Blue Lobster Bowl

20th Annual Blue Lobster Bowl

A Regional Competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl

Event will be Saturday, March 4, 2017, and include up to 24 teams!

Snow postponement date is Sunday 3/5/17, and registered teams and volunteers will be notified of any postponement by 3/3/17.

Coaches will check-in for their teams at 9:30am, and the competition day will conclude at 6pm.

All student and parent questions should be addressed to team coaches.

COMPETE

To apply to participate in the 2017 competition, please complete a 2017 Team Intent Form for each of your school's A, B, and/or C teams. One form per team and $50 registration fee (or application for fee waiver due to financial need) must be received by December 19, 2016, at PMD, PO Box 120189, Boston, MA 02112-0189. Team Intent Forms are critical for the planning process.

VOLUNTEER

Volunteers Are Needed to run the 20th Annual Blue Lobster Bowl!

LEARN MORE about the competition, volunteer roles, and training sessions

APPLY to VOLUNTEER online from December 1, 2016 to February 8, 2017

You can manage your application for up to a week.

There will be VOLUNTEER TRAINING at the following times :

  • February 25, 2017 (Saturday) at MIT
  • February 27, 2017 (Monday) from 3-5pm at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • February 28, 2017 (Tuesday) at MIT
  • March 1, 2017 (Wednesday) at MIT

Please SHARE this opportunity with your ocean-loving friends and colleagues, particularly those with ocean-related careers and other STEM role models.

RESOURCES FOR TEAMS

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RESOURCES FOR COACHES

This year, the National Ocean Sciences Bowl will provide professional development opportunities to middle and high school educators via a webinar series. Guest experts will address issues related to the 2017 theme "Blue Energy: Powering the Planet with Our Ocean" and subtopics. Each of the presenters will give a live webinar presentation on their current research or topic of interest, followed by a Q&A session.

For more information and to watch recordings of previous webinars, visit the NOSB Professional Development Opportunities website.


About The Blue Lobster Bowl

Now in its 20th year, the Blue Lobster Bowl includes over 120 students from as many as 24 Massachusetts high schools. The National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) was created in 1998 in honor of the International Year of the Ocean and, since its inception, the competition has grown to include 300 schools and over 2,000 students annually.

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Now in its 19th year, the Blue Lobster Bowl includes over 120 students from as many as 24 Massachusetts high schools. The NOSB was created in 1998 in honor of the International Year of the Ocean and, since its inception, the competition has grown to include 300 schools and over 2,000 students annually.

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Questions?

To learn more about the program, or ask questions, please contact us at: blb@mit.edu.

This page was last modified: December 2, 2016 3:42 pm

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