Hidden Contest by ????
The hidden contest may be presented at any time. Find it. Solve it. Do what it says.
Wednesday, July 6th
5:00PM SiLiCon Picnic [at Liberty Park's Rice Pavilion]
Thursday, July 7th
8:00PM Welcome! An evening of puzzles and games:
Puzzlemasters All by Mr E
Mixer, based on Willz's Sunday NPR segment, in which everyone gets to play Puzzlemaster.
Blankety Blanks by Murdoch
A trivia quiz with a twist: In each question some words, all starting with the same letter, are blanked out.
Cryptic Mad Libs by Ucaoimhu and $8.90
Supply some choice words. Then face a cryptic challenge.
Use Google Content by Elfman
Oh, Beehive! by LeXman
Just Add Salt by Zebraboy
Over-the-weekend cryptics for pairs solving. Solutions are due by 8:00PM Saturday.
Friday, July 8th
4:30PM How to Solve Cryptic Crosswords [workshop] by Hot
Explaining all the types of cryptic clues,
followed by a special introductory puzzle.
8:00PM Another evening of puzzles and games:
Dictionary Triathlon by T McAy
Given a starting dictionary entry, think of the next entry alphabetically that fits a given rule.
Dilemma by Tinhorn
Questions with an either-or choice of answers. Bonus points for accurately assessing the probability you're correct.
Shrediting by Rubrick
Everyone gets to make verse worse in this creative poetry-mangling game.
Saturday, July 9th
10:00AM Business meeting
2:15PM An afternoon of pencil-and-paper competitions:
Time Test by Willz
Seven wordplay challenges. 30 minutes. Go!
Urban Renewal by Manx
A city-building word puzzle.
Casey at the Flat [flat-solving competition] compiled by Saxifrage
In which every flat is related to sports — baseball, football, Quidditch, whatever.
5:30PM Convention photo (dressing up is welcome)
7:00PM The Golden Sphinx Awards presented by Teki [after dinner]
Recognizing outstanding achievement in contributions to The Enigma in 2015.
8:00PM Salt Lake City Buzz [extravaganza] by Colossus
A team-solving challenge guaranteeing
everyone a honey of a time!
Sunday, July 10th
10:30AM Awards for all the weekend contests
|Fri Dinner||6:00 - 8:00 PM|
|Sat Breakfast||8:30 - 9:30 AM|
|Sat Lunch||Noon - 1:00 PM|
|Sat Dinner||6:00 - 8:00 PM|
|Sun Breakfast||8:30 - 9:30 AM|
|All meals are served in the Olympus Ballroom|