: It's 12/31/2014 @ 12:00pm what are you doing?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, January 12 2014
15 by 15 all colors. Results will be posted on the 13th.
 
Weekly Challenge #143: Winter from Frosty's point of view!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, December 22 2013
Maximum 50 rows and columns, e.g. 25x25
 
Weekly Challenge #142: Homeless ...
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, December 1 2013
B/W, 30x30 and based on puzzle # 23110
 
Weekly Challenge #141: Inspired by Kurt's idea, see comments puzzle # 22949
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 10 2013
Has to be 40x40 and based on puzzle # 22990.
 
Weekly Challenge #140: Inspired by Autumn
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 20 2013
Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #139: War like equipment.
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 29 2013
B/W only, 3 weeks, max. 30x30
 
Weekly Challenge #138: Household Chores!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 8 2013
3 weeks! Regular rules!
 
Weekly Challenge #137: History of Golf!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, August 18 2013
3 weeks! Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #136: History of Aviation!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, July 28 2013
B/W only, 3 weeks, all the rest of regular rules apply.
 
Weekly Challenge #135: What you like about the summer!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, July 7 2013
Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #134: Alone on an island, what/who would you miss the most?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, June 23 2013
Three more weeks!
 
Weekly Challenge #133: What's on top of your bed?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, June 9 2013
Another 3 weeks! Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #132: What's under your bed?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, May 19 2013
3 weeks this time! Regular rules!
 
Weekly Challenge #131: What's the best about democracy?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, April 28 2013
30x30 or smaller
 
Weekly Challenge #130: Why should men give women flowers?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, April 14 2013
Regular rules!
 
Weekly Challenge #129: What did you do as a kid?
      Last Submission Date: Saturday, March 30 2013
Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #128: And the Oscar goes to ...
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 17 2013
Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #127: Seen at a hotel ...
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 3 2013
Only 30x30
 
Weekly Challenge #126: Hospital Emergency
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 17 2013
Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #125: The Queen's Ball
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 3 2013
no more than 60 (20x40, 25x35) all colors
 
Weekly Challenge #124: Be creative!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, January 20 2013
Al issued a challenge to all our friends here on WEBPBN to make a 20x20 B&W or any other configuration not totaling more than 40 in B&W
 
Weekly Challenge #123: "Peace, joy, love of mankind"
      Last Submission Date: Friday, January 6 2012
 
Weekly Challenge #122: What do you give thanks for?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, December 9 2012
Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #121: How do you prepare for a hurricane?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 18 2012
20 x 20 and B/W only!
 
Weekly Challenge #120: HALLOWEEN!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 4 2012
Regular rules apply! And an extra week for FUN!
 
Weekly Challenge #119: What's your spouse doing while you are puzzling in here?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 14 2012
25x25 B/W
 
Weekly Challenge #118: How will you enjoy Autumn?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 30 2012
Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #117: Back to School!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 16 2012
B/W only and 20x20
 
Weekly Challenge #116: How to suffer thru the heat of summer!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 2 2012
Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #115: To honor Jan ...
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, August 19 2012
all puzzles must have at least one blot clue, free subject, 20X20 only.
 
Weekly Challenge #114: Olympics, your favorite ( country, sport, team or players)
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, August 5 2012
No Flags please! Regular rules.
 
Weekly Challenge #113: My hometown!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, July 22 2012
No flags please! And 30X30 only! All colors allowed!
 
Weekly Challenge #112: Summer fun!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, July 8 2012
25x25 no other restrictions!
 
Weekly Challenge #111: Get inspired ...
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, June 24 2012
Only red and blue and fixed 15x15. NO FLAGS!
 
Weekly Challenge #110: Romantic Encounters
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, June 10 2012
B/W only and maximum 50 columns and rows total
 
Weekly Challenge #109: On the street where I live.
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, May 27 2012
Land scape format (but no more that 80) and only B/W
 
Weekly Challenge #108: Wore to the PROM.
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, May 13 2012
 
Weekly Challenge #107: "What would heaven look like" ?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, April 29 2012
All colors allowed... regular sizes apply.
 
Weekly Challenge #106: The Travelling Gnome
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, April 15 2012
google it you'll see.... basic rules apply
 
Weekly Challenge #105: What's in your closet?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, April 1 2012
Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #104: men...what would you like to see different in women....women: what would you like to see different in men?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 18 2012
Regular rules!
 
Weekly Challenge #103: Your favorite childhood memory
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 4 2012
Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #102: What WE can do without webpbn ...
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 19 2012
Normal rules apply.
 
Weekly Challenge #101: 100 winners 100 puzzles
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 5 2012
You can re-imagine any of the past 100 winning puzzles (Each puzzle rule applies)
 
Weekly Challenge #100: How WEBPBN make or change my day (or life)
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, January 22 2012
Inspired by KAI .Regular rules apply!
 
Weekly Challenge #99: What theme would you like to see for # 100?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, January 8 2012
Max. 60 rows and columns. The winner will be decided by Sylvain and that will be the theme for the 100th WCP.
 
