Blue Lobster Bowl

17th Annual Blue Lobster Bowl
A Regional Competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl

Saturday, March 1st, 2014
Time: 9:30 AM – 6 PM

Register at MIT Kirsch Auditorium, 32-123.

Competition classrooms in MIT Buildings 32, 56, and 66. from 10 AM – 5 PM

Finals and closing ceremony in MIT Kirsch Auditorium, 32-123.

Particpating High Schools for the 2014 Blue Lobster Bowl
Acton-Boxborough, Brookline, Cambridge Rindge and Latin, Chelmsford, Community Academy of Science and Health, Fitchburg, Jeremiah E. Burke High School, Lexington, Lincoln-Sudbury, Marblehead, Newton North, Newton South, North Andover, North Reading, Phillips Academy

About The Blue Lobster Bowl

The Blue Lobster Bowl, Massachusetts' regional marine science quiz bowl, is one of the 25 annual regional competitions that comprise the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) competition.

During the full-day competition, teams of high school students are quizzed on their knowledge of ocean science subjects including chemistry, biology, engineering, history, ecology, climate change, and weather.

Watch a video from the 2013 tournament

Now in its 17th 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.

Volunteer at the Blue Lobster Bowl

Every year, more than 70 volunteers from around the state come to MIT to help us run the Blue Lobster Bowl. Contact us to a become part of the day-long, academic challenge. To Volunteer, please register by Feb. 13 at Learn more about volunteer opportunities with the Blue Lobster Bowl.


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