Blue Lobster Bowl

19th Annual Blue Lobster Bowl
A Regional Competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl

Saturday, March 5, 2016 (snow date - March 6)

To apply to participate in this year's bowl, please complete a Team Intent Form for each of your school's A, B, and/or C teams.

One form per team is due via e-mail ( by December 15, 2015. Team Intent Forms are critical for the planning process.

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.


2014 Tournament
2013 Tournament

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.

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. Learn more about volunteer opportunities with the Blue Lobster Bowl.


To learn more about the program, or ask questions, please contact us at:

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