Weekly Challenge #98: All I wish for Christmas ...
      Last Submission Date: Monday, December 26 2011
Results will be posted sometime on Wednesday 28th.
 
Weekly Challenge #97: Year 2020: Living on the North Pole
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, December 4 2011
30x30 anything goes and you have 3 weeks so you can enjoy your TG!
 
Weekly Challenge #96: Living on the moon!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 13 2011
No more than 80 (sum of rows & columns), B/W ONLY.
 
Weekly Challenge #95: A view from the grass of ....."honey I shrunk the kids" movie ..... Any size or colors count!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 30 2011
 
Weekly Challenge #94: Asian city seen from a plane at a minimum 10.000 ft altitude
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 16 2011
Basic rules.
 
Weekly Challenge #93: The best of Spain is ...
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 2 2011
Exactly 32 by 27 and NO black
 
Weekly Challenge #92: Under water world
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 18 2011
No more than 80 rows and columns, All 6 colors allowed ;-)
 
Weekly Challenge #91: What's on your Bucket list before summer is over?
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 4 2011
Max. 20x20 (all colors accepted)
 
Weekly Challenge #90: The economy ... your worries ...
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, August 21 2011
Only Black and white and 25x25
 
Weekly Challenge #89: Least ideal man or woman ...
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, August 7 2011
The grid must be 25 x 25 exact.
 
Weekly Challenge #88: Ideal man or woman... what is your fantasy....
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, July 24 2011
The grid must be 25 x 25 exact.
 
Weekly Challenge #87: Farm animals ... in the future....
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, July 10 2011
30x30 or less....no grass
 
Weekly Challenge #86: live in technicolor
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, June 26 2011
no black pixell allow (see topic 122)
 
Weekly Challenge #85: Dreams of future world
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, June 12 2011
20 x 20 or less. Only b/w.... no empty lines.
 
Weekly Challenge #84: Beautiful in so many way
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, May 29 2011
standard rule apply
 
Weekly Challenge #83: Follow the instruction
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, May 15 2011
see topic 112 for instruction
 
Weekly Challenge #82: Conceptual art
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, May 1 2011
see topic # 112 for detail
 
Weekly Challenge #81: Beware of the Butterfly Effect...
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, April 10 2011
see topic #112 for detail
 
Weekly Challenge #80: B&K globe trotting adventure #7 Safari in the Serengeti
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 27 2011
standard rule apply
 
Weekly Challenge #79: B&K Globe trotting adventure #6 : Down Under
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 13 2011
standard rule apply
 
Weekly Challenge #78: B&K globe trotting Adventure #5: Love in the South Pacific
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 27 2011
must have at least one red pixel, else is standard
 
Weekly Challenge #77: Better things come in small doses
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 13 2011
see topic 112 for detail ( Maximum 15x15)
 
Weekly Challenge #76: Send in the Clowns
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, January 30 2011
classic rules apply
 
Weekly Challenge #75: Bob & Kate Globe Trotting Adventure #4 : THailand
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, January 16 2011
see topic # 112 for detail
 
Weekly Challenge #74: Bob & Kate Globe Trotting Adventure #3 : India
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, January 2 2011
see topic # 112 for detail
 
Weekly Challenge #73: Globe-trotting adventure 2: Bob & Kate Honeymoon in Italy
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, December 12 2010
see topic 112 for explanation
 
Weekly Challenge #72: Bob Globe-trotting adventure #1: Canada
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 28 2010
see topic 112 for explanation
 
Weekly Challenge #71: Toons
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 14 2010
 
Weekly Challenge #70: The British Invasion (musically speaking)
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 31 2010
 
Weekly Challenge #69: Famous city #3 : London (UK)
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 17 2010
 
Weekly Challenge #68: Heroes OR Vilains
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 3 2010
check topic 112 for special rules
 
Weekly Challenge #67: Landmark Event #2: Woodstock
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 19 2010
standard rules
 
Weekly Challenge #66: Jan through my eye
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 5 2010
see topic 112 explanation
 
Weekly Challenge #65: Famous city # 2: New York
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, August 22 2010
must have at least one pixel of red, white and blue
 
Weekly Challenge #64: WCP64: Landmark Event #1 : World War II
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, August 8 2010
see topic 112 for special rule
 
Weekly Challenge #63: Famous city #1 : Las Vegas
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, July 25 2010
 
Weekly Challenge #62: Human race
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, July 11 2010
standard rules
 
Weekly Challenge #61: FIFA World Cup
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, June 27 2010
go outside go kicks some balls
 
Weekly Challenge #60: This is Weird !!!
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, June 13 2010
standards rules
 
Weekly Challenge #59: Smaller in real life
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, May 23 2010
see topic 112 for detail
 
Weekly Challenge #58: From the mad Doctor lair
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, May 9 2010
see topic 112 for detail
 
Weekly Challenge #57: Be afraid, be so very afraid
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, April 25 2010
link included in topic 112
 
Weekly Challenge #56: Awful movie ( razzie winner or not)
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, April 11 2010
3 week theme since april 4th is Easter
 
Weekly Challenge #55: Oscar winning movie
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 21 2010
see the link for the list topic 112
 
Weekly Challenge #54: Chinese Shadow and other silhouette
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 7 2010
see topic 112 for special rule
 
Weekly Challenge #53: Circus, Carnaval and Amusement park
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 21 2010
special color rule see topic 112
 
Weekly Challenge #52: In the spirit of the game
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 7 2010
standard rules apply
 
Weekly Challenge #51: from 2000-01-01 to 2009-12-31 memories of a decade
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, January 24 2010
max 30X30 all lign and colum must be used no colour restriction
 
Weekly Challenge #50: Lullaby, fairy tale and others bedtime stories
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, January 10 2010
 
Weekly Challenge #49: Winter Wonderland
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, December 27 2009
must have white .... lol
 
Weekly Challenge #48: NUMBERS
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, December 13 2009
its not call paint-by-numbers for nothing :-)
 
Weekly Challenge #47: family tradition
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 29 2009
with thanksgiving near by its a must
 
Weekly Challenge #46: The End
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 15 2009
 
Weekly Challenge #45: TIME
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 1 2009
 
Weekly Challenge #44: either UP, DOWN or UP AND DOWN
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 18 2009
see special rule in topic 112
 
Weekly Challenge #43: Somewhere out there....
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 27 2009
see special rule in topic 112
 
Weekly Challenge #42: object
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 13 2009
see the special rule in topic 112
 
Weekly Challenge #41: From the pages of a book
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, August 30 2009
 
Weekly Challenge #40: Asia
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, August 16 2009
 
Weekly Challenge #39: CARS
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, August 2 2009
 
Weekly Challenge #38: Africa
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, July 19 2009
 
Weekly Challenge #37: Summer time
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, July 5 2009
 
Weekly Challenge #36: under the sea
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, June 21 2009
must have at least a pixel of blue
 
Weekly Challenge #35: Tackiest thing I ever saw
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, June 7 2009
2 week contest starting this week
 
Weekly Challenge #34: worth 10 points in Scrabble
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, May 24 2009
extended on more week
 
Weekly Challenge #33: battery needed
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, May 10 2009
please be original...
 
Weekly Challenge #32: music to my ...eyes????
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, May 3 2009
 
Weekly Challenge #31: My version of...
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, April 19 2009
please check topic 112 for explanation
 
Weekly Challenge #30: Mythical Creature
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, April 5 2009
thanks Tonia
 
Weekly Challenge #29: Out of the Past: A treasured toy or favorite game from your childhood.
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 29 2009
Thanks Teresa!
 
Weekly Challenge #28: Kiss me !!! I'm Irish
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 22 2009
must have green
 
Weekly Challenge #27: If I only got one wish by a cheap genie
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 15 2009
 
Weekly Challenge #26: Must see TV
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 8 2009
please add the links to it in the first comment
 
Weekly Challenge #25: In my backyard
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, March 1 2009
 
Weekly Challenge #24: Prove us wrong : patterns & letters
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 22 2009
see topic 112 for explanation
 
Weekly Challenge #23: Love , Love, Love
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 15 2009
the puzzle must be in red and white only
 
Weekly Challenge #22: Sport logo
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 8 2009
 
Weekly Challenge #21: USA past, present, futur
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, February 1 2009
must have at least one pixel of Red, White and Blue, NO FLAG
 
Weekly Challenge #20: symbol of my city
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, January 25 2009
no letter ( even for New Yorker)
 
Weekly Challenge #19: Real Size image
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, January 18 2009
 
Weekly Challenge #18: This is my best puzzle
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, January 11 2009
two week to post, one puzzle by user
 
Weekly Challenge #17: Christmas song
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, December 21 2008
 
Weekly Challenge #16: X-mas and Holiday Fun
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, December 14 2008
 
Weekly Challenge #15: Create your WC logo
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, December 7 2008
 
Weekly Challenge #14: Favorite song, Favorite book
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 30 2008
no letter puzzle accept, only image
 
Weekly Challenge #13: Animals
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 23 2008
 
Weekly Challenge #12: Beginner's Puzzle
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 16 2008
max size 15X15 only B&W
 
Weekly Challenge #11: On the menu
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 9 2008
 
Weekly Challenge #10: Scary, Spooky, Terrifying little image
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, November 2 2008
be scary its Halloween
 
Weekly Challenge #9: Use to be so cool, but now...
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 26 2008
 
Weekly Challenge #8: Back in 1980 or 1990
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 19 2008
 
Weekly Challenge #7: On My Computer Screen
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 12 2008
 
Weekly Challenge #6: Starting with the Letter P
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, October 5 2008
 
Weekly Challenge #5: Hi, My Name is Todd
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 28 2008
 
Weekly Challenge #4: Getting Dusty on the Shelf
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 21 2008
This week: all puzzles must use black, white and one other color.
 
Weekly Challenge #3: In My Grocery Bag
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 14 2008
 
Weekly Challenge #2: A Place I Need To See
      Last Submission Date: Sunday, September 7 2008
 
Weekly Challenge #1: My Favorite Movie
      Last Submission Date: Monday, September 1 2008